A1 Quality Tussah Silk Roving/Sliver (Natural) - 200g
A1 grade Tussah Wild Silk sliver/roving. Staple length is approximately 6 inches. Our Tussah is "Chinese Oak Tussah"
Our tussah silk is produced by a wild caterpillar that lives mainly in China, India and Korea.These feisty caterpillars have thwarted all efforts by humans to domesticate them. Regardless of where they live, the leaves they consume contains tannin. Tea also has tannin--that is what stains your teacup a light tan color. And this same tannin in the leaves gives the tussah silk its natural honey color.
200 Gram (7oz) packages
Color: natural honey gold
Purchase $150 of 'bulk' undyed yarns or fibers and receive a 10% discount on those items. The discount will be applied manually before finalizing your credit card charge.
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