Monday, March 10, 2008

Silky Routes…

Karnataka being the largest producer of silk in India continues to strive towards Silk production and marketing. The Silk Mark Expo 2008 an exhibition was held (by silkboard.org) in Kanteerava stadium showcases varieties of silk-ware and even the useful information about silk production & varieties...
There are four major types of silk of commercial importance, obtained from different species of silkworms which in turn feed on a number of food plants. These are Mulbery, Tasar, Muga and Eri. Except mulberry, other varieties of silks are generally termed as non-mulberry silks. India has the unique distinction of producing all these commercial varieties of silk. Here are few more snaps of the event…

2 comments:

oldmanlincoln Mon Mar 10, 11:08:00 PM GMT+5:30  

For somebody like me who has never seen anything like this before it is a remarkable blog post and interesting. The photography is very good too.

succeda Thu Mar 13, 05:49:00 AM GMT+5:30  

this is so cool! i love this blog. i learn something new everyday. don't stop! :)