Why Lotus Silk Is So Expensive | So Expensive

14 Lap 2020
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Lotus silk is one of the rarest fabrics in the world. Produced only in small scale across Cambodia, Myanmar, and more recently Vietnam, this natural fibre is only extracted by a few skilled craftspeople across the world.
But making this "silk" isn’t easy. Extracting enough lotus silk for one scarf can take two months, and the final product can cost 10 times as much as regular silk. So just how is it made, and what makes it so expensive?
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Why Lotus Silk Is So Expensive | So Expensive

  • Once again, LTworlds recommends a great video! Very interesting! Makes me appreciate it more.

    Johnathan HardmanJohnathan HardmanPrieš 5 minučių
  • 200? I though at least 1000. Wow

    Isaacs Random VideosIsaacs Random VideosPrieš 13 minučių
  • Try lotus stems it's tasty ❤️

    SusanooSusanooPrieš 22 minutes
  • She said she teaches the people. Bet she uses them to make the thread. It includes the training, I mean teaching.

    Chris SylvesterChris SylvesterPrieš 25 minučių
  • Nothing like child labor under the guise of "teaching".

    purpstatuspurpstatusPrieš val
  • Silkworms become the cutest dang moth and I am sad This person is very cool by making this

    Soapie DetergentSoapie DetergentPrieš val
  • We use it as a towle 😐😐😐😐 I think i am a disgrace

  • Spider-man.

    ZA7HANZA7HANPrieš val
  • 0:49 my snacks

    WUMPUSWUMPUSPrieš 2 val
  • i make that everyday

    syed zzzehrzzsyed zzzehrzzPrieš 2 val
  • This is a great and everything, but tbh, the final product doesn't seem to be as good as the worm-made silk

    Денис НиколаевДенис НиколаевPrieš 2 val
  • Now be thankful to know who and how is making your clothes

    Hi How are youHi How are youPrieš 3 val
  • If this is Soo expensive why the f are the workers not driving lambos??

    F0R3V3RFitF0R3V3RFitPrieš 3 val
  • Hoa sen thì khác với lụa tơ tằm

    anh duyanh duyPrieš 3 val
  • Im vietnamese and i dont even know this until u watched your video, nice✓

    anh duyanh duyPrieš 3 val
  • Wonder when people are gonna start selling spider silk

    BloodshoteGoBloodshoteGoPrieš 4 val
  • Business Insider: talk about Lotus Silk. Also Business Insider: No single image of Inle Lake.

    AD 3000AD 3000Prieš 4 val
  • I am scared of those silk worms I am scared of all worms lol

    Mukesh WafhelMukesh WafhelPrieš 4 val
  • Who understand what she was saying

    AkiyamaMountainAkiyamaMountainPrieš 4 val
  • So there is something like a vegan silk. Never imagined that... the amount of work and patience that goes into one scarf is mindblowing... really interessting documentary, thanks.

    gechen85gechen85Prieš 4 val
  • Goes to show that there is beauty in everything we do you just need to know where to look

    The BlackDemon458The BlackDemon458Prieš 4 val
  • How can we buy one

    Rashmi SinghRashmi SinghPrieš 5 val
  • I am just too into untamed nowadays. I didn't thought youtube will recommend me something new. Lotus silk. I never thought something like that exist.

    cantthink_ofname_cantthink_ofname_Prieš 6 val
  • I was once so angry, I am now unbelievably clam... ?

    HunterHunterPrieš 6 val
  • শাপলা দিয়েও করা যাবে।

    MasterMindMasterMindPrieš 6 val
  • So yeah i don't know how i got here

    Martin LunaMartin LunaPrieš 7 val
  • I thought that was Mozzarella cheese For a second And suddenly I’m hungry

    cjstudio1000cjstudio1000Prieš 7 val
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    Raj Kumar Singh.Raj Kumar Singh.Prieš 7 val
    • Share and subscribe it

      Raj Kumar Singh.Raj Kumar Singh.Prieš 7 val
  • Spiderweb shooter companies : *ILL TAKE YOUR WHOLE STOCK*

    ShadowFishShadowFishPrieš 8 val
  • Vietnam?

    Thuc VoThuc VoPrieš 8 val
  • For the people asking I am Vietnamese and they say it should cost much more, the reason that they put it at such a low price for the work is because the country is poor and people don’t want to “waste” money on something that you can get at a lower price but doesn’t have the same quality.

    kkroj56 gamingkkroj56 gamingPrieš 8 val
  • What? Well damn why arent we farming the crap out of these things instead of letting them plague our agriculture lmao i actually have a few ideas how to catch them en masse

    Whin CorbinWhin CorbinPrieš 8 val
  • The video is great but please pronounce her name correctly

    Nguyên NguyễnNguyên NguyễnPrieš 8 val
  • I eat the fibers in the lotus thingy- welp it was too late anyways but still WOW

    Amelia ChenAmelia ChenPrieš 9 val
  • damn, the work put into this seems so not worth it for what they're sold for.

    KibbleruKibbleruPrieš 9 val
  • .O.

    ii_ pvp_playz _iiii_ pvp_playz _iiPrieš 10 val
  • I’m watching this on my own time.. what has become of me I feel like I’m at school right now..

    TraceTracePrieš 10 val
  • That is not a luxury item its an *ART*

    Mayo BunnyMayo BunnyPrieš 10 val
  • Me: it looks like a pickle

    XxLaneyxXXxLaneyxXPrieš 10 val
  • Wow!

    A G.A G.Prieš 10 val
  • That's was candyfloss........

    PratzoPlaysPratzoPlaysPrieš 10 val
  • Capitalism is disgusting

    David FloresDavid FloresPrieš 10 val
  • Me not having any silk stuff🥲 Me after watching the video: ThAts WhY

    Julia SimpsonJulia SimpsonPrieš 11 val
  • This is so good for the environment! Why did I not know about this before!? 😍

    MaxineMaxinePrieš 11 val
  • god the Vietnamese language is so irritating to listen to.

    PewPewsAlotePewPewsAlotePrieš 11 val
  • Ahh yes the forbidden pickle

    EharlowEharlowPrieš 11 val
  • Absolutely butchered her name. I think you should at least find someone to help with pronunciation. Just go on Reddit to ask. It's not that hard.

    ViolianomViolianomPrieš 11 val
  • I thought it said Locust silk

    I’m Addicted To BagelsI’m Addicted To BagelsPrieš 11 val
  • They probably have BAG

    Wei YingWei YingPrieš 11 val
  • If you put lv or Gucci brand on a shirt it costs 500-2000 and when you make something by hand for 2 months it only costs 200 dollars.

    TheNoob GamerTheNoob GamerPrieš 11 val
  • Dear scalper, go buy this silk instead of ps5 Please

    HellgatyrHellgatyrPrieš 12 val
  • Can't help but wonder if this family owns any silk garments or anything themselves

    Ari WoodwardAri WoodwardPrieš 12 val
  • Amazing

    KennethKennethPrieš 12 val
  • Wait is da Lady Vietnamese? Cuz i hear her talking Vietnamese- (me is Vietnamese)

    Lovely LaylaLovely LaylaPrieš 12 val
  • It's not the same as silk tbh.

    RyoshikariRyoshikariPrieš 12 val
  • 1: Market as vegan silk 2: automate 3: ???? 4: PROFIT

    Thot PoliceThot PolicePrieš 12 val
  • So thats how Spiderman makes his webs

    SiNKarnageSiNKarnagePrieš 12 val
  • I though that was a mozzarella stick.

    BingbingBingbingPrieš 12 val
  • Yuck the way she just grabbed them with her hand

    ChocolatierChocolatierPrieš 12 val
  • Amazing cover by BI

    Ashutosh KapoorAshutosh KapoorPrieš 12 val
  • Reading these titles feels likes there's an echo

    Edgar CoverzzEdgar CoverzzPrieš 13 val
  • I speak Vietnamese but her accent is damn near impossible to understand

    Mild TurkeyMild TurkeyPrieš 14 val
  • They still did not show us a lotus silk scarf

    Fritz UnterbrinkFritz UnterbrinkPrieš 14 val
  • i thought it said lotus *milk* igotsoconfused

    QwakfQwakfPrieš 14 val
  • It's 1am and I have a test tomorrow. Good video though

    Fritz UnterbrinkFritz UnterbrinkPrieš 14 val
  • Those scarves are worth alot more that 200$ yo.

    JJPrieš 14 val
  • I just learned silk is made from worms... Well okay then.

    William H.William H.Prieš 14 val
  • ..ngl it looks like wood pla.

    Leo ZendoLeo ZendoPrieš 15 val
  • I kinda understand what are they saying because I'm Vietnamese so ya

    Strawberry BakuhoeStrawberry BakuhoePrieš 15 val
  • When I tell you I could never grab those live insects like the woman did-

    AudxcityAudxcityPrieš 15 val
  • Not my dumbass thinking that was a mozzarella stick in the thumbnail

    David Nogales VADavid Nogales VAPrieš 15 val
  • The price is too cheap knowing how much efforts were put into it. Luxury brand would resell them for at least 2000 bucks.

    H KH KPrieš 15 val
  • If a scarf is about $200 I bet a hoodie would be between $500-700. I would still cop though because who else got a hoodie made of Lotus silk? Fytb😂

    HLVK SuSpectHLVK SuSpectPrieš 16 val
  • Learn one thing a day, my mom said. This was my lesson for the day. Thank you

    tom buitom buiPrieš 16 val
  • This is what ritchets should buy expensive.. not friking ugly Gucccci or LV

    Andrew KimAndrew KimPrieš 16 val
  • 1:16 almost all southern vietnamese people thinking “wtf is she saying”

    asian bowl of riceasian bowl of ricePrieš 16 val
  • _Forbidden Mozzarella Stick._

    HoneySnailHoneySnailPrieš 16 val
  • When I saw the thumbnail (before ready the title) I thought it was a mozzarella stick

    Renee CloughRenee CloughPrieš 17 val
  • *Goes to Walmart* *Walks to the clothing aisle* *looks at price tag* Me: "Mom why are these clothes so ExpEnSI-" *oh*

    LydeBird JadeLydeBird JadePrieš 17 val
  • When I see the thumbnail only one thought came: T H E F O R B I D E N C H E E S E S T I C K

    beyblade mastersbeyblade mastersPrieš 17 val
  • Oh shit vegan silk im going through to wrap it around that one vegan tiktok person

    buderpbuderpPrieš 17 val
  • I learnt a lot. Like what lotus silk is

    Shrek BoyShrek BoyPrieš 18 val
  • Don't know what lotus silk is. Don't know why I clicked this.

    Burner AccountBurner AccountPrieš 19 val
  • Excellent job! Thanks!

    JCJCPrieš 19 val
  • I want this. I'll weave my own..I dont care if it takes months or years for me..but if I leave with this lady........ILL LOVE HER MORE THAN THE SCARF

    Rumaisa MaryamRumaisa MaryamPrieš 19 val
  • Lotus is not Vietnam national flower 😒, it is India's National flower. Lotus flower is Vietnam national flower.. Difference

    SushantSushantPrieš 19 val
  • Do you know, that Lotus' underwater vines can wrap around your legs and pulls you into the water, if the water is deep enough though.

    Shivani NarendranShivani NarendranPrieš 19 val
  • Anyone here from genshin ?

    Moody HoodieMoody HoodiePrieš 19 val
  • The hard work of skilled carftsmen is apparently worth the sam as a visit to the doctor...

    KhofaxKhofaxPrieš 19 val
  • Money

    CheesyCheesyPrieš 20 val
  • Went to a Myanmar locus silk factory a few years ago and I played this game of pool where you have to flick little tokens into holes.

    The King of AntarcticaThe King of AntarcticaPrieš 20 val
  • it's all satisfying until ✨disgusting✨ thing like worm

    orange skinorange skinPrieš 21 val
  • Great news for America's growing population of vegans looking for an alternative to traditional silk from worms.

    A KuA KuPrieš 21 val
  • The worms just wanna evolve but they can't cuz they're cacoons are used so its sad

    IgnorentturdIgnorentturdPrieš 21 val
  • Why do i watch this?

    Jordan RasiaJordan RasiaPrieš 22 val
  • imma buy this

    Mister BeanMister BeanPrieš 22 val
  • why would people dislike this its a work of art!

    scarlet girlscarlet girlPrieš 22 val
  • The video: “Why is lotus silk so expensive?” Me: “why is it in a pickle?”

    Ryanne’s ChannelRyanne’s ChannelPrieš 22 val
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    I am tired of failingI am tired of failingPrieš 22 val
  • Out of 2 billion LTworlds users, I just need 1K subscribers, show me some love 💖😭

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