History Of Silk

Silk cultivation in lndla can be seen in states i.e. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Manipur and Assam. Among these the best silk is cultivated at Bangalore, Kamataka State. on the trees of mulberry. The mulberry silk moth produces best pure silk fiber. These fibers are very delicate and silky, so 5-6 fibers are twisted together. And in this way one silk thread is made. Silk threads are collected and hank is made. Hank is then washed and bleached and at the end of the process a reel is prepared.