Things You Need to Know About Mulberry Silk

Things You Need to Know About Mulberry Silk

Why Mulberry Silk?

Mulberry Silk is the highest grade of silk you can find in the market. So, what makes mulberry silk so good? Mulberry silk is produced by silkworms. These silkworms have a rich diet consisting mulberry leaves and they produce a stronger, shinier silk fibre than other silk sources.

 

What is momme?

Momme(mm) is used to measure density of silk fabrics and provide understanding of the quality in a silk fabric. Higher mm means stronger and more durable the silk is.

 

How to Identify Silk?

  1. Burn silk – The scent of burnt silk should smell very similar to human hair.
  2. Burnt Silk Residue – The ash of burnt silk should be black, crispy and can be easily grinded into powder whereby fake silk will leave a sticky residue which is difficult to break apart.

 

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