100% Mulberry Silk  Top Hand Dyed  5.2 ounces - Shining Star

100% Mulberry Silk Top Hand Dyed 5.2 ounces - Shining Star

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Hand dyed (some people call it hand painted) grade A Mulberry Silk  top.

All photos done with iphone13 and an Ott light.

5.2 Ounces   

Shining Star -   ooak (one of a kind)  colorway  

The Mulberry silks in this shop update are all named for Earth, Wind and Fire songs. 

Mulberry Silk is also known as Bombyx silk or Cultivated Silk. I considered it to be one of the best quality silks you can buy. It is produced from the silk worms of the Bombyx Mori Moth. Their diet consists of Mulberry leaves. Mulberry silk is produced in a controlled warm environment.

DYES: This combed top may retain some residual color from the dyeing process. Washing will not affect the level of color in your fiber. Since heavy metals are not used in these dyes some colors such as pink and turquoise may run slightly when washed. This is not a matter of too much dye being used. I recommend washing all hand dyed items separately. 

WASHING: For washing this fiber please use room temperature or cool water. Silk DOES NOT like hot water!!

PHOTOGRAPHS:  PLEASE NOTE - that I have NO control over the differences from color monitor to color monitor or the brightness of your lighting in your computer.

STORAGE: All fiber is braided and sealed in plastic. This is great for saving space and for easy transport. If you are going to store your fiber, store it loosely and allow it to breathe.  It is best to store away from heat, sunlight, and moisture.

My business is in my pet friendly/smoke free home. My pets are not allowed in the fiber studio or dye studio!