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 SILK- "The Queen of fibers"

 

Embodying so many unique characteristics, silk has been crowned the Queen of fibers for being the strongest natural fiber, the most absorbent fabric equal to wool, and the most luxurious- renowned for its' beautiful drape and elegant luster of pearl.  

 

Silk Habotai - is the lightweight silk used for all light -medium lightweight silk products. It is the silk of choice when an airy and translucent look is preffered. 

 

 

 

Heavier weight of Habotai...

Silk Crepe de Chine has a graceful drape, a very soft texture, and is a more substantial weight than Habotai. This silk is used for most apparel. Because of its' slightly crinkled surface, it is less sheen, still holding the same level of absorbency and able to soak up dyes very well. This silk is what is commonly used for  silk apparel in the