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producing an art with silk cocoons after the silk butterfly left it

4. Nov 2013

Silks are produced by several other insects, but generally only the silk of moth caterpillars has been used for textile manufacturing. People who producing silk also produce their butterflys to get more eggs to make more silk caterpller. In turn they produce more caccoons to produce more silk

The entire production process of silk can be divided into several steps which are typically handled by different entities. Extracting raw silk starts by cultivating the silkworms on Mulberry leaves. Once the worms start pupating in their cocoons, these are dissolved in boiling water in order for individual long fibres to be extracted and fed into the spinning reel

The Cocoons used to produce butterlies is an excellent material for a simple artwork. You can use them as decoration material .Mrs Bedia Sağcan a scout leader trainer making this art and every year she have courses to young scout leareers to keep up this traditioN
All photos made on one of her recent courses. If you are making please post yours too