Silk Duvet Cover
Your bedroom, more than any other room in the house, reflects the true you. Whether you share it with a partner
or not, you say a lot about yourself in your choice of bedroom design. Your moods and hopes are reflected in the
color scheme that you select for your bed, carpets and curtains. If you would like to add a touch of elegance and
luxury to your bedroom, there is no finer material to do that than silk. There are numerous different types of
duvet cover materials on the market with silk being amongst the more popular.
As well as being soft to sleep on, silk duvet covers are luxurious and look great in any bedroom. If you or your
bed partner happen to suffer from allergies such as asthma, silk is also an ideal bedding material as it is
Being a natural fiber created by some types of worm, silk is a very effective bedding that can keep you warm in
the winter and cool in the summer. It is also a very strong fiber that does not crease or rip as easily as some
Like most bed linen it is available in a full range of colors and patterns. One of the most popular of these is
a natural ivory or wild silk colors. Other sumptious colors include deep burgundy, bright blue and rich earth
One important point to remember with silk bedclothes is that there are more care issues than with most other
fabrics. For instance, although you can simply throw it in the washing machine, it is only safe to do so if you are
using detergent designed specifically for washing silk. Also, if the duvet cover has never been washed before, it
is a good idea to perform a color fastness test to determine if the silk will stand up to being washed. If you need
to remove a stain from a silk bedcover you should only ever use a very mild soap to do so.
Never put your silk duvet cover in the tumble dryer as the heat will damage it. Instead, wash it carefully and
hang it to dry naturally.
Taking note of these simple precautions will give you an elegant, long lasting silk duvet cover that you will be
proud to display on your bed.