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Silk Face Masks

We have used our silk to create a range of beautiful face masks to ensure that our clients are kept safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The information we have is that air-borne droplets from breathing, talking, coughing and sneezing is how the coronavirus is spread. It is for this reason that face masks and a 6-foot social distancing rule are necessary. And it is likely that we'll be wearing masks for a long time to come.

It seems that everyone is making fabric masks these days, and we have seen lots of them with dubious quality and of little benefit to the wearer.  

Naturally our choice of fabric is silk with its endless benefits, but we also wanted to fashion a premium quality product, that provides the best protection to our clients, while also being comfortable to wear.

Benefits of our Silk Face Masks

Our luxurious, hand-washable, silk, face masks are made with 19mm mulberry silk. The silk mask is double layered,  fitted with a nose guard and adjustable elastic straps with toggles.

A pocket is fitted inside the mask to allow for a 5 layer carbon filter. This filter is the same as used in the KN95 mask. We supply two filters with each mask.

Wearing a mask all day brings its own challenges. Discomfort, irritation, moisture buildup and hampered speech are common problems with all face masks. 

But silk is different. 

Not only is silk comfortable to wear, naturally regulating heat and moisture because it is breathable, but it is also gentle on your skin and hypoallergenic.

Silk is the leading  protective solution in fabric and has inherent protective  properties: 

  • Anti-microbial: which means that it protects against pathogens, fungi and bacteria.
  • Mechanical and electrostatic barrier: Research has found that silk holds a static charge and serves as an electrostatic barrier. 

Firm fitting around the face: The gaps between the mask and the face caused by an improper fit make most fabric masks inefficient and unsafe. Our silk masks fit snugly around the mouth area allowing for a comfortable but firm hold. 

We have 3 styles of silk masks 

  • Silk Mask with filter in 9 colors
  • Silk Masks with no filter in 9 colors 
  • Printed silk masks with no filter 

 

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