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Definition of Degummed Silk


US English version

By boiling the silk in hot water, the gum (sericin) is removed from the yarn/fabric. By doing this, the lustre of the silk is enhanced. It is very lightweight.



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Definition of Degummed Silk


UK English version

By boiling the silk in hot water, the gum (sericin) is removed from the yarn/fabric. By doing this, the luster of the silk is enhanced. It is very lightweight.



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