is a natural and strong fibre (stronger
than steel!) yet fragile and delicate.
way to clean silk is by dry cleaning (as
recommended by the UK Silk Organisation).
Washing can be an option for some garments
but may cause extreme colour loss and
wrinkling. Perspiration, perfume and sun
fading are a few problems that may adversely
affect the silk. Never wipe a stain or
rinse with water for this could cause
permanent damage to the garment. Silk
requires extra care to help retain its
staff at Tower Bridge London Dry Cleaners
can return a silk garment to a “like
new” appearance, with a procedure
called “mineral bath”. There
is a degree of colour loss in all silk
so we ensure that we clean all pieces
of an outfit to maintain unity. When taking
a silk garment to us, be sure to:
Take the stained garment in immediately.
• Identify any stain(s) to ensure
• Point out the sugar stains which
yellow with age if not removed.
• Point out chafed areas so we can
use the "mineral bath" procedure.
Tower Bridge Dry
Cleaners will through proper cleaning
and stain removal techniques extend the
life of your silk garment and making sure
that it will look stunning for a long
time into the future.