FAQ's

BENEFITS OF SLEEPING ON SILK

Hypoallergenic - Silk is a natural protein resulting in naturally hypoallergenic fabric; it is allergy free and does not attract dust mites.

Beauty - Silk allows face and hair to glide over the soft surface, preventing facial creasing and bed-head, unlike cotton which causes friction to the skin and hair. Silk is less absorbent than cotton, silk will absorb some sweat and creams, but not as much as cotton. Creams will stay on the skin longer as compared to linen or cotton.

Heat Regulator - Silk is a natural heat regulator, resulting in a breathable fabric, keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

SILK TERMS

Momme -The momme weight is a standard unit of measurement for silk and is indicated by the symbol "mm." The larger the momme number, the heavier the silk, and the more silk that was used in that fabric's construction. For bedding, the perfect momme is somewhere between 16 and 20, with 19 being the ultimate weight. If properly cared for 100% mulberry silk bedding with a momme weight of 19 will far outlast cotton bedding and prove to be a better investment.

Mulberry Silk - Mulberry silk is the highest quality silk you can purchase consists of continuous strands of 100% silk. It is also the most expensive type of silk.

Beauty - Silk allows face and hair to glide over the soft surface, preventing facial creasing and bed-head, unlike cotton which causes friction to the skin and hair. Silk is less absorbent than cotton, silk will absorb some sweat and creams, but not as much as cotton. Creams will stay on the skin longer as compared to linen or cotton.

Charmeuse - Refers to the weaving method, the front side of the fabric has a reflective lustrous finish, whereas the back has a dull finish. This type of weaving is more expensive and delicate but results in a softer feel and a better insulator.

SILK TERMS Silk Care For Bedding Sheets and Robes
Hand Wash / Machine Wash / Dry-Clean

Silk Care for Silk Filled Pillow and Comforter
Spot Clean

Blanket and Throw
Dry Clean Only

For more detailed instructions check label on the product before washing