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  • The use of Silk to prevent the rhinoceros from extinction

    Prevent the extinction of the rhino. The use of Silk to prevent the rhinoceros from extinction. The use of Silk protein components (Fibroin and Sericin) as collagen replacement could be a real help in the battle to prevent the rhinoceros from extinction. In Africa every......

  • Dry farming: The silk cocoon is an aid to agriculture in dry areas

    Dry farming: The silk cocoon is an aid to agriculture in dry areas How to make crops more sustainable With the term Aridoculture we mean all the activities and precautions that man can use in order to intensify cultivation in the presence of areas characterized......

  • Silk the first and unique natural microfiber

    Silk the first and unique natural microfiber Microfibres are not all the same: discover the advantages of using silk Lately we often hear about natural fabrics. The concept of “Bio“, recently spread among healthy food consumers, is also expanding to fabrics in general, clothing and......

  • Materialconnexion certifies the innovation of Cosetex Silk

    Materialconnexion certifies the innovation of Cosetex Silk An authoritative confirmation of the innovation of Cosetex Silk The Silk T. Silk by Cosetex become part of the exclusive innovative and sustainable list of products by Material ConneXion. Material ConneXion represents the most established, authoritative and complete......

  • Il Sole 24 Ore talks about Cosetex silk

    Il Sole 24 Ore talks about Cosetex silk “Natural or synthetic feathers? The eco-battle is also fought with the paddings” The article by the journalist Chiara Beghelli published on 20 January 2020 in the Fashion section of the online newspaper il sole24ore, in search of......

  • Gots certified Silk of Cosetex

    Gots certified Silk of Cosetex The importance of certification for biologically sourced silk Silk is a material, a natural fibre which is made from a cocoon which is in turn made by a moth — Lepidoptera — which feeds itself only on mulberry leaves or similar plants.......

  • La Seta è una Fibra naturale

    Fibre naturali e sintetiche: vantaggi della Seta Perché le differenze ci sono ed è nostro dovere conoscerle La Seta è una Fibra naturale. La natura è colei che l’ha inventata, la sua esistenza proviene dalla natura (un Gelso, un lepidottero), la sua presenza è in......

  • Recycling in the textile sector

    Recycling in the textile sector Cosetex’s approach for recycling raw materials and silk Is it correct to use the terms Recycling/Waste/Scraps/Reuse for the world of Silk? In this context is silk comparable to any other synthetic and/or artificial fiber? Before getting at the core of......

  • On line T.Silk Shop

    On line T.Silk Shop The Silk you don’t expect… is here now We have started from the bed system but we won’t stop there. From today you can find online on T.Silk Shop the products best representing the value of well-being that only a natural......

  • Silk: the material of the future

    Silk: the material of the future The ancient biodegradable and sustainable fabric Once again, Silk becomes the key player in the research of materials that will lead our future At first, researchers could not understand why elementary scientific theories applied to polymers were so in......

  • Leonardo da Vinci and silk

    Leonardo da Vinci and silk After 500 years we rediscover his relationship with the fabrics Leonardo di Ser Piero da Vinci — certainly one of the greatest geniuses of humanity — was born on April 15, 1452 in Anchiano, near Vinci and died May 2,......

  • Silk waste

    Silk waste The world of silk waste In the textile industry the term ‘waste’ (cascame in Italian, dechet in French, Adfall in German, borras in Spanish) refers to short pieces of yarn that accumulate as they fall down during reeling, weaving or other treatments to......

  • Silk Road

    Silk Road: the journey between history and modernity The origins, itinerary and story of the iconic trade route Few phenomena — except, perhaps, for the religious ones — evoke such strong emotions and cause heated debate like the Silk Road does, despite the fact its story......

  • Silk: a sustainable fibre

    Silk: a sustainable fibre A starting point for a discussion on sustainability issues in silk production What does the concept of sustainability actually mean when applied to the world of textiles? Can silk be considered a sustainable fibre? Sustainability as an intergenerational pact Sustainability, and......

  • Natural combed silk Sliver

    Natural combed silk sliver Textile fibres processing: Unique and fascinating moments Holding combed silk sliver in your hands is an incredible tactile, visual and sensory experience that cannot leave you indifferent. Combing refers to a number of operations that required use of combs already in......

  • Cosetex | Important news

    Cosetex 2019: Important news GOTS and GRS certification We are convinced that silk — a raw material that we have been processing at Cosetex for more than a hundred years — is infinitely precious. We have thoroughly studied its properties and analysed how it reacts......

  • Certifications in the textile industry

    Certifications in the textile industry Our goal is quality, not a collection of certifications We are convinced that silk — a raw material that we have been processing at Cosetex for more than a hundred years — is infinitely precious. We have thoroughly studied its......

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