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  • Isabel learns to make her way in this new world of silkto find friends and enemiesand she strikes an alliance with her sister's lover, King Edward IV, that will bring the secrets of silk-making to London.

    Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett: Book summary

  • The Museume of Fine Arts had a room-sized camera that it shot giant sheets of Polaroid film with... one of the terminal at Logan had a series of photographs twice lifesize of silk-making drawings/paintings made with that camera.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • Head to the Suzhou Silk Museum (Admission: 15RMB or just over $2US; 2001 Renmin Road, Tel: 0512-67536538), to watch live silk-making demonstrations and learn about one of the ancient city's main trades.

    A Weekend in China's Changing Garden City

  • Here in Ramanagaram, a silk-making city in southern India, Zahreen Taj noticed the change.

    A Global Surge in Tiny Loans

  • Around Ramanagaram, the silk-making city where Ms. Taj lives, the debt overload is stirring up social tension.

    A Global Surge in Tiny Loans

  • But they add special touches, including silk from San Leucio, a town near Naples with an ancient silk-making tradition.

    The Art of Nativity:

  • During the weeks that followed many new experiences did the Bretton family have, and much did they learn of silk-making.

    The Story of Silk

  • Now of course as people saw more and more uses to which silk could be put they came to want it; and the monarchs of all countries, realizing that silk-making would bring money into their coffers, urged their subjects to take up sericulture.

    The Story of Silk

  • The spider, for example, is a most industrious spinner, and I have read that in the past scientists tried to see if some of the larger spiders could not be utilized for silk-making.

    The Story of Silk

  • Instead the thrown silk was sold to the great weaving factories at Lyons, Tours, or other silk-making cities of

    The Story of Silk


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