Como and the silk

In 1510, Pietro Boldoni was the first person in Como to build and silky mill in this town.

Como, due to the particular climatic conditions of Lario Lake, is the right place for the growth of the mulberry trees.

Water, mild climate and patience occasioned to delicate and soft leaves, perfect food for the silkworms.

For this reason, Como has produced for years most of the best silk in the world, giving the possibility to many artisans to develop knowledges in the textile field as well as in dyeing and printing this sophisticated material.

In Como is focused the best know-how in the world regarding the creation of designs and the production of silky fabrics.