Silk for pure glamour

photo 3 (2)For luxury: Silk was first produced in China more than 6000 years ago, but the secrets of sericulture – the art of silk making – were so closely guarded that for a long time it was  believed in the West to be made from mulberry leaves themselves. Silk was a valuable trading commodity along the ancient Silk Road, which brought the treasures of Asia into Europe.  

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For glamour:  Ah yes, it’s good to dream…in the words of one Chinese proverb: “With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.”

 

                                                               

Take me to the silk shop, please!

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