Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Is Art Silk a type of Silk ?

This term made popular by catalog-centric websites is a misnomer. Art Silk in the technical circles, is a synonym for rayon.

However, now art silk is a euphemism for the articles made in polyester, nylon or acrylic.It is also known as polysilk.

One can find out the difference between the real silk, rayon and the "art silk" ( nylon, polyester, and acrylic) by burning a small yarn from the fabric and identifying the bead and smell.

See Also

Fiber Identification of Man-made fibres

Fiber Identification of Natural Fibers


Chennai Store said...

Information above discussed was so worth, since there were difference in silk quality, it can be categorized as Art silk sarees and Kanchipuram silk sarees.

Unknown said...

thanks for sharing beautiful sarees for online shopping. Women should purchase any of these.

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