The Most Luxurious Hand-Woven Rug Money Cannot Buy

rare gold spider silk cloth

Glittering gold, composed of threads stronger the steel, and created from the silk of over a million spiders, this one-of-a-kind masterpiece is the only known example the world has seen in a hundred years of a tapestry entirely woven from spider silk and is only available to be seen on display in museums as it travels the world.

rare hand woven rug

Each thread of this wonderful hand-crafted work by Lambda is comprised of between 100 and 1000 individual spider silk strands gathered from golden-orb spiders and woven together by hand-powered machines. Factoring the time and labor spent on its elaborate construction, this unique item is worth way more than its weight in gold.

rare golden silk spiders

As natural cannibals, it is nearly impossible to raise these rare and amazing spiders in captivity, so a team of nearly 100 people was required to hunt daily for them in the wild, capture them by hand, bring them back, place them on a machine to hold them still and draw out their silk before releasing them once more from captivity.

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