African art has captivated collectors for millennia. This video offers fascinating behind-the-scenes views of the production and expert weaving of Spider silk by craftsman in Madagascar. Observe the close-up ‘manufacturing” extrusion methods and hand weaving of historical design patterns into sophisticated, invaluable textiles, cherished by museums and private collectors. The differences between spider and worm silk are discussed as well as the interest of the scientific and medical community in trying to synthetically duplicate the remarkable power and flexibility of spider silk. Enjoy!