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Dec 25, 2015

AboutSilk

WhatisSilk ?

HereatModefa, whenwesayandquot ; soie, andquot wemeanvraie, pure, de la soie--thatrareandluxuriousmaterialthatcomesfromthesilkworm. Bewareofothersellers--bothonlineandoffline--whoclaimtosellandquot ; Silkandquot ; objets. Intheretailindustry,materialthatispolyesterisoftenreferredtoasand#39;silkand#39;orand#39;silksatin.and#39 ; Tagsmayevensayandquot ; 100 % silkandquot ; whenwhattheyreallyareissyntheticand #39 ; silkand #39 ; : polyester. Thisisnotalwaysdonetotricktheconsumer (thoughitusuallyis) ; sometimespeopleareusedtofabricswithasilkytouchbeingcalledsilk. Ifyouarefamiliarwithpuresilk, itwillbeeasytotellthedifferencebetweensilkandpolyester. Thepriceisalsoagoodindicationofwhetherornotsomethingistrulypuresilk--ifitand #39 ; stoocheap, Ilet #39 ; snotsilk ! Pure, qualitysilkwillbeexpensive, butwellworththeprice.

Historyandamp ; BenefitsofSilk

Forcenturies,Anatolia--nowpresentdayTurkey--wasthecrossroadsforthesilkroadwhichservedasthetraderoutesforsilkbetweentheeastandwest.Inmoderntimes,Turkeycontinuesthistraditionwithworld-famoussilkbrandssuchasArmineandAker.Butwhysilk? Whatissospecialaboutit ?

Silkisunlikeanyotherfabric, eitherman-madeornatural. Itisoneofthestrongestnaturalfibers, makingforaverydurablescarf. Silkisgentletotheskinandhairsproteinfibersaresimilartothatofhair--andespeciallygoodforpeoplewhomaysufferfromallergiestootherfabrics--Ilet #39 ; Thephysicalpropertiesofsilkmakeitagreatchoicetowearinallseasons: Ilet #39 ; sabsorbencywicksawaymoisturefromtheskin, makingitcoolandcomfortableinthesummer. Yetitand #39 ; sconductivitykeepsoutthecoldandkeepsinthewarmthinthewinter.

Twillvs.SatinWeaves

Mostofthesilkscarveswesellonoursitearemadewitheitheratwillorsatinweave(someoftheNevaStyleslkshawlsmayhavedifferentweaves). Theweavereferstothewaythatthefibersofthesilkareputtogethertomakethegarment.

Asatinweavewillgivethefabricaglossyappearanceonthesurface, butdullontheinsideorback. Asatinweavecanmakethescarfmoreslippery, givingitabeautifuldrapingeffect.

Atwillweavecanbeidentifiedbythetinydiagonallinesthatappearonthesurfacewhenlookedatclosely. Thisweavemakesthefabricstronger, withadullappearance. Thetwillweaveisnotasslipperyandismorestructured, makingiteasytoshapeasdesired--suchasinmakingtheandquot ; peakandquot ; intheTurkishhijabstyle.Soilsandstainsarealsolessnoticeableonthistypeofweave.

CaringforyourSilkScarves

Whencaredforproperly, silkscarvescanoutlastscarvesmadeofotherfabricssuchaspolyester. Toutefois, sincesilkisdelicate, itshouldbehandledwithcare.

Lavage :Unlessthescarfbecomessoiled, asilkscarfcanbewornmanytimesbeforeneedingtobewashed. Werecommendyoudrycleanyoursilkscarvesforthebestresult;thisisalsowhatArmineandAkerrecommend.However,youshouldmakesurethatthedrycleaneryoutakeittoisawareitissilkandknowshowtohandlesilkgarments. Anotheroptionistohandwashyoursilkscarves.Thiscanbedoneincoldorlukewarmwaterusingaverysmallamountofmilddetergentdissolvedinthewater.Keepthetemperatureofthewaterthesamethroughoutthewashandrinse,anddonotsoakthescarfasthismaycausethedyetofade. Letthescarfairdry.Machinewashingsilkisnotrecommending.Neverputyoursilkscarvesinthedryerasthismaydamagethefabric.

Repassage :Ironyoursilkscarfonthereverseside, andonthelowestsetting. Mostironshaveaandquot ; silkandquot ; définition, soyoucanusethat.Silkshouldbeironedwhilestilldamp.Ifitisdry, spraywateronitwithaspritzerbottlefirst. Donotusesteamasthiscanleavewatermarks.

WearingandStoring :Whenwearingyoursilkscarves, donotuseasafetypinasitmaydamagethefabric. Itisbesttoyouaverythinstraightpin(onewithalargeheadwillkeepitfromgoingthroughthefabric). YoucanalsotryoneofournewMagnetPins. Storeyoursilkscarvesinasafeplacewheretheywillnotbedamaged.Insideacottonpillowcaseorotherbreathablefabricisagoodidea;donotstoreinplastic. Sincesilkissusceptibletomothsandotherinsects, besuretostoremothballswithit. Somewomenwhoweartheirsilkscarvesoftenliketohangtheminasafeplaceinthehouse, suchaspinnedtoacurtain. Silkcanwrinkleveryeasily, sodonand #39 ; tleaveitsittingunfoldedorinthelaundryhamper.

QualityofourSilkScarves

Thesilkscarveswesellonoursite--Armine, Aker, PierreCardin, andCacharel--arepopularbrandnamesinTurkey.Assuch, thesescarvesareofveryhighquality. Allfeaturehand-rollededges.Thesesilkscarvestendtobethickerthanothersilkscarves,andthereforesomepeoplereportthattheyaremoreandquot ; stiffandquot ; thantheywouldexpect. Toutefois, youwillfindthatafterironingandcontinueduse, thesescarveswillbecomemorepliableandeasiertodrape.

Aker,PierreCardin,andCacharelscarvesareallmadebytheAkercompany.Akerisoneofthebestbrandsofsilkscarvesintheworld,andhasengineeredaprocesstoincreasethedurabilityoftheirsilkscarves. Akerguaranteesthattheirscarveswillnotstainorabsorbanyharmfulliquids--includingtea, coffeeoroil. Thisisaveryimportantfactortoconsiderforhijabissincetheyusetheirscarveseveryday ! AkerandPierreCardinscarvesalsohavealight, freshlavenderscentonthem, infusedintothefabricbythemanufacturer. Butbeaware, overtimethisscentwillfade, especiallyafterwashing--soenjoyitasmuchasyoucanbeforeyoudecidetowashit !