What Does Silk Come From

Silk Sheet Set

Everyone knows that silk bed sheet is made of silk, but do you know what silk comes from? Keep reading.

What does silk come from and how is it made? Silk comes from silkworms but don’t get grossed out just yet. It is a natural protein spun by silkworms, not something that is made from the worms themselves. Growing silkworms and harvesting their cocoons is a demanding and tricky process. It takes approximately 3,000 silkworms to produce 1 pound of raw silk which explains why silk is an expensive fabric, and luxury silk sheet set cost so much!

Know how your mulberry silk bedding comes, you will know that it does deserve what you paid.