With a momme count of 22, the measure of silk’s weight, and our long strand Mulberry silk, Manito’s silk sheets and bedding are the very finest available in North America. Hand crafted from 100% Mulberry silk with immaculate stitching and a charmeuse weave finish, you’ll discover luxury, elegance and sensuality like nothing else. Silk is an all natural, breathable fabric with unique moisture wicking properties that keep you warm in winter and cool in summer. Hypoallergenic, soft on skin and kind on hair: Manito’s silk sheets are the ultimate for rest and health.
Silk is all natural so our bodies respond far better to it than synthetic alternatives. Silk resists mold, mildew, dust mites and bedbugs. It is hypo-allergenic and soothing to skin ailments. Silk is naturally fire retardant making it safe for bedding, especially for babies and children. Silk contains amino acids and proteins which are good for skin, hair, bone joints and blood circulation.
Silk is a strong natural fiber and is comparable to steel in tensile strength. This is great for durability and longevity of the fabric.Measurements of Silk Quality:
Momme count: This is the standard measurement for the weight of silk fabric. Guidelines say you should look for momme weight of 12 or higher in bedding. Manito Silk has a 22 momme count which is amongst the highest count in North America.Manito’s Easy Care Tips:
Caring for your quality Manito silk sheets is easier than you might think. After all, silk bedding has been around for 5,000 years – long before dry cleaning!
The truth is, your Manito sheets will outlast cotton and synthetic bed linen if you follow these Easy Care tips.
Most modern washing machines – especially front-loading European-style models – have a “Hand Wash” or “Delicates” setting that is perfect for quality silk sheets.
1. Wash silk separately. Use of a laundry bag is optional.
2. Give your silk sheets the room they need to get cleaned: Wash them on their own, without any other items.
3. Keep the temperature cool (30° Celsius/85° Fahrenheit, or lower) and the detergent very mild.
4. We love the smell of sheets dried on the clothesline, but keep in mind that direct sunlight may cause color to fade, especially in darker sheets. If you can’t wait for a mild, cloudy day, then simply hang them over your shower curtain rod and they should be dry in the morning. Give your sheets a shake, and they’re ready to go!
5. You can machine dry your sheets. Simply use your dryer’s lowest temperature setting or, even better, set it to "air." Take the sheets out before they are completely dry.
6. If you prefer a crisper look, use your iron’s steam setting to ease out wrinkles, without making contact with the sheets. If you need to iron your sheets, do so on the dull side, using your iron’s “silk” setting.