Margilan silk

Ancient traditions of silk weaving can be found in one of the oldest cities of Uzbekistan, Margilan. This center was an important place at the Great Silk Road. Woven fabrics are considered to be the best in Central Asia. Cocoons of silkworm are used in order to make the material. They are unfolded by hand, and then threads are dyed and are weaved in traditional machine tools. Uzbek colorful silk products are well known all over the world. All interested people can have an excursion to local workshops, and see how masterpieces are created.