TUSSAR SILK FABRIC ~-slightly semi sheer-rich Tussar Silk, also known by its Sanskrit name Kosa silk, is produced from Tusser
silkworms (Antheraea mylitta and Antheraea proylei).
Produced mainly in the Indian state, Jharkhand,Tussar Silk is a type of wild silk – it is obtained from silk worms that are not bred on mulberry trees but whose cocoons are collected from the local trees like Sal, Arjun and Saja. It is less expensive than cultivated silk and not as durable (cultivated silk has longer fibres). Some Tussar silk today is made is called non-violent silk, or Ahimsa Silk,