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Nov 20

Fun Facts about Silk

Yasmin Barsch Posted by: Yasmin Barsch Print PDF
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For the Love Silk discovered some fun facts about our magical fabric 


- A silk rope is stronger than an equally thick metal wire 

- It takes 10 kg of cocoon of silk to create 1 kg of silk 

- 1 single filament can reach 4000 m 

- 25 mulberry trees to obtain 3 kg of silk 

- 1 single silkworm can create can create 15m of fibre per minute 

- a silk worm increases in weight by the factor 12 000 within 4 weeks 

- A silk dress takes 70 kg of mulberry leaves 


On reflection , its created in such a beautiful way in order to beautify ....

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