💃 Silk clothes have always been popular in Uzbekistan. In the Emirate of Bukhara only people of the highest status could afford silk clothes. Silk was very expensive at that time because it was brought from China by caravans. Later the silk production technology was also developed in Central Asia. However, this did not make the material affordable, since a large number of silkworms were required to make just a small piece of fabric.
📝 How is silk produced? Types and properties of silk fabrics.
Find out answers to these questions in our article: https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/publication/silk-making
☝️ Make a visit to the Silk Factory in one of the next tours:
〰️ Classic Uzbekistan Tour (5 and 8 days): https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/tours/classical/classic_uzbekistan
〰️ The Silk Road tour: https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/countries/uzbekistan/tours/silk-road
〰️ Treasure Chest with Oriental Adventures - Overall heritage tour to Uzbekistan: https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/countries/uzbekistan/tours/treasure_chest
〰️ Along the way of ancient caravans (Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan): https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/countries/uzbekistan/tours/caravan-way
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