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A brief history of the development of China´s silk industry
Chinese silk fabric technology has been monopolized by a few hundred years, due to the technology at the time of its preparation is a complex process , but also because of its unique texture and sheen much attention . Thus become the world's major international silk trade goods before the Industrial Revolution . The earliest silk fabric to use only the emperor , but the rapid development of the silk industry continued to make silk culture from Geographically, penetrate into the Chinese culture and society. Chinese businessmen and become an essential foreign trade advanced items.
 
    China tightly controls the technology initially circulated silk weaving industry and sericulture , and prohibit the flow of foreign countries. But South Korea with the help of Chinese immigrants, and 200 BC successful breakthrough sericulture technology. In addition, Western Hotan River ( 500 BC - 300 BC ) and India ( 300 years ago ) the successful implementation of sericulture . But the Roman Empire is about 550 years before the development of sericulture silkworm and technology : Legend of several monks Eastern Roman Emperor was working on the silkworm in a hollow cane , without permission from the Chinese out and removed to reach Constantinople. Although this legend 's credibility is not high, but then the Byzantines did prepare the technical development of the silk , the establishment of Jamsil and reeling machines in the palace courtyard, the emperor services. At that time all of the native silk mostly enjoyed the Byzantine royal family , the remaining material can be sold at a high price on the market .
 
    Experts speculate based on archaeological findings , in the mid- Neolithic period dating back five or six years ago , the Chinese began sericulture , take the silk, the silk it. To the Shang Dynasty , silk production has begun to take shape , with a high level of technology , with sophisticated looms and weaving skills. Our country is the world's first silkworm rearing and reeling the silk , the ancestor of the Chinese nation not only invented silk, silk and flourishing , the use of silk, so the costumes , the economy , the arts and culture exudes a brilliant light on both arts , and thus make the world draped silk clothing . Is known as the three famous ancient Sichuan brocade brocade , Suzhou Song brocade , silk Brocade is an excellent representative of the so far in the world still enjoys a high reputation. Thus , the silk in a sense, represents a long and splendid Chinese culture .
 
    Beaulieu Fei munsu face pale yellow silk quilt with the Warring States , Qin , Han era of great economic development , silk production reached a peak. Almost all places can produce silk, silk varieties are rich, mainly divided into silk , Qi, Jin three categories. Jin is the emergence of a Chinese silk important milestone in the history , it is the art of silk combined with excellent performance and silk clothing is not only noble , but also art, greatly improving the cultural connotation and historical value of silk products , the impact is very profound. To the Qin and Han Dynasty , the silk industry not only been a great development, but with the massive expansion of the Han Chinese of foreign influence , the silk trade and output reaches the point of unprecedented prosperity . Promote trade and border makes the Central Plains , something neighbors China and economic and cultural exchanges to further develop , thus forming the famous " Silk Road ." This road ancient Chang'an , through Gansu , Xinjiang has been the West, through Central Asia , West Asia, eventually arriving in Europe . In 126 BC , the Han Dynasty in the westward policy , a large number of Chinese silk through the " Silk Road" west transport. After the development of the Northern Dynasty, Chinese silk has undergone great changes , which on the one hand of Paul , eclectic heritage , on the other hand is compatible with foreign technology , the advantages of patterns . Long war Three Kingdoms, Jin , Southern and Northern Dynasties , causing serious damage to the economy of the Yellow River , to the Sui Dynasty , Chinese mulberry silk industry focus has shifted to the Yangtze River.