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Britex Fabrics loves everything about silk and it shows. Silk is a natural fiber that is usually derived from the mulberry silkworm’s cocoons. Silk has it all; it is smooth, soft, strong, and lustrous. Silk is ethereal for a summer frock, and just as smart for a winter frock-coat lining. We delight in traipsing about to find you the most chic Italian silks, natty necktie silks, brilliant jacquard silks, and airy sheer silk chiffons.

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  1. Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon

    This crinkled silk chiffon is kissed by silver dewdrops. Soft, light and ethereal, this chiffon is painted with metallic ovals of various sizes to give it that extra va-voom. With sparkle combined with super-saturated, startling color, you've got the perfect fabric for dramatic garments or costumes. It simply begs to be beaded and worn at your very next belly dancing class. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $29.99

  2. Lightweight Olive Green Hammered Silk Satin (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Lightweight Olive Green Hammered Silk Satin (Made in Italy)

    A designer lightweight olive green silk satin fabric, with a hammered texture and lovely drape. With its autumnal coloring and faint texture, this would make a beautiful light wrap or blouse. 100% silk. Made in Italy. This fabric is 54" wide.
    $49.99

  3. Midweight Honeydew Green Matte Silk Quickview

    Midweight Honeydew Green Matte Silk

    A soft midweight silk fabric, in luscious honeydew green...matte and oh-so drapey. This would be perky as a pleated front vintage-inspired blouse, and worn with espresso brown wide-legged striped slacks. 100% silk. This fabric is 46" wide.
    $49.99

  4. Midweight Forest Green & Black Reversible Silk Satin Quickview

    Midweight Forest Green & Black Reversible Silk Satin

    A midweight matte forest green silk satin fabric. This satin is reversible, with the other side a matte black. This would be regal as a dramatic floor-length evening coat, with three-quarter sleeves and a high collar ruff. 100% silk. This fabric is 49" wide.
    $49.99

  5. 2 1/8 Yard Panel - Designer Purple Indigo Geometric Silk (Made in Italy) Quickview

    2 1/8 Yard Panel - Designer Purple Indigo Geometric Silk (Made in Italy)

    A stunning silk panel in shades of indigo purple, winter white, and black, in a geometric pattern of diamonds, circles, and graceful faux folds, with three square corners and one faux folded corner. 100% silk. Sold by the panel - each panel is 58" wide by 2 1/8 yards long", and the printed area is 46" wide by 57" long. We're sorry, but swatches of this panel are not available. This is the price per panel, not the price per yard!
    $149.99

  6. Elegant Bud Green Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Elegant Bud Green Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy)

    A mid to lightweight silk taffeta, in beautiful clear bud green - perfect for an elegant cocktail dress or evening wrap. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $49.99

  7. Cocoa Palm Paradise Gleaming Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    Cocoa Palm Paradise Gleaming Silk Charmeuse

    A gleaming silk charmeuse in shades of cocoa brown, ivory, and palest sage green, with a beautiful large-sized print of silhouetted palm trees running crosswise across the width - stunning as a loose ankle length shift or as elegant palazzo pants. 100% silk. 44" wide.
    $59.99

  8. Luxurious Pistachio Silk Shantung (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Luxurious Pistachio Silk Shantung (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious midweight silk shantung in yummy pistachio green - this would make a stunning Elizabethan corset or vintage-inspired cocktail suit. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 59" wide.
    $125.99

  9. GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Gleaming Emerald Green Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Gleaming Emerald Green Silk Charmeuse

    A luxurious silk charmeuse in softly gleaming emerald green - perfect as a blouse or as a lining to dress up a tweed suit....or as a sensuous and glamorous chemise. 100% silk. 54" wide.

     

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    $59.99

  10. Gleaming Mock Pleated Silvery Ash Grey Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gleaming Mock Pleated Silvery Ash Grey Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    A beautifully textured and drapey silk fabric in silvery ash grey; this is a two-ply silk fabric with a mock pleated silk charmeuse front, tone-on-tone embroidered rectangles, and a silk mesh backing. A luxurious silk, it would be lovely as a flowing column evening gown or as an elegant tank top. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $95.99

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