Is Hand Washing OK for Silk


You may not want someone else touch your private things, especially your deluxe silk sheet sets, and wonder if they can be hand washed? Then, keep reading.

Silk fabric has been produced for over five thousand years, whereas the dry cleaning process has only been around since the 1840s. Clearly, dry cleaning isn’t a must. Good quality silk bed linens tend to looks better and last longer when hand washed, though. The natural coating on silk fibers reacts well to warm water, so hand washing also has the advantage of refreshing silk and giving it a better drape.

If you are planning to treat your california king bedding sets by hand in the future, make sure they are of superior quality.