For the Love of Silk
Smooth, soft, elegant, and delicate are just some of the words associated with silk. It symbolizes luxury, wealth, and poise, but there’s more to this premium fabric material.
Aside from being the best material for clothing, home goods, and accessories, using silk can help people with sensitive skin. But before we dig in as to how it’s helpful to people with specific skin conditions, let us first begin with where does silk came from and why it’s considered as a superior product.
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Silk has captured the imagination and hearts of people around the world for thousands of years, and it’s easy to see why. The fabric has astounding weightlessness, a luxurious feel, and a natural lustre that sets it apart from all other fabrics.
But more than just its beauty, silk also has an array of surprising health and wellness benefits, one of the many reasons it’s remained one of the most desired and valued materials in the world.
To combat the shortage of face masks in our country and as a means to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa, I now have mulberry silk masks available for order.
As the global COVID-19 pandemic still lingers uncomfortably in the air, people of South Africa are facing a frightening shortage of personal protection equipment.
Painting on silk scarves is a beautiful and sacred art which has been practiced for centuries as a form of meditation and self-expression.
The origins of painting on silk can be traced back to the 2nd century and during this time, only plant-based dyes were used.
For the Love of Silk caters for all your silk needs from Silk Pillow Cases to Silk Scarves and now our limited-edition Silk Eye Masks.
We’re absolutely in love with silk and its multiple uses and benefits.
So much so that we are now producing our very own line of silk pillow cases in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
What a year it has been!
With trends constantly changing and creative juices becoming more abundant, For the Love of Silk has been blessed with a prosperous and beautiful year.
Imagine you could create your very own scarf by taking a photograph or a piece of artwork and printing the design onto an exquisite piece of silk fabric. Imagine the possibilities!
For the love of Silk offers this amazing service.
Silk is an extremely versatile and robust fabric. It is strong yet delicate, absorbent but reflective, and offers both insulating and cooling properties.
When it comes to cleaning silk, it’s important to make sure that the right cleaning processes are used to guarantee the fabrics lifespan and integrity.
In this article ‘For the Love of Silk ‘ shares a few helpful tips for cleaning silk.
For the Love of Silk only import and supply natural fabrics, with our speciality and first love being silk.
Our focus and vision is to offer a bespoke cloth designed for our clients - a customised silk fabric. Our silk fabric can be selected in any weight, blend or weave.
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