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    Hi, I want to buy some silk pillowcases. I've read the reviews on them and kind of know what to look for. But I'm still confused on what to get!

    I have written a ton below but this is the main question I would like answered: do I buy silk pillowcases from here http://www.johnlewis.com/john-lewis-...owcase/p120031 or here http://www.silkgifts.co.uk/pillowcases.htm or is there another company I should consider buying from? Thank You


    I have got the general idea that the higher the 'momme' unit of a silk pillowcase, the more superior the quality of silk used in it is.

    In John Lewis, you can buy a single standard sized silk pillow case for £35 (source: http://www.johnlewis.com/john-lewis-...owcase/p120031). These pillowcases are of 19 momme.

    And on this website http://www.silkgifts.co.uk, you can buy a silk pillowcase for £24. It doesn't mention the size of the pillowcase on the order section of the website (http://www.silkgifts.co.uk/order.htm) but it does on this page http://www.silkgifts.co.uk/pillowcases.htm. Can I assume that all the silk pillowcases are of the 'standard size' (20x30 inches) the website says? The pillowcases in this website also have the higher momme of 25, a 450 thread count and also are 100% organic Mulberry silk. John Lewis don't even say what the thread count of their pillowcases are or what silk they are using and are more expensive.

    Why are the John Lewis pillowcases more expensive than the Silkgifts.com pillowcases? Surely they should be cheaper considering that the momme count is lower in them. Which website should I buy from? John Lewis is a well known brand and Silkgifts.com is a company I found through Google and have never heard of (although the website says ''we supply to people from all walks of life including Royalty, Public Figures and Celebrity Figures.'' This quote can be found on http://www.silkgifts.co.uk/questions.htm).

    And finally, has anyone bought a silk pillow case and if so, where from and do you recommend them? Thank You .
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    Have you got a John Lewis nearby? You could go and test it out?

    I assume the silkgifts site goes through a lot more silk-type products than John Lewis, so probably get cheaper rates. John Lewis is well known and trusted as a brand too, and will have higher profit margins and bump up the prices.
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    (Original post by CJ)
    Have you got a John Lewis nearby? You could go and test it out?

    I assume the silkgifts site goes through a lot more silk-type products than John Lewis, so probably get cheaper rates. John Lewis is well known and trusted as a brand too, and will have higher profit margins and bump up the prices.
    No, there isn't one near me . I guess I'll have to find one.

    Thank You for the explanation on the whole silk price thing, I think I get it now .
 
 
 
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