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Silk Cocoons

TRE-3047

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1-3 Days

These are white cultivated Mulberry (Bombyx) silk cocoons.  Each cocoon is one continuous silk filament.

Features

  • 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.
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$8.00
Description

These are white cultivated Mulberry (Bombyx) silk cocoons.  Each cocoon is one continuous silk filament.

Features

  • 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.