Surrendering yourself from a hard day’s work or school is much more satisfying if what waits in your bed is the welcoming grasp of your silk comforter. From its smooth and soft fabric to its hypoallergenic fibers, silk blankets are one of the most sought after bedding sets on the market.
Silk comforters were made originally in China. At that time, only emperors and noblemen were able to acquire this luxurious item as silk comforters were considered a royalty item and were quite expensive. But as time went by, the silk trade became known to the world and eventually, silk comforters could be obtained by everyone in the world.
Silk comforters are often than not made from 100% natural silk which is made from boiling silk cocoons and stretching them to together into a tangled web of layers. Unlike most fabrics, silk blankets do not require any chemical alterations in their creation process, which is a big plus for people with severe allergies and chemical sensitivity. Silk also has a naturally occurring protein called sericin and other amino acids that are comparable to the human skin. Similarly, its hypoallergenic genetic makeup makes silk comforters a big help for people with terrible allergies.
When it comes to its level of comfort, silk comforter sets have natural caccooning abilities. Once touched or embraced, a silk comforter drapes itself to the skin which gives it a feeling like someone is hugging you. With this draping ability, silk comforters give off a faster natural warmth that rids you quickly of any cold spots. This is a big plus to children because it makes them feel more secure and safe and eventually makes them sleep faster and easier. Silk blankets are also odorless which adds to its overall level of relaxation capabilities.
Silk comforters are made up of a layering system. This system regulates temperature by maintaining a person’s body heat when the area around is cold. On the other hand, it can also release excess heat with the use of its breathable layers. Through this system, wrapping yourself in a silk blankets never lets you feel too much cold or heat, they are the perfect blanket.
Furthermore, silk is one of the strongest materials on earth. One strand of silk is even more durable than steel of the same size. So it is to be expected that silk comforters will last for a very long time. The tendency of long silk flosses to adhere to one another also makes silk comforter sets bond tightly together, which make them less likely to fall apart. Although silk has the tendency to turn into a yellowish hue due to oxidation, all the comfort and the hugging abilities will stay the same even if you use it for many years.
Other than being extremely comfortable and durable, silk blankets are hassle free to maintain. When it gets wet, you just simply leave it out for to dry, then you can use it again. Likewise, due to silk’s mold resistant property, silk comforter sets are 100% free of fungus and other bed irritants which gives them a big advantage from other fabrics like down comforters which are sometimes infested with fungus and bed bugs.
In addition to the maintenance, silk comforters are very light weight and can easily be stored in any free space and in any way. Simply airing it out for a couple of hours before and after storage makes it perfectly safe to use again. As for cleaning it, silk blankets only need to be dried out under the sun twice a year. This maintains its freshness and extends its durability. But you have to remember that silk comforters should only be dry-cleaned with water and not any kind of liquids that can damage the silk floss layers.
Children, whether the world likes it or not, are naturally naughty and can sometimes commit dangerous acts. With its fire retardant property, silk comforter sets add a whole plus to a home’s security as it makes it less fragile to fumes that are caused by a child’s misconduct or just by pure accident.
China is presently the number one exporter of silk blankets in the world. It’s not surprising as the silk trade originally began there. But there are many manufacturers of silk comforter sets throughout the world and they offer a large amount of silk comforters to be chosen from.
Silk comforters are the perfect bed partners to sleep with. They give you the best comfort any other fabric cannot offer. They’ll make your life outstandingly easy with their very minimal maintenance and the security they provide you, that will help you sleep with no worries. So for the upcoming cold nights that send chills up your spine or the warm and hot moments that cause you to sweat, silk comforters provide you with only the best nights sleep, so you wake up refeshed and ready to start the day with a smile.