Here's Everything You Want to Know about Your Favourite Fabric, Silk !!
December 02, 2016
The bond shared between silk & womankind is quite deep that they always take so much care for their silk sarees. Here are few strong tips to follow every now & then while you wear, wash, dry or clean them. Also some true facts & interesting facts to know about them, if you are a true silk lover.
Must-Know Care Tips for SilkNever spray silk with perfume or deodorant
Never bleach silk
Never expose silk to direct sunlight for longer periods of time
Don't spray silk with water while ironing
Don't treat individual stains with water
Always iron the backside only
Never wring dry
Silk fibre is the strongest natural fibre, which makes it long-lasting
Silk is a multi-climate fabric, warm in winters & cool in summers
Pure silk have the quality of deformation resistance which makes it less wrinkled.
Silk is the only fabric with natural shimmer & shine.
The Burn Test will indicate whether the piece of fabric is pure silk or not. Silk will curl away from the flame & leaves a brittle & crushable black bead after burning.
Interesting Facts About Your Favourite Silk Sarees
-If your Kanchipuram saree is genuine, it will have its body and border woven in separate sections. These sections are interlocked in a joint so strong that it does not detach even if the saree gets a tear.
-The pure kanchipuram silk saree have pure gold & silver threads in the zari.
-Chanderi Silk sarees are lightweight and bear a glossy, transparent look. In fact, transparency is a unique feature of these saris, which cannot be found in any other textile.
-Assam silk comes in three major types – Paat, Muga and Eri. Out of this trio, Muga is the costliest & rarest. One major character of Muga silk is, it gets shinier after every wash.
-The designs on a Pochampally saree are always woven and never printed. You’d be surprised to know that the air hostesses of Air India, the government’s official air carrier, are always draped in Pochampally silk sarees because of its high value of cultural heritage. -One Patola silk sari requires a time span of four to six months to be completed.
A double-ikat Patola saree can be worn from any side as both the sides of the saree bear the same look.
So make sure you know everything about the favourite clothing & share it with your group who cares for silk saree like the way you do. Let the evergreen silk saree of your's, live longer with proper care.Disclaimer: All images of celebrities/models used in the article are purely for reference and they do not support/endorse the brand. The shown images are taken from different public domains. All product images shown are products of picksilk.com.