Mulberry Raw Silk Carrier Rods are a waste product in the silk spinning industry. Perfect for surface texture during felting and can be dyed as per need. If you sprinkle it with water and iron them flat then you can create a sort of silk paper. Original pieces will be criss cross or slightly twisted Eri silk comes from the caterpillar of Samia cynthia ricini, found in northeast India. The name "eri" is derived from the Assamese word "era", which means "castor", as the silkworm feeds on castor plants.