Silk made from spider webs.The silk thread comes from female Golden Orb spiders collected in the highlands of Madagascar. Eighty people collected, harnessed and released wild spiders every day for seven years to produce enough silk.
Art Historian Creates World’s Largest Shawl Made From Golden Spider Silk Photo by R. Mickens/American Museum of Natural History Along came a spider—well, 1 million spiders, to be exact. Using silk extracted from more than a million golden orb spiders!
Detail of embroidered cape made of spider silk, made by Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley, Made from the silk of more than one million female golden orb-weaver spiders collected in the highlands of Madagascar.
Golden Spider Silk by Victoria and Albert Museum. Millions of spiders, thousands of hours and two golden garments – these are the essential components of the V display, ‘Golden Spider Silk’. Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley discuss.
The North Face's Moon Parka Is Made With Synthetic Spider Silk
You must have heard that spider silk is stronger than steel. We all want to believe that there are wonder materials in nature that are far superior to human-made ones. But the problem with statements that…