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Silk And Mulberry Silk
- Sep 14, 2018 -
Silk and mulberry silk


Usually when the woven silk factory is used to calling silk, or when buying clothes, it will be said that the clothes are silk. In the fiber identification, the silk is said to be, for example, the composition of the fabric is 100% silk.


That is to say, their relationship is that the composition of silk fabric is mulberry silk. Silk is the raw material, and silk is the processed fabric. In layman's terms, the two are equivalent.



Silk is called  silk from the middle of the last century, and rayon is produced in large  quantities. In order to distinguish rayon, the silk is called "silk" -  the real silk. Before this, the "silk" in the world refers to mulberry silk, and silk is the fabric of mulberry silk textile.


Silk is a continuous long fiber formed by the secretion of silk secretion during silkworm crusting. Also  known as "raw silk" before treatment, the texture is slightly hard and  translucent; after the raw silk refining degumming, it is soft and  shiny, called "cooked silk". Silk, like cashmere, is one of the earliest animal fibers used by humans.


Silk  is divided into mulberry silk, tussah silk, cassava silk, tussah silk,  and willow silk according to the food used for sericulture. However,  almost the mulberry silk is the best seen in the market. The quality of  mulberry silk is the most mature.


The silk fabric is  smooth, soft and lustrous. It has the feeling of warm winter and cool in  summer. It has a unique "silk" phenomenon when rubbing, has good  extensibility, good heat resistance, but is not resistant to salt water  erosion. For chlorine-containing bleach or chlorine-containing detergents, use a neutral detergent.



Silk category

In  addition to the common high-gloss taffeta and plain satin, silk has  many other weaves, the same is 100% silk, but has different styles.

Silk  fabrics are divided into 14 categories and 43 categories, including:  spinning, wrinkles, satin, crepe, yarn, velvet, velvet, brocade, enamel,  crepe, georgette, medlar, silk. Common silk  fabric varieties according to the process are roughly double crepe, heavy crepe,georgette, double georgette, heavy georgette, crepe satin, plain satin, elastic crepe satin and  so on.

The silk feels soft and elegant, the texture is delicate, and there will be wrinkles in the hand. Pure silk fabric refers to fabrics that use 100% silk and are not doped with other ingredients. 


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