‘Thick Balkal’ Wild Tussar silk stem Yarn
Balkal yarn is made from the stem. The cocoon attaches itself to the trees in the forrest via a brown steam they create.
Once the butterflies have left the cocoon and steam are collected.
A beautiful natural dark brown yarn .
very fragile and slubby
1500 metres per 100gram (estimate only)
or 64 wraps per inch
Made in Bhubaneswar, Odisha India.