Muga

But the gold of Muga stays. Like the alchemy of beauty.Muga silk is the rarest silk in the world and is found only in Assam.

The Story of Spun Gold

Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
- Robert Frost

About Us

Muga silk travelled to the world through the French explorer Jean Taverniere in the early 1600s. The word 'Muga' itself means yellowish and indicates the natural golden tint of the fabric. This fabric is not just a luxurious piece of fabric but an ecological marvel as well. The silkworms that create Muga, the Antheraea Assamensis, are as old as dinosaurs. The Muga silk also has the distinction of being registered under the Geographical Indicator, putting it in the province of intellectual rights in India. Muga, in a nutshell, is not just silk. It is an ecological, heritage marvel.

The Assam Connection

Muga silk is so sensitive and delicate that it needs the purest air to thrive. It cannot survive even the smallest amount of pollution. Therefore, Assam provides the most hospitable conditions to rear Muga silk. The spinning and weaving of this yarn and fabric is a part of the Assamese heritage and culture. It is prominently use during the special occasions, such as the Bihu dance, and other cultural milestones of the Assamese society.

The Spell
of Muga

But the gold of Muga stays. Like the alchemy of beauty.Muga silk is the rarest silk in the world and is found only in Assam.

But the gold of Muga stays. \ Like the alchemy of beauty.Muga silk is the rarest silk in the world and is found only in Assam.

Features of the Fabric

It is a very durable fabric and is known to outlive its owner. This silk gets more lustrous as it ages and the fabric gets softer with every wash.

Experiments on Muga silk prove that this silk can absorb close to 80% ultra-violet rays and also absorbs moisture beautifully. This makes it an ideal fabric to use as sunshield.