Como, the beautiful city at the tip of the stunning Lake Como in northern Italy, is known and respected worldwide for its high quality silk production. The city boosts a genuine and widespread culture of silk and is a point of reference for all the world’s most important fashion houses.
Silk has been part of Como’s existence for over 400 years and today Como produces more than 3’200 tons of silk annually.
The region has an ideal environment for the development of the sericulture, with its abundance of mulberry trees and crystal clear waters.
With the hard work and dedication of the manufacturers, Como built a worldwide repute for excellence. In the 1990s, Como became the most important center for silk manufacturing in the world and attracted all the important fashion houses and major apparel manufacturers.
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