Silk is a natural fibre obtained from the silkworm and is high gloss, smooth, shiny, strong and non slippery. It has very versatile uses like it can be used to make sarees, lehengas, choli, blouses, suits, sherwani, kurta. It is also used in upholstery to make curtains, bed sheets, cushion covers and duvet covers etc. It is available in different varieties and the best way to test the quality of silk is by the burn test. It gives the foul smell like burning of hair when burnt. It’s quality is determined by the weight of the fabric and more grams means better silk. It is very important to maintain the silk properly and if done so it will stay with you for ages. It should be dry cleaned for best results or washed with mild detergent. Steam ironing also improves its texture. For storage, care should be taken that it is not left unattended to for a long time and folds should be changes over time to avoid cracks. We shall come up with more on silk and it’s varieties in the upcoming talks with our experts. Fabcouture has all kind of silks available at the online store and you should visit the store to explore the variety. There is plain, embroidered and printed silk along with the Banarasi Jacquards and brocades as well.