Secret of Thai Silk
The long and tedious process begins with raising silkworms on a diet of mulberry leaves until they are fully grown and transformed into oval cocoons, after which they are boiled in water after which the silk reeling process creates the precious silk threads. The filament then go through several washing and cleansing processes before reaching dye stage which produces a myriad of mesmerizing colors ready for weaving. The lustrous silk threads require complicated know-how and highly skilled hands to maneuver, setting up the warp on the handloom. The finer threads are spun onto small bobbins, placed inside wooden shuttles as weft element before being carefully woven with the warp threads on the simple wooden handloom.
Thai silk is the masterpiece of art from strongly intension of Thai silk makers which contain both art and imagination that show the uniqueness and relationship between each parts of country in Thailand. At present, The reputation of Thai silk is not only be the legend of silk but every waft of tread and every meter of silk become precious legacy of Thai peoples.
Thai silk is accepted by the world that at present Thai silk is the queen of fibers in the world because of these 2 best characteristics of Thai silk:
1. Thai silk is made by handcraft and the tissue of silk are shiny, sparkle and attractive colorful. Because of these characteristics, Thai silk define the high class of wearers.
2. Thai silk is very light and very soft so the wearers feel very comfortable while wearing Thai silk.