29 Jan '14, 11pm

Alicia Silverstone Supports Cruelty-Free Silk

Peace silk, on the other hand, is created through a system which allows the silkworms to reach adulthood and live out their full life cycles. “Peace silk is woven by hand by fair trade producers in India,” Silverstone explains . “This cruelty-free silk is sourced from the cocoons of the wild Eri moth. The process does not involve touching or harming the moths, nor does it require keeping them in captivity. Rather, the cocoons are collected from the forest after the moths emerge and fly away.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/01/29/alicia-silverstone-sup...

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