Premium Quality Raw Silk Fabric at iTokri
Raw silk is one of the most sought-after pieces of fabric. It’s made by raising caterpillars or larvae, specifically domesticated silkworms. Artisans have to care for the silkworm from the egg stage to the completion of a cocoon. The artisans also produce mulberry trees so that the worms can feed on the leaves. It’s a long process to produce raw silk fabric,but it’s worth it. iTokri brings you the finest quality raw silk material
Premium Quality Raw Silk Fabric at iTokri
Raw silk is one of the most sought-after pieces of fabric. It’s made by raising caterpillars or larvae, specifically domesticated silkworms. Artisans have to care for the silkworm from the egg stage to the completion of a cocoon. The artisans also produce mulberry trees so that the worms can feed on the leaves. It’s a long process to produce raw silk fabric,but it’s worth it. iTokri brings you the finest quality raw silk material that you can wear for every event. There is a certain flair to the dupion silk fabric that cannot be matched by any other material and that’s why iTokri decided to bring you handloomed and woven raw silk.
Raw Silk Fabric Online at iTokri
iTokri brings you some of the best raw silk material sarees and fabrics that you can get stitched into dresses or dupattas! Here are some of our products.
Pochampally Ikat Weave Handloom Raw Silk Precut Fabric
These fabrics are made using raw silk fabrics with pochampally ikat weaving handloom technique all the way in Telangana. Ikat fabric is a distinct design of different textile patterns. The designs seem to appear in a blur in these fabrics, making them special. iTokri brings you these authentic designs with some of the most beautiful colours you might have seen. The texture is something you want to feel as well. Buy Pochampally Raw silk fabric online.
Traditional Raw Silk Pochampally Double Ikat Pure Handwoven Fabric
This raw silk fabric online comes from Andhra Pradesh. The skilled artisans use a resist dyeing procedure that’s similar to tie-dye on weft or warp fibres before dyeing. These beautiful designs define the texture and colour of the material. iTokri brings you some of the most beautiful Ikat designs. Padmashree Gajam Govardhana, a national award-winner craftsman brings you these designs in collaboration with iTokri.
Raw Silk Handloom Dobby Weave Saree
This handloom silk fabric is made with dobby weaving technique to showcase the tassels and textures by Ruisa. The fabric is comfortable, durable, and soft. This is because of the labour-intensive craftsmanship of handling the yarn skillfully. And handwoven cotton is breathable in comparison to mill-made cotton. This is what makes iTokri’s beautiful sarees special. You won’t feel uncomfortable with our handmade sarees.
Why Choose iTokri?
iTokri brings you some of the best quality products at prices that you cannot imagine. From Punjab’s phulkari dupattas and Andhra’s ikat handloom to Gujarat’s bandhani sarees and Odisha’s pattachitra paintings, we have it all. We join hands with over 10,000 artisans from across India to bring you over 100,000 product listings. We also add 500 more products every day so that you have enough options to pick from! The handmade trinket and recycled paper that you find with our packaging tells you about one of our other goals. We want to promote eco-friendly products and sustainable living. That’s why most, if not all, our products are eco-friendly. Find everything you need at iTokri.
What is raw silk?
Silk that has sericin is raw silk. This gummy substance protects the silk durig processing. It’s removed during the boiling stage with soap and water. This makes the silk lustrous and soft.
How to clean raw silk?
That depends on the product. Check the product for instructions. Some of iTokri’s fabrics require you to use dry cleaning only to clean raw silk fabrics. However, for some, you can hand wash the material in cold water with mild detergents.
How is raw silk produced?
There are two stages to produce raw silk- first one is raising larvae or caterpillars and caring for them while the second one is growing mulberry trees. When silkworms spin themselves to form cocoons, that’s when silk fibre is produced. The soft fibres are harvested from the cocoon by boiling them in hot water and stirring it to unravel the fibre.
Is raw silk pure silk?
Yes, raw silk or dupion silk is pure silk.