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SILKS
SYNTHETICS
WOOL
WOVEN SILK
FIBER
PILLOW
BLANKET
COCOONS
PASHMINA
GARMENT
SILKWORM
UNDERWEAR
CROSSWISE RIB
LINGERIE
TIES
RAW SILK
SPIDER SILK
MATERIAL
EMBROIDERY
PROTEIN
PURE
DRAPES
CHINA SILK
COMFORTERS
DUPIONI
IRREGULAR
SILK NATURAL
TAFFETA
SATIN
PEAU DE SOIE
MADE
GROSGRAIN
BROCADE
WEAVE
SECRET
SILK FABRICS
WILD
HABOTAI
GUM
SUIT
TYPE SILK
CREPE
PERSPIRATION
WILD SILKWORMS
SILK RAYON
SILK
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. Silk is the fine thread with which a silkworm spins its cocoon.
  2. Silk is an animal textile made from the fibers of the cocoon of the Chinese silkworm.
  3. Silk is a natural fiber. (Web site)
  4. Silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles.
  5. Silk is a natural protein fiber, like human hair, taken from the cocoon of the silkworm. (Web site)

Silks

  1. Silk rapidly became a popular luxury fabric in the many areas accessible to Chinese merchants, because of its texture and lustre.
  2. See who is blogging about Silk Pajamas.
  3. Color is often uneven; usually referred to as "raw" silk.
  4. They even have silk boxers and robes for the BHM in your life. (Web site)
  5. -Silk Diaper Liners are 5X10 inches and designed to fit inside a cloth diaper.

Synthetics

  1. Mostly made in rayon and synthetics but some in silk. (Web site)
  2. Silk prices increased dramatically and US industry begun to look for substitutes, which led to the use of synthetics like nylon.
  3. Honan Fiber: Silk, also from man-made synthetics.

Wool

  1. Design and manufacture of bedroom and table lines, from cotton, linen, silk, wool, polyester and blends.
  2. Knitwear Women's knitwear in cashmere, wool, silk, cotton and viscose. Site in Italian, German and English.
  3. It has a smooth hand and a gloss finish. Embued with Subtle Elegance, this is a silk, cashmere, wool and viscose blend to make it wrinkle resistant. (Web site)

Woven Silk

  1. For second to none style in a smooth and cool finish choose a woven Silk tie and let others admire your taste.
  2. It is available in plum and curry, or passion and ginger colors. This reversible throw is made of pure woven silk with a touch of microfiber for body.

Fiber

  1. Natural Fibers - Cotton, wool, or silk hosiery fibers.
  2. It is a natural insulator. Because it is a natural fiber, silk is hypoallergenic.
  3. Because silk is a natural fiber, it breathes, is absorbent, and is comfortable. (Web site)
  4. One of the earliest varieties of rayon, cupro fibers are white, transparent and very silk-like. (Web site)
  5. Exporters and suppliers of silk fabrics, yarns and fibers. Also, silk cushion-covers, scarves, stoles and made-ups.

Pillow

  1. Top off your silk pillow with a silk pillowcase. (Web site)
  2. Each silk set comes with the duvet cover, two pillow shams and an elegant silk bag.
  3. Click here to order a set of our Standard Pillowcases to cover your silk-filled pillow.

Blanket

  1. Sckoon zen and soft drape of silk and organic cotton clothes, sleepwear, blankets.
  2. - Silk blankets and quilt bedding is a wonderful way to celebrate baby into our earthly world.

Cocoons

  1. By a process known as sericulture, silk is obtained from the cocoon of the silkworm larva. (Web site)
  2. The cocoons are delivered to the filature (factory), where the silk is unwound from the cocoons.
  3. Silk yarns made from the cocoon of two ilk worms that have nested toghether. (Web site)

Pashmina

  1. Apparel and accessories made from cashmere, pashmina, silk and cotton. (Web site)
  2. The complete range of shawls in pashmina, silk, rayon, wool and shamina. (Web site)
  3. Handmade Thai silk dresses, pashmina shawls, handbags, silk flowers and fabric by the yard. (Web site)

Garment

  1. Screen printing t-shirt and shirt printing printed garments silk screening and custom t-shirts.
  2. Specialize in silk screen printing and transfer printing on garment labels, fittings and logos. (Web site)
  3. Today, silk is yet another word for elegance, and silk garments are prized for their versatility, wearability and comfort. (Web site)

Silkworm

  1. Chinese Empress, Hsi Ling Shi studied the silkworm and learned the art of unwinding the silk from the cocoon and made silk fabric from it.
  2. Muga, the golden silk, and Eri are produced by silkworms that are native only to Assam.

Underwear

  1. Silk long underwear for men and women.
  2. Silk underwear and lingerie men and women all sizes, comfortable and affordable.

Crosswise Rib

  1. Faille silk Ribbed silk with crosswise rib effect. (Web site)
  2. Textured, closely woven fabric of raised crosswise ribs, made of silk; used for neckwear. (Web site)

Lingerie

  1. Designer silk lingerie.
  2. World wide internet retailer of sexy designer lingerie & silk nightwear.

Ties

  1. Silk ties assure the best knot. They can also be dry cleaned.
  2. Croatia based necktie tie of the finest quality silk scarf silk designer neck tie one design genuine neckties.
  3. Cravatteshop com italian silk necktie co ltd is a designer neck tie ks to sharra fine selection of designer.

Raw Silk

  1. Silk noil is also called "raw silk", although that is a misnomer.
  2. It is woven from wild tussah silk and it is a "raw silk". (Web site)
  3. A European bale would be 100 kg; Canton bale 48 kg of raw silk.

Spider Silk

  1. In 2000, Nexia, a Canadian biotechnology company, was successful in producing spider silk protein in transgenic goats.
  2. It is the interplay between the hard crystalline segments, and the elastic semi amorphous regions, that gives spider silk its extraordinary properties.
  3. Other efforts have involved extracting the spider silk gene and using other organisms to produce the required amount of spider silk.

Material

  1. A man's kimono is usually dark-blue, brown, gray or black. The material is silk or handwoven wool for winter and cotton for summer.
  2. For sensual sophistication that speaks of nothing but unadulterated class, it`s hard to beat Silk as the premier material in garment making.

Embroidery

  1. Custom silk-screen printing and embroidery on items such as shirts and totes.
  2. The bride’s designer gown of white silk organza was adorned with ivory silk floss embroidery and beadwork on the bodice.

Protein

  1. Silk Silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles.
  2. The spider's highly sophisticated spinneret is instrumental in organizing the silk proteins into strong domains.
  3. Sericin (also called Silk Gum) A sticky protein material that coats the fiber filaments as they are extruded from the silkworm’s spinnerets.

Pure

  1. Pure silk neckwear and fine shirtings. (Web site)
  2. Silk merbund Sets Luxurious super 100s pure wool.
  3. The stitching threads used may be wool, silk, or rarely cotton.
  4. Woven silk ties fully lined with pure wool. Made in England.

Drapes

  1. Silk retains its shape, drapes well, caresses the figure, and shimmers with a luster all its own. (Web site)
  2. Hendrickson picked up silk drapes in an earthy tone and white sheers to lighten up and bring comfort to a bedroom with slick modern furniture.

China Silk

  1. A little heavier than China Silk, but similar. (Web site)
  2. There are various weights of China silk from light, used for linings and many "washable silks" with the wrinkled look, to heavy for shirts and dresses.
  3. Silk Broadcloth is a plain weave silk in various weights; crisper than china silk.

Comforters

  1. Some more expensive comforters blend cotton with silk or rayon. (Web site)
  2. It is a great alternative to our silk filled comforter. The blanket is available in pink, cielo blue, or sand colors.

Dupioni

  1. The fibers will give a thick and thin appearance which is known as a Dupioni Silk. (Web site)
  2. You are currently browsing the silk dupioni bedding weblog archives for July, 2006.

Irregular

  1. Crepe--A light weight silk, silk and wool, or all wool or cotton cloth of irregular weave. (Web site)
  2. Dupioni Silk A crisp fabric with irregular slubs. (Web site)

Silk Natural

  1. Filament: A continuous strand of natural or synthetic fiber. Silk is a natural filament. (Web site)
  2. Aurora Silk - Natural Dyes and Natural FibersNaturally dyed silk and hemp yarns and dyestuffs.

Taffeta

  1. Taffeta in silk will not wear, as long as other high quality silks, since weighting is given the fabric to make it stiff.
  2. Silk Taffeta has a crisp drape. (Web site)
  3. Manufacturers of tie died habutai, oxford and taffeta silk fabrics for apparel applications. (Web site)

Satin

  1. Most linings are made from a silk and satin blend. (Web site)
  2. Silk satin is a satin weave with a plain back.
  3. Silk ruched jacket, satin circle skirt, from Banana Republic .

Peau De Soie

  1. Peau de Soie is a stout, soft silk with fine cross ribs.
  2. Those who cannot pronounce Peau de Soie (French for -skin of silk') call this Duchess Satin.

Made

  1. They were originally a luxury made out of silk.
  2. They are generally made of white linen, though the rich favor silk.
  3. Custom made silk neckties, scarves, and bow ties.

Grosgrain

  1. Faille soft ribbed silk with wider ribs than seen in grosgrain ribbon.
  2. At Lincoln University officers' robes are of grosgrain, with satin facings, but whether they must be of silk is not specified.

Brocade

  1. Fibre: Cotton brocade often has the ground of cotton and the pattern of rayon and silk. (Web site)
  2. Matelasse—A silk and wool or all wool brocade, usually for coats. (Web site)

Weave

  1. Often used in shirting. Silk linen has a nubby yarn in a plain weave.
  2. Tussah silk (tussah means wild) is a plain weave silk fabric from "wild" silk worms.

Secret

  1. The Chinese guarded the secret of the silk worm. (Web site)
  2. Finally, two poor monks told Emperor Justinian of Constantinople that they had learned the secret of silk.

Silk Fabrics

  1. Silk fabrics can be hand washed. (Web site)
  2. Pratishtha Silks in India welcomes you to a world of pure and natural silk fabrics.
  3. Use clove sticks while stacking silk fabrics and sarees, as it keeps the moths at bay. (Web site)

Wild

  1. Wild silks also tend to be more difficult to dye than silk from the cultivated silkworm.
  2. Most silk is collected from cultivated worms; Tussah silk, or wild silk, is a thicker, shorter fiber produced by worms in their natural habitat.

Habotai

  1. All of the scarves are 100% Silk. I use China silk Habotai fabric for all the batik fabric designed scarves.
  2. Habotai Silk: This silk is soft, lightweight, and lustrous with a graceful drape and smooth surface.

Gum

  1. Made from silk of the finest lightly twisted yarn, woven in gum condition, then degummed after weaving.
  2. The silk comes from two little orifices in the head in the form of a glutinous gum which hardens into a fine elastic fiber. (Web site)

Suit

  1. A silk suit can go to the office and, with a change of accessories and a blouse, transform into an elegant dinner ensemble. (Web site)
  2. The silk cashmere blend is a proper suiting material in a 10 ounce weight ideal for an all year round suit. (Web site)

Type Silk

  1. The best-known type of silk is obtained from cocoons made by the larvae of the silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture).
  2. Charmeuse, a classic and elegant satin and crepe weave, is a traditional type of silk commonly used for luxury bedding. (Web site)
  3. A type of silk that is tightly twisted to give it a crinkled look. (Web site)

Crepe

  1. Crepe de Chine Silk warp adn crepe twist silk filling 25 x 22. (Web site)
  2. Some of the salwar kameez fabrics are crepe, georgette, net, satin, silk.
  3. Silk saris classified as handloom, crepe, printed, and Kanchipuram.
  4. Georgette sheer crepe silk, heavier than chiffon and with a crinkle surface.

Perspiration

  1. Perspiration contains salts that can damage fabrics, especially silk.
  2. Perspiration stains can damage and deteriorate silk more than cotton or polyester. (Web site)

Wild Silkworms

  1. This is because wild silkworms tear the cocoon silk into shorter fibers when they leave. (Web site)
  2. Wild silkworms feed on leaves other than mulberry leaves.Tussah silk is similar to shantung, with silk from the wild.

Silk Rayon

  1. Weave: Crosswise rib with silk or rayon warp.
  2. Made of raw silk or rayon.
  3. Cotele - A French term for bengaline made from a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling which is given a hard twist.
  4. A smooth fabric, as of silk or rayon, woven with a glossy face and a dull back. (Web site)

Silk

  1. Real or artificial silk rug?. (Web site)
  2. Designer name handbags and silk scarves.
  3. All silk comes from Asia, primarily China. It is soft and has a brilliant sheen. (Web site)
  4. Tattoo designs hand silk-screened onto sheer nylon pantyhose.
  5. Spanish wedding lace and shawls produced using rayon, nylon, poliamida and silk.

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