Silk By Mason Solberg
Where it came from • Silk came from the silkworms. • Made from the cocoon of a silkworm.
Values • It was one of the most valuable things on the silk road. • The silk industry makes 200million dollars annually.
How it is made • One cocoon is made of a single thread about 914 meters long. • About 3000 cocoons are needed to make a pound of silk.
Uses • It was used as clothing. • It can also be used as a curtain.
When it was developed • First developed in china in 3000BCE • It could have be developed as early as 6000BCE.