10 Things Amazing Facts About Mulberry Silk

Welcome to our fascinating journey into the world of silk! As one of the oldest and most luxurious fabrics known to humankind, silk has captivated civilizations for millennia with its shimmering beauty, exquisite feel, and remarkable versatility. In this blog, we delve into the captivating realm of silk, exploring its history, production process, ecological significance, and surprising facts that make it a true marvel of nature. Join us as we unravel the threads of silk's story and discover the secrets behind this extraordinary fiber.

Silk Facts:


Model Lies on Silk pillowcase in ivory with navy sleep mask on
  1. Our mulberry silk proucts are made from 100% real silk for a true night of beauty sleep.
  2. Silk fiber is a protein-based natural fiber produced by silk worms.
  3. Each mulberry silk filament is 600 - 900 meters (1,970 - 2,950 feet) long and known for being strong and soft to the touch.
  4. A silk bed sheet is made from real silk…unlike a satin sheet that is made from synthetic fiber.
  5. Silk bed linen is hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant.
  6. Momme weight is a unit of measurement for silk. The higher the momme, the heavier and denser the weave will be (density and yarn count are adjusted during silk production).
  7. Higher momme weight silk fabrics are also made with thicker yarn.
  8. Charmeuse is a style of weaving threads to create a luxurious luster on one side of the fabric and a matte finish on the reverse side.
  9. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase or sheet set is good for skin and hair. Silk bed linen minimizes hair breakage, frizzy hair, and the incidence of fine lines and wrinkles.
  10. A pure mulberry silk bed sheet set helps naturally regulate body temperature
Find out which silk bedding products are right for you:

      Mulberry Park: Accessible and Affordable Luxury Silk

      We founded Mulberry Park with one simple mission: to design the highest quality silk items in the market and offer them at an affordable price. And we've done just that, with a full range of silk products made from 100% pure mulberry long strand silk fabric. The silk fabric used for our silk sheets and silk pillowcases has also been OEKO-TEX® Certified (Standard 100) to be free of chemicals.

      Visit us online or call us at (800) 860-1924 to learn more about our silk sheets, silk pillowcases, duvet covers and shams, and real silk accessories including sleep masks, travel pillows, and silk hair scrunchies.