Elizabeth Emerson Designs Blog — chantilly lace
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Over time, everything degrades. Silk, eventually, begins to shatter. Black silk, due to the high heat and chemicals used to dye it, is particularly susceptible to the process. Proper storage and care when handling can stave it off, but once it begins, there’s no turning back. At the lightest touch, the lace will simply fall apart.