Durable, Natural Luxury Fiber from Spiders and Insects

By: Katie Cordrey - Published:   Updated: Apr 1 2011
Silk is a fiber renowned for its luxurious texture and durability. It also has incredible tensile strength and insulation properties.

It makes beautiful underwear and decorative outerwear. Whether produced by spiders or insects, the end result is a sumptuous, natural fiber that has been used in garments, rugs, home furnishings, parachutes, bicycle tires, and medicine.