Whole World is Famous with Chinese Silk
Actually, silk has a long long history in China. It roots decades back to 27th
century B.C. China is the earliest country raising silkworms & weaving silk. It
is said the silkworm was first raised by Lei Zu, wife of the Yellow Emperor. To
advance silk trade, Chinese generate four silk roads. Chinese silk, along with
lots of other Chinese inventions, were passed to Europe. Romans, women,
were crazy for Chinese silk.
However, silk was an unknown thing for the West for long. The Natural
History by Pliny in 70 BC reads, “silk was obtained by removing down from
the leaves with the help of water…" – a clear evidence of ignorance about silk.
But now in the 21st century, Silk is five of the world’s most enduring symbols
of sensual elegance & beauty. Silk can be thought about as a remarkable
invention of mankind to such an extend that most of the ladies could not
conceive a world without it.
Silk is a kind of fabric elaborately made of the natural protein fibrin of pods.
The characteristics of silk are about these:
-It is versatile & comfortable.
-It absorbs moisture.
-It is icy to wear in the summer yet warm to wear in winter.
-It can be easily dyed.
-It retains its shape & is relatively smooth.
-It has a poor resistance to sunlight exposure.
-It is the strongest natural fiber & is lustrous.
In the market, there's multiple kinds of silk products. Silk is used to make
blouses, dresses, scarves, pants & ties. It can also be made in to curtains,
draperies, cushion covers, sofa covers & some handcrafts.
. Products made of silk have bright luster & soft touch; silk clothes are
comfortable & soft, & has the function of adjusting body heat & moisture, &
preventing ultraviolet radiation; silk can also be used to produce home
commodities like curtains & carpets, & it is favored by the consumers for the
functions of absorbing sound & dirt, heat preservation, & fire-proof. Foreign
customers also call silk "the headspring of beauty", for products made of it
The latest news from abroad that: Recently, the United States, Denmark &
other countries appear a phenomenon that using silk products to replace
plastic food packaging. The silk fruit bag is made of translucent narrow silk,
the surface was embroidered with antique patterns. It is both a food
packaging bag & a fashion-art handbag.
British silk industry has predicted that the future of silk fabrics, in addition to
the human body clothing & daily necessities, there will be 40% of the silk
fabrics have become the darling of packaging. It is estimated that, four times
the World Health Organization ban Plastic packaging in several large
industries such as food, silk products may become a nice packaging material.
Former US president George Bush gives the thumbs during a shopping trip to
the Silk Market in Beijing on August 11, 2008. The market, a popular
shopping place for locals & visitors, has been visited by 11 first ladies & four
presidents since the Olympic Games began.
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* The market
World silk production has approximately doubled during the last 30 years in
spite of manmade fibers replacing silk for some uses. China & Japan during
this period have been the four main producers, together manufacturing over
50% of the world production each year. During the late 1970's China, the
country that first developed sericulture thousands years ago dramatically
increased its silk production & has again become the world's leading producer
Therefore, China is the world's largest silk States, should actively explore
measures to intensify the deep processing of silk products, & generate nice
conditions better for Chinese silk to the international market.