History: silk was first discovered in 1929 but is said to be between 6000-7000 years old.

How: it is produced from the silk worms cocoon, which is unraveled by hand or machine.

Where: Japan, India, Brazil, China

Fiber Properties: strong, elasticity, resists, wrinkling, absorbent, drapes easily

Caring for your Silk: hand wash, air dry (no bleaches), perspiration, deodorants.

Uses: Silk in made used in many different ways like blankets and lingerie to shorts and silk pajamas to dressing gowns.

concerns: none

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