Milk Protein Top-Freya Jones-Freya Jones Art and Craft

Milk Protein Top

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Milk Protein or Casein has been discovered in many churches from the 14th and 15th centuries used in paintings, however as a fibre it was used in many household items and fabric during the 1930’s and 1940’s. It was used as a substitute for wool however after the invention of nylon it fell out of use.

Amazingly whilst the milk protein is being made into fibre micro-zinc ions are added which makes this fibre somewhat anti bacterial.

It’s an expensive process, it takes 100 pounds of skim milk to make 3 pounds of fibre. That’s a lot of milk. So enjoy this ancient/modern luxury fibre!

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Although we try to match the true colour in the photograph, please be aware that colours on different monitors differ. Come into the shop to see and feel it in the flesh as it were!

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