Silk, a fabric used and treasured for thousands of years. Once produced by a secret method known only to Chinese, silk was weighed and priced as gold. Silk like any other luxury item is a must have in your wardrobe- it may be in the form a heavy silk used for weaving Banarsi Saree or a lighter version of silk i.e. crepe.
To attain this beautiful fabric is not an easy task, the process is highly labour intensive and complicated. Silk is an animal protein fiber produced by certain insects to build their cocoons and webs. This basics steps involved are-
A)Sericulture B)Hatching the eggs and feeding C)Spinning the cocoon D)Reeling the filament
Types of silk- 1. Mulberry silk 2. Tussar Silk 3. Eri Silk 4. Muga Silk
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