How to Care for Silk Bed Sets

silk bed setsMulberry silk bed sets are made using only the finest quality long-fiber mulberry silk. Because of this silk bed sets are less susceptible to bacteria and the cleaning requirements are far less than those of a conventional duvet.

While silk is a durable fabric, silk bed sets can be unwittingly damaged if you aren’t careful. Rough spots and edges of your body such as unmanicured toenails, and unbuffed feet can be the equivalent of running sandpaper and nails along your silk bed sets. Taking care of your skin and nails is not only of benefit to your silk bed sets, it is also beneficial to you. The first time you wash your silk bed sets, silk bed sets will probably shrink. That doesn’t mean that there is something wrong with your silk bed sets, it is a normal process that silk bed sets goes through. Expect about three to four percent shrinkage during the first few washes. Also know, that the silk bed sets makers take shrinkage into account when they make the coverings in the first place.

Caring for luxury silk bed sets can be a little more work, but it is well worth the hassle for what you get in return.