Lovingly spun by an industrious Cricula silkworm.
These cocoons are unique. They are not a contained vessel like the Bombyx or Tussah cocoons. Instead, they are lacey caps that the silkworm attaches to a tree branch. The beautiful golden shade is the natural colour of the gummy sericin, while the silk itself is a pale yellow. These cocoons do not spin well. They are at their most beautiful in this natural form. The cocoons can be incorporated as an embellishment or surface design element in a variety of textile techniques.