What does momme mean?

When shopping for silk, one of the most important metrics is the momme count. This is how the quality of pure silk is measured. Higher momme means higher quality because more silk was used. For reference, the average momme count ranges from 12 to 22, 22 being of the higher quality.

Lily & Adora products are made from 6A high grade long fiber pure mulberry silk that is 19 momme and higher.