List of 5 Places for Purchasing Thai Silk in Bangkok

Thai silk is produced from the cocoons of Thai silkworms. Thailand’s silkworm farmers cultivate both types of the domesticated silkworms that produce commercial silk: Samia ricini, commonly known as the eri silkworm, which produces matte eri silk, and the Bombyx mori, producer of the better known, glossy mulberry silk. The latter is by far the larger silk producer of the two.

In Thailand, the Center for Excellence in Silk at Kasetsart University’s Kamphaeng Saen campus plays a leading research role in sericulture research as well as providing silkworm eggs and know-how to Thai farmers.

#2 Chatuchak Market

Hours : Saturdays and Sundays : 9 am – 6 pm
Location : Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Lat Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok

Getting There :

Take the BTS to Mo Chit Station and follow the crowd out of the station until see the stalls.

Take the MRT to Chatuchak Park Station and use exit 1, walk to a small entrance into the market. Also get off at Kamphaeng Phet Station and take exit 2 to enter the market.

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