French luxury house Hermès is opening a pop-up ‘Silk Bar’ in New York City to celebrate the release of its new Silk Knots app, which launched in September on iOS devices.
An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar. It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both […]
The American Museum of Natural History has unveiled in New York something never before seen: an 11-by-4-foot tapestry made completely of spider silk. Weavers in Madagascar took four years to make it, with the help of more than 1 million spidersand the museum says there’s no other like it in the world. The color is […]