Most silk fabrics looks silky shiny, but not all clients like this kind of shiny. and sand-washed silk fabrics could be their favourite. seriously, sand washing process should belong to a kind of water washing process. It refers to washing the fabric with alkaline water, and the silk fabric is corroded by alkali, which erode the silk fiber more seriously, and make the surface of the fiber become uneven and rough.
The sand-washed silk fabric looks like a layer of white wool or gray on the surface, which makes the fabric feel old. It is precisely because of the severe erosion of alkali that the originally relatively hard fiber structure becomes soft, and the whole fabric becomes super soft and matte finish. sand-washed silk fabrics are generally preferred by US and Australia clients. because they like this old-fashioned feel. This style is very suitable for designs that require retro or nostalgic styles. Mostly wided used in silk pillowcase, silk dress, silk blouse, silk camisole, silk trousers etc.