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dupion

[′dü·pē‚än]
(textiles)
A thick, irregular, double silk fiber obtained from two cocoons nested together.
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Silk lined curtains made from silk dupion, approx pounds 30 per metre, Clarke & Clarke; glass ball end curtain pole, pounds 19.99, Argos Table lamp, pounds 19.99, Asda; headboard covered in 100% linen, from pounds 150, The Dormy House; large pillows made from Vortex 5129, pounds 35.90 per metre, Harlequin Fabrics; printed silk cushions, pounds 39 each, Jen Rowland; glitter cushion, pounds 12.99, TK Maxx
Availability of its key raw materials, mulberry silk and dupion, which it imports from China, has been scarce, leading to prices soaring to as high as USD53 per kilogram (kg) in October 2010 from a low of USD26 per kg in April 2010.
A dramatic black and grey silk velvet throw with glass beading, Vienna has contrasting soft silk dupion and silk velvet.
For something with a twist, you could opt for this Puerto Rico dress made from silk dupion and beaded French lace, which comes in ivory with black or ivory lace, priced pounds 1,650 from Ian Stuart's new collection at www.ianstuart-bride.com
Rona got married in an amber organza and dupion silk dress, which cost pounds 2500, and says she's looking forward to wearing it to the ball.
Among the introductions is Dupion, named for dupioni silk, which is produced when two silkworms spin together creating a double-thread fiber.
Silk georgette dresses with bugle beading are down from pounds 179 to pounds 89 and a lemon dupion jacket is down from pounds 159 to pounds 74.
Sonya Joyce in gold jacquard, sleeveless, cut-out dress with silk dupion trim, worn with fulength velvet coat, featuring gold buttons and silk lining.
The fabrics used were green-white floral organza in combination with green Sydney silk as well as white Dupion and colored tassel to intensify the look as a decorative element in the garments.
I've made the same happen for the bride through my designs because when the bride is getting married, it's a supreme feeling for her."The fabrics are pure handloom, natural fibres, dupion, khadi, organza and chanderi.