INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LINEN.

Linen fabric is one of the oldest textile in the world, it has been used for many thousands of years. It was used as a form of currency in ancient Egypt, they have also used it for wrapping pharaoh mummies, as a symbol of light, purity and wealth.

Over the years people discovered the benefits of linen, like durability and high absorbance, and started to use it more frequently as household goods (bedding, towels).In the last 40 years linen fabric become even more popular as a home and fashion textile. Linen fabrics have a textured interesting look which is on trend right now

BENEFITS OF LINEN

Durable

It gets better with age and softer with each wash.

Highly Absorbent

It can absorb up to 20% of its own weight before it starting to feel damp.

Hypoallergenic

Perfect for sensitive skin and allergies.

Natural Insulator

Linen has amazing temperature relating properties, it keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the colder months.

Breathable

It dries out quickly and doesn’t stick to the body.

More sustainable than cotton

By producing flax less water is used, than with cotton plants and flax can be grown without any chemicals.

HOW LINEN IS MADE?

Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant with a special method called the linen weave. Linen is an exclusive fabric in the modern world, a type of textile which is labor-intensive and tricky to manufacture.

Flax is grown in many parts of the world but the top quality flax is grown in European countries, where and optimal climate and rich soil allows for strong, beautiful flax.

LINEN THEN AND NOW

In its 10,000-year history, the production of linen has changed quite a bit. All the processes that used to be done by hand are now more or less automated. What else is that linen – once exclusive to royalty – can now be found in hotels, restaurants, and many homes especially across Europe where linen growing traditions date back centuries.