Golden Spider Silk Shawl

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Spider silk is stonger than steel, weight for weight. British art historian Simon Peers and his American business partner Nicholas Godley collected silk from 1 million golden orb spiders, and spun it and wove it using tradional techniques and designs. The resulting shawl measures 11 by 4 feet, and the colour is entirely natural. More here and here.

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