Silk has been coveted by the world since the silk road opened up at some point during the second century AD, but it was heavily desired in and around China before that. In fact, it is said that when roman legions first saw silk on the banners of the Parthian army, they fled at the sight of their brilliance. These days, we’re not running away from silk, we’re running straight towards it. But it’s important to understand why that is and what makes this material so special.

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