Silk History and Silk Cocoon

Silk is known to be found in China around 5000 years ago. The first silk cocoon was considered as Bombyx mori, the domesticated silkworm. The first silk fabric was used to wrap a body. From China, the silk production was later spread to Japan, Korea, and India. Silk was considered as the precious fabrics which the users was limited to the Chinese imperial family as well as the western kings during the early A.D. Silk 


Silk Road is known as the network of trades route connecting East and West of the world transcontinental network. The wealthy women of the Roman Empire admired the silk beauty, but once, silk clothes were considered decadent and immoral. 

Today, silk is known worldwide and due to the mass production of silk fabrics and the lower cost of the silk, although it was still considered as more expensive than most type of fabrics, many people can afford to use silk fabrics as cloths and other uses. 

In modern times, silk has been cultivated inmany countries and there are 38 types of silk fabrication such as Silk Charmeuse, Silk Crepe de Chine, Silk Habutai, Silk Chiffon, Silk Taffeta, Silk Faille, Silk Ziberline, Silk Georgette, Silk Organza and other types of silk fabrics. We named our exquisite and extravagance silk as Ling Shi Silk Charmeuse, the heaviest, and most luxurious silk/