Artificial silk is known as Rayon. The source material for Rayon is wood pulp. It is only fibre obtained from plant's cellulose. It is prepared by adding several chemicals.
Nylon is a synthetic fibre. It is prepared from coal, water, and air. Nylon is strong , elastic and light in weight. It catches the fire easily.
Polyester is most commonly used synthetic fibre. This fibre do not get wrinkled easily. It remains crisp and easily washable. Terylene is a popular polyester