1.The origin of silk:
Silk originated in Chinese, legend has it that in the four thousand years before the era of the Yellow Emperor, began to "teach people to seri culture, making clothes";
In 138 BC, ZhangQian's first mission to the western regions, in 119 BC, the Zhang Qian second mission to the western regions, the eastern beautiful silk to the west, and this is also for the Silk Road West big world, known as the "silk road". When the starting point in the imperial political economic and cultural center of Changan.
2.Silk's Varieties and characteristics :
Silk, Normally named as natural silk, It's include mulberry silk, tussah silk, castor silk, cassava silk etc..
It is known as "fiber Queen", with its unique comfort, well moisture absorption and liberation, sound and dust absorption, heat resistance, Characters, Welcome from ancient to modern times by people of all ages.
Silk, belong to the protein fiber, It contains 18 kinds of amino acid, and beneficial to human body , It can help skin maintain the new supersedes the old of bilayer lipid membrane surface, It can make the skin keep moist, smooth.
Silk fabric variety 14 big and 43 small classes. Generally there are power spinning, taffeta, crepe de Chine, heavy crepe, crepon, georgette,
organza, heavy brocade, satin, stretch satin, warp knitting and other categories.
3. Silk's Identification :
1).Handfeeling : the sample view by its appearance, silk with its absorption light character, The surface looks smooth and not mirror luster soft, with the soft and elegant handfeel. Silk is dense quality, caught with the hand have wrinkles, more high purity and greater density of silk feels better;
Although, the Imitation silk desinzing already and with the soft handfeel. but silk apperance is dark, with no pearl luster; chemical fiber fabrics luster bright, dazzling, feel more stiffness.
In addition, silk products should be slightly blow hand feeling, the two layers of fabric friction, will produce "scrooping sound, and other rawmaterials, fabric without .
2).Combustion method: out of some yarn combustion, silk see fire, a burning smell of hair, silk black ash like particles can be hand crush; Imitation silk in case of fire flame, plastic taste, rubber block fire extinguishing will leave the edge of hard.
3).Disinfectant method: dissolution test using 84 disinfectant, if it is silk, into the 84 disinfectant, three five minutes after the silk dissolved will gradually be disinfection solution.
4).Strength identify from the fiber strength: Silk tensile strength better, the quality is better. The same length of silk threads, after stretching, the longer the better quality. The general good of silk can be pulled to more than 100 cm.
4. Silk 's Cleaning and maintenance :
1). In 30 degrees below with hand washing, but also to put a coat over the wash, soak a few drops of vinegar water, To keep the silk clothes soft and smooth.
2). washing without alkaline detergent and washing soap, It should choose dry ventilated place to aring, avoid feeling and color broken silk clothes.
3). sweaty silk clothes immediately to wash;
4). don't hung the silk clothes on the hard metal hooks, to prevent the silk surface damage;
5). silk not to wear, not put camphor ball, otherwise easily embrittlement;
6). ironing temperature to 100 degrees is appropriate, the best pad lining.
5. Silk brand:
Silk with its unique charm, Favored by the international and domestic brands,
At present , The brands as:
CHANEL, BURBERRY, GUCCI, DIOR,VERSACE, PRADA, ZARA, H&M, ONLY, VEROMODA, GeN, OCHIRLY, ESTAM. ETC