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AboutSilk

WhatisSilk?

HereatModefa, Whenwesayandquot, Seide, Andquot, wemeanechte, reine Seide--Thatrareandluxuriousmaterialthatcomesfromthesilkworm. Bewareofothersellers--Bothonlineandoffline--Whoclaimtosellandquot; Silkandquot; Elemente. 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, Itand #39; Snotsilk! Pure, Qualitysilkwillbeexpensive, Butwellworththeprice.

Historyandamp; BenefitsofSilk

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

Silkisunlikeanyotherfabric, Eitherman-Madeornatural. Itisoneofthestrongestnaturalfibers, Makingforaverydurablescarf. SilkisgentletotheskinandhairSproteinfibersaresimilartothatofhair--Andespeciallygoodforpeoplewhomaysufferfromallergiestootherfabrics--Itand #39; Thephysicalpropertiesofsilkmakeitagreatchoicetowearinallseasons: Itand #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. Jedoch, Sincesilkisdelicate, Itshouldbehandledwithcare.

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

Bügeln:Ironyoursilkscarfonthereverseside, Andonthelowestsetting. Mostironshaveaandquot; Silkandquot; einstellen, 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. Jedoch, Youwillfindthatafterironingandcontinueduse, Thesescarveswillbecomemorepliableandeasiertodrape.

Aker,PierreCardin,andCacharelscarvesareallmadebytheAkercompany.Akerisoneofthebestbrandsofsilkscarvesintheworld,andhasengineeredaprocesstoincreasethedurabilityoftheirsilkscarves. Akerguaranteesthattheirscarveswillnotstainorabsorbanyharmfulliquids--Includingtea, Coffeeoroil. Thisisaveryimportantfactortoconsiderforhijabissincetheyusetheirscarveseveryday! AkerandPierreCardinscarvesalsohavealight, Freshlavenderscentonthem, Infusedintothefabricbythemanufacturer. Butbeaware, Overtimethisscentwillfade, Especiallyafterwashing - Soenjoyitasmuchasyoucanbeforeyoudecidetowashit!