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From Flax to Finish

   As one of the oldest agricultural products in the world, linen has been a pervasive piece in the shaping of the textile industry and influencing cultures worldwide. A RICH AND TENURED HISTORY Cultivated from the flax plant, a hearty annual, linen is ready to be harvested when the stem begins to turn yellow and the seeds turn brown.  The best quality fibers run the length of the stalk into the roots; so, to harvest these ideal fibers, the flax plant is pulled up by the root by hand because machine harvesting is still unable to preserve the root system.  Not only does this allow for the strongest fibers, but also, by doing this farmers prevent the plant sap from leaking out of the cut...

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How to Choose Luxury Egyptian Cotton Sheets and Coverlets

Cotton in general is the most popular sheeting material in the world for many reasons. It has a soft hand that feels even better over time. It’s durable, and can withstand repeated laundering, keeping it looking crisp and fresh. And, it has the natural ability to adjust to body temperature, so the sleeper doesn’t get too warm or cool. Why Is Egyptian Cotton the Best Material for Sheets and Duvets? To understand what makes Egyptian Cotton so special, let’s decode some of the terminology you’ll find during your search for the perfect luxury sheet collection. STAPLE: Refers to the length of an individual strand of cotton fiber in its natural state. Extra-long staple (ELS) cotton is a minimum of 1-3/8” long,...

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Zeroing in on Zero Twist

Towels are one of the first things we grab for in the morning and one of the last things we touch at night, yet when it comes to replenishing our towels, whether it be face, hand, or bath, we rarely give the purchase much consideration.

When it came to introducing towels into the Home Treasures line, softness, absorbency and durability were at the forefront of our search. It was with these factors in mind that we introduced our Izmir Collection, a 550 gsm, zero twist, Turkish cotton, terry towel. Yes, we realize that’s a lot of technical terminology, so please allow us to explain each factor independently! Understanding the language of towels will help ensure that you get the look, feel and performance that you want.

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The HT Journey

Each year, the creation of our new products starts with a trip to Italy, where Saeed and Ellie, our founders, are warmly greeted by the owners of the most well respected European mills. As a family owned business, relationships are the core of what we do. As such, we have been working with the same family owned mills since our founding in 1988. Not only does this offer us preferred access to the highest quality materials, it also allows us to maintain consistency in our products.

We pride ourselves in using the finest resources and processes to create our collection. We look forward to taking you through the journey of our bespoke pieces from start to finish.

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