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Hsi-Ling-Su Chinese Goddess of Silk

Origin of Silk “Chinese legend gives the title Goddess of Silk to Lady Hsi-Ling-Shih, wife of the mythical Yellow Emperor, who was said to have ruled China in about 3000 BC. She is credited with the introduction of silkworm rearing and the invention of the loom”

The emperor Huang-Ti ordered his wife Hsi-Ling-Shi to […]

Whitchurch Silk Mill

A visit to a working silk mill in Whitchurch UK […]

Dimity Cord Silk Scarf

Dimity Cord Silk Scarf weaving pattern […]

How To Dye Rainbow Silk

Simple Instructions for How To Dye Rainbow Silk […]

Handwoven Silk Wallet Project

Making a Silk wallet using handspun mawata silk caps […]

Spinning and Dyeing Mawata Silk Caps

Mawata – Silk Cap Dye project […]

Silk Yarns

Exotic tussah, bombyx silk yarns, spinning fibre, caps and bricks for the handspinner, knitter or weaver, […]

Silkworms

Silk worms and the transformation into silk yarns […]

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