Name:Silkworm (Bombyx mori)
Origin:India, China, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Iran, Thailand, North Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Romania etc
Micron Range: 5 - 25
Silk is the ancient super luxury fibre and the most sought-after possession for centuries. Silk route has been famous for 1000s of years. Silk is one of the strongest natural fibers. It is smooth and soft, but not slippery. Silk is the natural reference for denier. One strand of silk is approximately one denier (9000 mtrs. of one silk strand weighs approx. 1 gram).