Silk

Silk is produced by silkworms, which are native to Asia and create their cocoons out of a strong elastic material that is collected and processed into silk fabric. This fabric can be used to make clothing, bedding, and other goods.

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How can you make a silk arrangement?

The silk arrangement is simpler to make than the live arrangement. Choose your container and purchase a firm base. This base is generally styrofoam which holds the wire stems in place. Gather your supplies: pliers, heavy sissors or wirecutters, container, base, flowers, something to hold your base in the container. Generally, the base is glued into the container, but it can be secured by florist's tape or poster putty. Since the flowers are made with wire, they make smaller holes in the styrofoam. Select your favorite flower and put it in the center of the foam. This is your line flower. The line flower is the one that your eye catches when you look at the arrangement. From this flower (the focal point), the rest of the arrangement is made. Place another flower about half-way between the line flower and the container pointing to yourself. Do this with the focal flowers on either side. At this point you will have four flowers in front of you. If this arrangement is to be a centerpiece, then you need to do it on the other side as well. Now that you have your line flowers in place, fill in with lesser flowers. For instance, you have carnations as line flowers, you fill in the blank space with daisies. Add accent blooms such as tiny spray roses, then put in the greenery. Take your time because (1) you have to live with this for a while and (2) the product does not die, so you can rearrange to suit yourself. Study pictures of arrangement that you like. You can copy them in silks for yourself. Simply bring the picture to the silk display and select the flowers to use. One suggestion is to keep your colors to two colors for the blooms. This make the arrangement less distracting and more pleasing to the eye. Finally, practice, practice, practice. If you don't like the arrangement, redo it! The foam will take re-placement several times before it breaks down. Have fun with your silks and bend and shape to suit yourself.

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Why artificial silk is much cheaper than natural silk?

Artificial silk is produced in mills and with synthetic fibres. Original silk is produced by the silk worms and it requires a lot of skill, labour and time. SO naturally the original silk is expensive than the artificial.

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Is gunite considered to be porous or non porous?

Gunite is a type of sprayed concrete, and is basically as porous as concrete is.

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What are two terms related to silk production?

Fibre that's acquired from the cocoons of the silkworm

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Why is silk an expensive fiber to produce?

Silk is such an expensive fibre to produce due to the time consuming processes silk goes through in its manufacture. These processes change a fibre into something we might buy in the shops. Over 30 countries produce silk. The major ones are China, India and Japan.

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What is a deviation from a direct route called?

detour

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Where in the world are silk worm found?

They were discovered in China and can still be found in China today.

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Why was silk so valuable?

During the Han Dynasty, you could only find silk in China. People would travel everywhere for it's beautiful colors and soft feel. Unlike now where you can get silk in almost every country.

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What are the disadvantages of using silk?

very expensive

melt easily

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What food is necessary to produce silk?

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How was silk transported in ancient China?

Some of the animals used for silk transportation along the Silk Road were donkeys, horses, and camels.

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Why does cotton create no static electricity?

because cotton materials are relatively neutral

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Which fiber is also known as artificial silk?

Rayon is immitates features of silk . It is soft, lusterous and absorbent . Rayon appears and feels like silk

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Why is silk route is called silk route?

The Silk Road was a trade route between China and Europe. It is called the Silk Road because one of the major goods traded on it was silk.

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How has email changed your society?

It still does not keep the postal delivery person off the street, but the cost of sending info has dropped through the floor.

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Could you describe silk for me?

silk in an type of material that you use to make cloths

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Why is Cotton more environmentally friendly than silk?

Cotton is significantly more environmentally impactful than silk. (Cotton is less environmentally friendly than silk)The drawbacks of cotton are:

  • the amount of land required to supply the worlds needs which reduces the land for food farming
  • cotton requires large amounts of irrigation water
  • cotton requires continuous applications of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizer
  • cotton transformation into fabric is water intensive
  • No part of the plant is edible

The environmental impacts of silk are minimal:

  • the silkworm eats mulberry leaves which are hardy requiring little pesticide herbicides or water
  • the silkworm itself is highly bred so it cannot survive or exist in nature
  • the dead larva can be consumed as food (Beondegi - Korea)
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Why is silk made out of silk worms?

Silk is not made out of silk worms. Silk is made by silk worms which spin to make a cocoon for themselves.

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China mad silk but what is silk?

dont know not one clue

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How do you handle a sudden rejection from someone you really liked and who once liked you?

Speak with them about how you feel, and ask for an explanation. However, do not try to persue anything further; you don't want to seem too keen. Simply go about it as though you're curious about what happened because your thought things were going well. If the other person ever had any feelings that might be reoccurrant, you'll find them now. As for you, I suggest not to bother with unsure people and go out there and have fun.

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Is silk made from a plant or an animal?

Silk is spun for the cocoon of the silkworm, an insect, before it can turn into a moth. It's vaguely similar to spider web. The silkworm is fed on mulberry leaves.

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What effect of silk thread gives it a natural shine?

Triangular

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What is the purpose of silk?

Silk is a natural filament that is spun by the silk worm as a cocoon. They originated in China, and have been exported to other places around the world for the purpose of farming the silk they produce to produce fabric.

Silk cloth has a very fine texture, and creates garments that are much prized for their luxurious feel and look.

The word "silk" has such a good reputation that producers of Soy drinks have named their drink Silk, an anachronism for Soy Milk.

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What animal gives human silk?

Silk is produced by silkworms.Silkworms produce silk by spewing out thread from tiny holes in their jaws, which they use to spin into their egg-bearing cocoons. This entire process takes around 72 hours.

The ancient Chinese discovered the silkworms secret and were the first to spin the silkworms silk into cloth.They kept this discovery from the rest of the world by killing those who dare sneak out the worms or/and eggs out of China.

Eventually,however the secret was discovered and silkworms are now farmed for their silk in China,Japan,India,France,Spain and Italy.These countries hold the power of the silkworm through a tedious, labor-intensive, time-consuming process, a process which prominently figures into the price of silk.

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What is the difference between faux fur and fake fur?

There is no difference. Faux fur just sounds better.

"Faux" is the French word for "false".

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