Silk is a natural fiber known for its luster, shine, strength, and durability. Silk is the epitome of luxury due to its high cost to produce, soft feel, and elegant appearance, and it is thus a popular textile in high-end and couture fashion design.
|Fabric composition||Fibers created by the silkworm insect|
|Fabric possible thread count variations||Up to 600 (momme count is more important)|
|Fabric breathability||Highly breathable|
|Heat retention abilities||Low|
|Prone to pilling/bubbling||Low|
|Country where fabric was first produced||China|
|Biggest exporting/producing country today||China|