Pop Quiz: Serious Silk


Answer: C. According to the European commission for the promotion of silk, "It takes around 110 cocoons to make a tie and around 630 to make a blouse" For more information on traditional silk and wild-caught alternatives, check out:

http://organicclothing.blogs.com/my_weblog/2007/03/raw_organic_sil.html

For more information on silk's eco-credentials, check out our Q+A http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/10/qa_is_silk_gree.php">Is Silk Green?

If you're interested in some other gifts of the silkworm, take a gander at "Naturally" Coloured Silk. Sort of and It's What's On The Inside That Counts - Luxurious Hemp and Silk Lingerie From Enamore.

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