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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The textiles are then used to make clothing and fashion accessories.

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If you are a clothing manufacturer and plan to produce clothes made of silk, you would most likely purchase from a fabric supplier.  However, if you are a yarn or fabric supplier, you may want to locate the actual silk fiber.

The process of silk production is known as sericulture. The entire production process of silk can be divided into several steps which are typically handled by different entities[clarification needed]. Extracting raw silk starts by cultivating the silkworms on mulberry leaves. Once the worms start pupating in their cocoons, these are dissolved in boiling water in order for individual long fibers to be extracted and fed into the spinning reel.

Those of you wishing to learn more, you may want to read the silk definition in our textile definitions section in addition to scouring the web in search of silk news.  Articles about this fiber are very helpful, but learning from a glossary is not a bad idea either.

You may find the links below to be helpful if you would like to further research this subject.

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We assume you may already know this, but just incase you don't, the protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons.

You may want to also visit the Textile News Articles section of the Fashion News Articles website for additional news resources.  If you prefer to read more about fashion, you can check the Fashion News section of our site.

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We hope you have enjoyed reading about silk fibers, silk fabric and clothing made of silk in our silk news directory.

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