Silk Fabric Weights

Gram Momme Description Fabrics Recommendation
24 gram 6mm Sheer light Silk Chiffon, Silk Georgette Scarfs, dresses, blouses
30 gram 8mm Sheer light Silk Chiffon, Silk Georgette Scarfs, dresses, blouses
45 gram 12mm medium weight Silk Satin, Crepe De Chine, Silk Twill Blouses, scarf weight
60 gram 16mm heavier weight Silk Satin, Crepe de Chine, Silk Twill, Double Georgette Dresses, blouses, scarfs, ties, Lingerie, pillowcases, sheets
70 gram 18mm slightly heavier, dense Silk Satin, Crepe De Chine, Silk Twill, Heavy crepe silk Trousers, Dresses, scarfs, pillowcases
80 gsm 21mm heavier, dense Silk Satin, Crepe De Chine, Silk Twill, Heave crepe Silk,Duppion Silk Dresses, Cocktail dresses, Evening Wear
90 gsm 24mm   Silk Satin, CDC (Crepe De Chine) Bridal, Couture
100 gsm 27mm   Silk Satin Bridal, Couture
113 gsm 30mm   Silk Satin Bridal, Couture
150gsm 40mm Heaviest weight for Woven Silk Silk Satin, CDC Bridal, Couture, Suits
How Silk Can Change The Way You Sleep Forever

How Silk Can Change The Way You Sleep Forever

Silk has captured the imagination and hearts of people around the world for thousands of years, and it’s easy to see why. The fabric has astounding weightlessness, a luxurious feel, and a natural lustre that sets it apart from all other fabrics.

But more than just its beauty, silk also has an array of surprising health and wellness benefits, one of the many reasons it’s remained one of the most desired and valued materials in the world. 

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Luxurious Silk Face Masks - Comfortable Effective Protection

Luxurious Silk Face Masks - Comfortable Effective Protection

To combat the shortage of face masks in our country and as a means to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa, I now have mulberry silk masks available for order.

As the global COVID-19 pandemic still lingers uncomfortably in the air, people of South Africa are facing a frightening shortage of personal protection equipment.

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Posted by Yasmin Barsch on Monday, April 27, 2020 Views: 1480


Painting on Silk Scarves – Rooftop Workshops in Cape Town

Painting on Silk Scarves – Rooftop Workshops in Cape Town

Painting on silk scarves is a beautiful and sacred art which has been practiced for centuries as a form of meditation and self-expression.

The origins of painting on silk can be traced back to the 2nd century and during this time, only plant-based dyes were used.

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Posted by Yasmin Barsch on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Views: 2238