38 Types of Silk Fabrication
SILKPRADA has 38 types of Silk Fabrication available at this time. Learn more about silk fabrication types to understand the rich varieties and complexity of 100% pure silk fabrics
Silk is made of silkworms which are the larva or caterpillars of the silk moth. Silkworms feed on mulberry leaves. Silkworms that eat mulberry leaves produce the finest silk fibers.
38 Types of Silk Fabrication that are commonly used for dresses:
Mulberry Silk Charmeuse fabrics are known for their lustrous shine and softness, silk charmeuse is a staple for luxury dresses and nightgowns. Silk Charmeuse also ideal for use as bedding. The best weight for bedding sets using silk charmeuse is between 19 momme to 30 momme. One side is shiny and the inner side is matte. Silk Charmeuse is available with momme weight between 12 to 40 momme.
The higher the momme, the higher is the density of silk fibers and the thicker is the silk charmeuse.
We categorized our Silk Charmeuse in Color Series from 100 to 800. Most of our silk fabrics are available in 88 colors for Color Series 600, 700 and 800.
02. LING SHI Silk
03. Silk Crepe de Chine
04. Silk Crepe de Chine Double Layers
05. Silk Crepe de Chine Three Layers
06. Silk Crepe de Chine Four Layers
07. Silk Chiffon
08. Silk Crinkle Chiffon
09. Silk Chiffon Charmeuse
10. Silk Double Georgette
11. Silk Three Layers Georgette
12. Silk Habotai
13. Silk Organza
14. Silk Organza Double Layers
15. Silk Organza Charmeuse
16. Silk Taffeta
17. Silk Faille
18. Silk Duchess
19. Silk Shantung
20. Silk Shantung Jacquard
21. Silk Shantung Embroidery
Silk Dupioni is another type of silk fabrication which is a plain weave produced by using the fine thread in the warp and uneven thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons in the weft. This method creates a highly lustrous surface and heavier silk fabric. Silk Dupioni is known for its slub texture as the main characteristic. Using different colors of threads creates an iridescent effect which makes it looks luxurious.
Our Silk Dupioni is available in 28 momme and beautiful 88 colors.
23. Silk Twill
24. Silk Zibeline
25. Silk Gazaar
Silk Jacquard is one of the Silk Fabrication types that are made of 100% Silk yarn. Jacquard is a technique used to form a shiny pattern in the process of weaving silk fabric. The pattern is weaved through interweaving the warp and the weft while weaving. There are many patterns available such as floral, floral oriental, geometric shapes, and abstract.
27. Silk Mesh
28. Silk Jersey Knit
30. Silk Fuji
31. Silk Bosky
32. Silk Noil
33. Raw Silk
34. Silk Digital Prints
35. Silk Custom Prints
36. Silk Ahimsa
37. Silk Eco Botanical Dyed
38. Silk Eco Botanical Floral Prints
Silk weight is called momme (mm) and is equal to about 3.62 grams per square yard. The heavier and thicker the silk fabrics, the momme will be higher.