1. Look at the gloss
Lay the silk scarf flat and observe its gloss. The silk fabric has the characteristics of absorbance, it looks like the light source is mild, and it is bright as natural pearls; while the simulated silk and satin surface is darker, and the gloss is similar to that of metal materials.
2. Feel the touch
The silk fabric feels soft and malleable, and feels cold to the touch. The thread is dense and wrinkles appear when grasped by hand; while the artificial silk fabric is thicker and harder to the touch, without a sense of moisture.
3. Ignition method
Pull out a part of the silk thread and ignite. When the silk fabric burns, no open flame can be seen, and there is a smell of burning hair; the artificial silk fabric burns with a flame and smells of plastic. After the fire is extinguished, there will be hard plastic blocks on the edge.
1. Before washing the silk scarf, do a fading test. Dip a small amount of water on the edge of the silk scarf, and then lightly press it with a white cotton towel. If the cotton towel has a hue, it indicates that the silk scarf will fade. Cannot be washed with water;
2. For silk scarves that can be washed in water, a neutral detergent should be used to dissolve it in water below 30°C;
3. Stretch the silk scarf, put it in the water, shake the silk scarf back and forth to wash away the dust on the surface;
4. Finally fold the silk scarf into one-eighth size, and gently dry it;
5. Stretch out the silk scarf, lay it flat on a pure cotton towel, and roll the towel into a cylindrical shape to absorb the moisture of the silk scarf;
6. Extend the silk scarf completely after removing the moisture, and place it in a shading place in the room to dry.