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Tholian silk is a rare material made by the Tholians.

The material It was noted for its durability as well as its brilliance of colors. (ST - The Lost Era novels: The Sundered, Catalyst of Sorrows)

Tholian silk was highly prized in the Ferengi Alliance, which was largely purchased with Ferengi exports to Tholis of Ferengi bog moss. (DS9 reference: Legends of the Ferengi) Gaila owned a suit made out of Tholian silk in 2376. (DS9 - Gateways novel: Demons of Air and Darkness)

In 2298, the Tholian ambassador Kasrene was impressed that Ambassador Aidan Burgess wore a gown made from Tholian silk. Kasrene considered it an honour. The material, derived from Tholian excretions, was also used by the Tholians themselves to make environmental suits. (ST - The Lost Era novel: The Sundered)

In 2372, Benjamin Sisko was able to obtain a scarf made from the silk from a Tholian ambassador who owed him a favor. He later gave it to Kasidy Yates as a gift. (DS9 episode: "The Way of the Warrior")

Quark owned a suit made from Tholian silk. Lwaxana Troi also owned a Tholian silk gown. (DS9 novel: This Gray Spirit, TNG eBook: The Insolence of Office)

During the time Andor was allied to the Typhon Pact, Tholian silk became popular with Andorian individuals. (TTN novel: Fallen Gods)

In 2377in the mirror universe, Intendant Kira Nerys had Tholian silk in her suite aboard the IKS Negh'Var. (DS9 novel: Warpath)

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