These are white cultivated Mulberry (Bombyx) silk cocoons. Each cocoon is one continuous silk filament.
- 100% Intact Bombyx Silk Cocoons
- Heat Treated, No Chemicals
- Package of 20 Cocoons
Silk Fun Facts
- 5,500 silkworms are required to produce 1 kg (2.2 lbs.) of raw silk.
- 200 pounds of mulberry leaves are needed to produce 1 pound of raw silk.
- It takes a silkworm 3 - 4 days to spin a cocoon around itself.
- Each silk filament is 600-900 meters (1,970 - 2,950 ft.) long.