Fibers for Spinning and Papermaking
Ashland Bay Tussah Silk Sliver: Bleached. $3.00 per oz. or $23.75 per 1/2 lb. #109155
Tussah Silk Sliver: Natural pale honey color. NOTE: This fiber is much lighter than the honey tussah we have had in the past. $4.00 per oz. or $32.00 per 1/2 lb. #119508 OUT OF STOCK
Ashland Bay Cultivated Silk Sliver: $4.00 per oz. or $32.10 per 1/2lb. #159109
Cultivated Silk Noil
$1.50 per oz. or $11.95 per 1/2 lb.
Bells & Caps
Bombyx Silk Caps
Also called "bells". Each cap weighs approximately a half ounce. Caps are made by de-gumming cocoons and stretching them open over a frame to dry. Each cap is made of numerous cocoons. They can be stretched out in a sliver to spin, or stretched very fine for un-spun knitting.
One cap...$3.00 #109184
Two caps...$5.75 #109184
Four caps...$11.50 #109184
Eight caps...$23.00 #109184
1 lb....$92.00 #109184
Bombyx Silk Bricks
$4.70 per ounce #109153
Left: Silk brick opened up to show the roving. ~ Right: Staple length of fibers in silk brick (approx. 4 inches).
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