Blog — Silk
Posted by Roddy Yazdanpour on
THROWBACK THURSDAY: SMOOTH AS SILK“Patience and the mulberry leave becomes a silk gown” – Chinese ProverbThe legend of the discovery of silk in China goes back to 4000 BC: Lei Zu, the wife of Emperor Huang Di, the Yellow Emperor, was sipping her midday tea under a mulberry tree when something unexpectedly fell into her cup. She looked to see what it was she saw a cocoon starting to unravel slowly. After the silk cocoon completely unravelled it stretched the entire garden long and Lei Zu saw the silkworm that was the creator of this magnificent silky thread. She imagined...