at the silkworm factory


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November 2nd 2005
Published: November 2nd 2005
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we stumbled across this factory and found it to be pretty educational..some pix on the process of making the silk blankets...which is supposed to be cool in summer and warm in winter...

http://www.1st-silk.com/index.htm

hey i'm not advertising for them..but thot it is good to share with u😊




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can u tell which is the better grade cocoon?can u tell which is the better grade cocoon?
can u tell which is the better grade cocoon?

the lower grade cocoons are used to make the blankets and the better ones for making silk cloth
at the assembly lineat the assembly line
at the assembly line

cocoons are softened by boiling in hot water and then spun into a thread..it's a labour intensive job..each cocoon can give up to 1.6km of thread in spring and 800m in summer
guess what this is used for?guess what this is used for?
guess what this is used for?

this is used to find the start of the thread for the cocoon...u just stir the hot water and u can find the thread...


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