Different Type of Silk


Silk fabric feels nice. There are different type of silk fabric that can be used for different applications.
Raw Silk
This silk is made into yarn or fabric. It has a nature gum that will help protect the fibers. This type of silk is dull and has a stiff texture.
Crepe de Chine
This fabric is made by twisting the silk fibers together to give some texture to the fabric. Both sides of this fabric have the same look and the same feel.
This type of silk has short fibers. It has a look that is similar to cotton but still have the soft feel that silk does.
China Silk
This silk is lightweight and is sheer. It is often less expensive and is easy to find.
These are some common types of silk that are used for clothing. They have a soft texture but they vary in their looks.