Silk is soft, smooth, and elegant - it exudes luxury. Other than that, it is practical too. Canadian-made down and feather is great, but who doesn't love the feeling of silk draping around your body? It keeps you cool and sleeping like a baby!
When looking for a new silk duvet you might wonder which one you want. Either way, you cannot go wrong since they are all silk duvets right? Well, we have carefully curated and narrowed down some choices for you, so you don’t have to! Just sit back and read on, to know which luxurious duvet will be added to your bedroom collection.
What Is A Duvet
A duvet is shaped as a sort of a large bag sewn from cloth, and they can then be filled with a myriad of materials.
Duvets are typically white, and they are almost always plain, this is to retain the integrity of the Duvet cover which is there for the aesthetic, but never judge a book by its cover, it's what's inside that matters!Be it wool, down, feather or even silk all of them make for a good duvet.
Many articles and people would be quick to use duvets and comforters interchangeably, but these two articles of bedding are far from being the same. Duvet is derived from a French word for down. Do I have your attention yet? I mean what language is sexier than French, the language of love non? Comforters on the other hand, are used synonymously and more commonly in the United States. They also refer to common blankets as well. But a duvet always subtly and sweetly cries out: class.
Benefits Of Silk
Ah, Silk is so smooth, luxurious, and soft to the touch. Silk is harvested from the cocoons of silkworms. They are a hypoallergenic protein fiber. Although it is not temperature-regulating like wool, it does stop overheating by keeping you cool. This duvet is a perfect niche for those who are hot sleepers. Silk also naturally conforms around your body when you sleep, giving a nice fitted feel.
A silk-filled comforter is naturally thermoregulating. Helps keep you cool during summer and warm in winter. However, mulberry silk is even more breathable than cotton. It can wick moisture away twice as fast and reduce the humidity in your bed by 50%. You’ll stay comfortable and dry all night long with silk bedding.
Check out this Washable Oversized Silk Duvet that is combined with a 220 thread count mercerized cottonshell resulting in a magnificently soft premium silk product that won’t mat or wrinkle.
Perfect For Hot Sleepers
Mulberry silk bedding is surprisingly breathable and efficiently wicks your sweat away when you become too hot. As the extra water is wicked away, your body cools down because it can feel the sweat evaporating off your skin. Additionally, there isn’t any extra water or humidity in your bed to worsen extreme temperatures. As a result, your body is able to regulate its temperature naturally and you never overheat when you sleep under a mulberry silk comforter.
Silk duvets are incredibly lightweight and flexible. Which makes it ideal to be used for duvet and pillow fills.
Try out our Lightweight Mulberry Silk Duvet that is filled with 100% natural long strand mulberry silk and features an outer shell made of 300 thread count 100% pure cotton, which is very soft and durable. The shell and the silk filling make the comforter extremely breathable and lightweight, allowing for a cooler and more comfortable sleep.
Dust mites, bacteria and mold avoid materials that do not hold moisture, so you can rest comfortably knowing you are not sleeping with unwelcome guests. so that you can sleep well with your favorite duvet.
Check out our Deluxe 100% Mulberry Silk Filled Duvet that is Mold and Dust Mite Resistant.
Mulberry Silk products are produced naturally and thus there is none to very little involvement of chemicals. Since the silk threads are also very soft, treating them with chemicals is not a good idea. So, you don’t have to worry about dangerous chemicals entering your body while you sleep.
- Odorless:Mulberry Silk is known to be completely and naturally free of any odor, the main reason for it being odorless is because of the natural breeding ground and diet of Silkworms.
- Good for Skin: Mulberry Silk is good for your skin because firstly it is chemical-free and secondly it does not accumulate bacteria and dust. Since silk is known to prevent bacteria from forming in your bedding, it is less likely to infect your skin. We all know bacteria is one of the leading causes of acne.
Durable And Long-lasting
Mulberry Silk is known to have the strongest natural fiber in the world, which makes it incredibly durable. The silk fiber is compared to being stronger than steel if compared to; the same diameter.
Disadvantages of Silk
Out of all of the alternatives Silk would have to be the most expensive. Because the process of creating a silk duvet is tedious at best, the price matches that effort. Even though silk is worth the price, the price is still a factor when looking for a duvet alternative. Good quality silk has a long lifespan, but the more you wash it the shorter the lifespan it gets. In addition to that Silk is also very delicate and as such any staining would be best removed at a dry cleaner; making this one high-maintenance choice! Don’t let that turn you off though, cause deep down inside you know you are high maintenance yourself *wink*
Types of Silk Duvets
Washable Oversized Silk Duvet
Do you and your partner both enjoy the trappings of a silk duvet but are constantly fighting over it like wrapped in a cat and dog fight to who ever gets the most out of it? Down Under Bedding provides the solution in the form of theOversized Silk Duvet.
This is a premium duvet that is made of long-strand silk. It is surrounded with a 220-thread count mercerized cotton cover to keep it safe and clean. This duvet is not only oversized but heavyweight too! Well, not as heavy as our weighted blankets but heavy enough to satisfy the feeling of weight.Combining the luxury of silk with a heavier feel; this duvet helps you choose, NOT choose between the two! Also, the cherry on top,(don’t worry if you actually eat cherries and stain your silk duvet)this duvet is washable, for easy cleaning!
Heavyweight Silk Duvet
Heavyweight silk duvet, like this Deluxe 100% Mulberry Silk Filled Duvet is three (3) times heavier than the lightweight silk duvet and twice as heavy as the oversized silk duvet. Again this bad boy doesn’t come nearly as heavy as our weighted blankets but it will do the trick! You can have the feeling of a warm hug from a loved one just like a weighted blanket does. But no feeling of being too pinned down. Weighted blankets are not for everybody but, if you still need that weighted pressure when you sleep, this heavyweight silk blanket is the one for you. It also comes with a 300-thread count pure cotton cover which is soft to the touch and breathable.
Lightweight Mulberry Silk Duvet
Nothing beats a lightweight mulberry silk duvet when it comes to sleeping in comfort. This luxurious duvet is filled with 100% pure mulberry silk, making it incredibly soft, light, and breathable. It offers superior insulation and temperature regulation, keeping you comfortable all night long. Its hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial properties help to reduce the risk of allergies and skin irritation, making it perfect for those with sensitive skin. Its lightweight design makes it ideal for any season, providing the perfect balance of warmth and comfort. The mulberry silk duvet is also incredibly durable, helping you get a good night's sleep for years to come.
Check out our Lightweight Mulberry Silk Duvet with Storage Bag that has 4 corner ties and another 4 ties in between instead of the conventional 4 sided ties. A great way to stop your duvets from moving inside!
If you are in the market for a silk duvet, and have read through these three amazing options and cannot make up your mind; there are some things you should consider.
All-season silk is great, especially when it is wrapped in a 100% cotton cover. but silk really does specialize in keeping you cool! With that being said we highly recommend thelightweight mulberry silk duvet wholeheartedly! In the cold winter months, you can store it in its eco-friendly 100% pure cotton bag and opt for something warmer like wool. All in all a silk duvet is an amazing choice for a luxurious feel, that drapes around your curves and makes you feel like royalty. No matter which one your heart goes with - you cannot go wrong.
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Until next time!
-The Down Under Bedding Family
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