If you've ever owned a silk tie, you know that they are difficult to tie and even more difficult to clean. Proper care is important in ensuring that these beautiful works of art not only look presentable but provide many years of enjoyment.The truth is, silk ties really aren't meant to be cleaned as they are extremely delicate and can fall apart if you just look at them wrong. Even a little rough treatment in simple handling can turn a silk tie into trash. Having said that, if you absolutely must clean your silk tie, then here are few tips to make the cleaning process as easy as possible and still have a tie left after you're done.
If your silk tie should get a stain, remove it immediately. Waiting any length of time will make removal of the stain virtually impossible. One thing you don't want to do is expose your silk tie to water. Water and silk is like turning on the gas in your home and then lighting a match.