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Magical Silk

  Silk has long been the preferred fabric of Kings, Queens, Emperors, Tsars, the rich, the elite and Hollywood Starlets. Its long and labour intensive production method has always made it an expensive and exclusive fibre, once only worn by the very very rich. Just how is silk made and what makes it so expensive? Last week I visited Whitchurch Sil[...]