Where can I buy silk in Bangkok?

How much does silk cost in Thailand?

Pure Thai silk fabric costs anywhere between US$15 to US$70 per yard depending on whether it’s two-ply or four-ply. Two-ply costs at least US$15 per yard. Four-ply costs from US$22 per yard. Imitation Thai silk is far cheaper as the fabric may be mixed with other types of fabric.

Is Thai silk good?

Thai Silk has an excellent durable and resilient quality. It is a delicate fabric that cannot be treated like linen or cotton. To keep the fabric in its original look and feel it is recommended to do dry-cleaning. Wash Thai silk best by hand by using a very mild soap.

Where can I buy cheap things in Bangkok?

These are must-visit places if you’re looking for cheap shopping in Bangkok:

  • Chatuchak Weekend Market. …
  • Union Mall. …
  • Platinum Fashion Mall. …
  • Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin Night market. …
  • Pantip Plaza. …
  • MBK Shopping Center. …
  • Sampeng Market. …
  • Pratunam Market.

Is silk cheap in Thailand?

Exotic Thai is certainly not cheap, but you are paying for the quality of the silk; quality you will not find in street markets around Bangkok.

Can Thai silk be washed?

Thai silk can be washed in lukewarm water but only with the mildest soap, then rinse the silk in vinegar to retain its original luster and allow it to drip dry in the shade. Thai silk should be ironed on the inside just before it is dry or else put a damp cloth over the silk and iron.

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