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Four Silk Categories
Mulberry is the most popular of all categories of silk and
produced by Bombyx mori that completely feeds on the leaves of mulberry plant. This
type of silk is what most commercial silk is made.
There are also different kinds of weaving and combination
of different materials that makes silk products has different look and prices.
Below are few examples:
- Satin Lingerie - Lots of
material can use the satin style weaving and thus make the up side of the
material shinny and slicky. Silk
Satin Lingerie products Silkbedding4u.com presented are the material used
to make lingerie clothing. It is
combined with 3 different kind of other material such as nylon with 100%
mulberry silk. Satin Lingerie
bedding is soft and shinny.
- Acetate Bridal - Silk combined
with fine acetate material is most used with bridal dresses and related
items. That is why it calls
bridal. This material can be more
conforming to make bed making easier.
- Silk Charmeuse - charmeuse is
a silk fabric with satin weaving.
This kind of weaving makes the material look lustrous and it drape
well. It is so soft and can be
fragile and difficult to handle at time.
However, it is absolutely elegant and stylish. This is the highest quality of silk
bedding you can find. It is also
the highest price of all silk products.
Sometimes cotton is blended with silk charmeuse; it produced a
semi-lustrous look and actually.
Silk Charmeuse combined with cotton provides the better of 2
materials. This blended material is
easier to care and is used to make bedding products and draperies.
Mostly Tasar or Tussah is used to craft furnishing items. This
silk is made from silk worm called Antherarea Mylitta. They are reared on Arjun
and Asan plant as a replacement for mulberry plant. This kind of silk is less
lustrous than mulberry silk and they have a copper color. Other varieties of
tasar silk are in better quality when they are produced by Anthrea proyeli J.
that is fed on natural oak wood plant.
Muga comes from Asian, India. It came from Antheraea
assamensis silkworms that is nourished on the leaves of Soalu plant. This silk
has a color of golden yellow.
In order to get Eri, silk worms are should be reared on
castor leaves and they call these silk worms as Philosamia ricini. It is also named
Endi or Errandi.