The 10 Best Silk Sheets

For tons of people (myself included), the bedroom is their sanctuary. It's the place where you recharge your body, watch your favorite shows, and forget about a particularly rough day at work. The best silk sheets can make your room infinitely more luxurious and sophisticated, but it's a big investment, so it's worth a little research beforehand.

First, the benefits: Silk is an all natural material made by the larvae of silkworms. Because of that, silk has proteins and amino acids that are great for your hair and skin, and can help to evenly distribute your body's natural oils leaving your skin soft and moisturized. It's also hypoallergenic, meaning that those with eczema, asthma, or allergies often find it much easier to sleep. Finally, it's breathable and cooling, so if your body temperature rises at night, silk sheets can help you stay fresh and comfortable.

It's also important to understand certain terminology while shopping for silk sheets. Mulberry is the highest quality of silk available, because it's produced by worms that are only fed mulberry leaves. Charmeuse is a particular weaving tactic that creates a shiny finish on one side and a dull finish on the other.

Momme weight refers to the weight of the silk in 100 yards, and ranges from six to 30. For silk bedding, experts consider sheets ranging 19 to 25 momme weight to offer best combination of strength, quality, and affordability (closer to 19 will feel more lightweight, and closer to 25 will offer more durability). Keep scrolling for your guide to the best silk sheets.

1. The Overall Best Silk Best Sheets

The price tag may seem steep, but this set is overall the best deal you're going to find a silk sheets. Not only does this set come complete with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, but they're 100% Mulberry silk, have a 400 tread count, and 19 momme weight. They're available in queen and king and come in a few neutral colors including silver (shown), black, and white.

  • Available in sizes: Queen, King

According to one reviewer: "Cool in the summer and just right for the winter. Purchased the pillow cases twice and a full set of sheets! Can’t get enough of the comfort and quality of the silk fabric. Looks especially beautiful in white. My preference of color because it looks exclusive! I wash my pillow cases by hand and still looks beautiful with every wash."

2. A Mulberry Silk Flat Sheet With 22 Momme For Superior Durability

This single 100% mulberry silk sheet has a thread count of 600 and a momme weight of 22 which means its denser weave better protects the luster, sheen, and durability of the silk fibers. It's hypoallergenic, naturally dyed, and great for wicking away excess moisture for a cooler night sleep. There are several color and size options available to fit any bed or decor.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King

According to one reviewer: "I am in love with the quality of this sheet. I have never slept so well as I do with this top sheet and fitted (sold separately) sheets. Worth the cost."

3. This Fitted Sheet To Make Your Mattress Extra Cool And Breathable

If you're on a budget, consider the this Taihu Snow fitted sheet. It just comes with one piece, but it's made from 100% pure Mulberry silk to make your mattress especially cool and breathable throughout the night. Since a common complaint of silk sheets is that they're hard to keep on the bed, this fitted sheet is a great buy that will stay in place. This silk sheet has momme weight of 19, striking a great balance between durability and lightweight feel. (Note: This is only a single fitted sheet, you can buy the flat sheet version here.)

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "As far as the silk itself, it is nice and thick without being stiff, and it feels like heaven crawling into bed. It's incredibly sensual feeling to cool silk against your skin- I don't think I'll ever go back to cotton sheets now. I'm so impressed with this company's service and prompt attention to my inquiries, and their quality products, that I'll only order my silk bedding from them from now on- I can't imagine finding another company who can provide such great service!"

4. This Handmade Set That Prevents Damage To The Material During Manufacturing

Because they're seamless and have deep pockets, this four-piece Orose Charmeuse Mulberry silk sheet set is extremely luxurious and smooth. They're also handmade to prevent damage to the material, which is why Amazon reviewers call them "very soft and very comfortable." They come in five sizes, multiple colors, and are very simple to care for.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "This sheet set is beautiful and comfortable AND easy to care for. I've washed the set multiple times in the washer (handwash cycle) and dried in the dryer on low. They come out great. I use silk wash and double rinse. The fitted sheet is elasticize all around which helps it fit the mattress."

5. These Embroidered Sheets That Stay Cool All Night

Amazon reviewers say that this four-piece THXSILK silk sheets set is surprisingly thick and beautiful with its embroidered design on the flat sheet, but it still manages to stay cool and breathable all night long. It's made from the highest-grade Mulberry silk, available for full, queen, or king-sized beds, and has 14 color options.

  • Available in sizes: Full, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "The most amazing sheets ever. They feel so soft. I don't know how i can ever go back to any other material.They looks amazing. The only thing I did not like is the packing is plastic and left a plastic smell i had to wash them twice by hand to take the smell off. But other then that these are 5 stars!"

6. These Sheets That Are Available In 12 Colors & Machine Washable

After buying these LILYSILK pure silk sheets, people say that they "never want to get out of bed." They're made from 19 momme Mulberry silk filling, and they're machine washable in lukewarm or cold water. These also come in 12 colors and a full range of size options to choose from.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "I bought these after a month of contemplating them. I'm so glad I did! They are soft, breathable, and sooooo silky. I purchased a different brand of pillowcases and they were terrible compared to the LilySilk sheets. I won't buy a different brand again. I highly recommend them."

7. This Set That's Made For Mattresses Of Different Thicknesses

This Mulberry Park Silks sheet set is 100% pure and comes with one fitted sheet with deep pockets, one flat sheet, and two pillowcases. It's made for twin, full, queen, and king-sized beds, and allows you to choose between a 15-inch mattress and a 17-inch one.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Queen, King

According to one reviewer: "This is the first time I have ever purchased silk sheets and spent this kind of money on sheets. However it was worth it. I'm an insomniac and I try so many things to fall asleep. Oddly sometimes I can feel the slightest things in my bed or on my skin. These sheets are dreamy. I'll never go back to cotton sheets."

8. This Fitted Sheet That Prevents Mites And Bacteria

For those looking to keep dust mites and allergens in check, the LilySilk fitted sheet is a great start. In addition to production methods that avoid the use of harmful chemicals, this 19-momme silk material is also resistant to bacteria, mold, fungus, and dust mites.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "I would have paid thousands of dollars for these sheets. Literally change the way I sleep at night. I will never go back to cotton bedsheets ever again in my life. This is the best purchase you could ever make for your bed."

9. This Convenient Set With Envelope Pillowcases And A Dryer-Safe Design

Because they're made with a charmeuse weave, these Celestial Silk sheets are especially smooth and luxurious, and boast a 19 momme weight. The pillowcases have side envelopes to stop the pillows from sliding out, and they can be dried on a delicate cycle, making them one of the most convenient options.

  • Available in sizes: Queen

According to one reviewer: "Best set of silk sheets i've purchased to date. Started my silk sheet kick back about three years ago, haven't looked back since. It may be a bit pricey but if you think about it, you sleep a third of your life away so might as well do it in extreme comfort."

10. This Mulberry Silk Comforter To Complete Any Set

This Silk Camel duvet has hundreds of Amazon reviews because it's filled with long-strand Mulberry silk and encased in a 100% cotton shell. The soft, fluffy, and lightweight texture is a great addition to any silk set because it keeps you cool and refreshed.

  • Available in sizes: Twin, Queen, King, California King

According to one reviewer: "I am a silk lover. It is so soft and smooth just like a baby's skin. But the most important reason is silk does not cause allergy. I got bad allergy on polyester and feather: skin rashes, severe itching, stuffy nose, and even shortness of breath. I could not get sleep at night. Silk comforter is my relief on bedtime."

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