Peace (Ahimsa) silk: "Ahimsa" is a sanskrit term that literally translates as “the avoidance of violence". In the context of silk fibre production,
read more » "Ahimsa" refers to the ethical treatment of silkworms. Instead of boiling the silk cocoon or piercing it in order to release the silk fiber from the cocoons before the moth emerges, killing the silkworm in the process, Ahimsa or Peace silk is extracted only after a metamorphosing worm has emerged from its cocoon. This means that the worm is allowed to complete an entire life cycle unharmed - or "peacefully".
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