Turkish Fringed Bath Towel or Peshtemal which has got nearly six hundred years of Turkish Bath history in Turkey, met with contemporary design and it has taken place in our collection. Such as cotton towel, linen towel, bamboo towel, peshkir, tea towels, hand size towels, hair towel. All of the Turkish peshtemals are woven in our workshops that located in Aegean area. The raw material of our completely hand-woven products is linen yarn, cotton yarn or organic bamboo and vegetable dye is used. Turkish peshtemal that succeeded in being the trend of recent times, after the beaches of Turkey began to be used on the world-famous beaches such as St. Tropez and Cannes. Peshtemal also used as authentic beach pareo as well as it used as beach towel. It is preferred in travel because of being thin and light and also very easy to dry. It is absorptive as terrycloth. You can hear that some call them fringed towel, tassel towel, hamam towel or Turkish towel. There are number of accessories that specific to the Turkish bath and are still used in.
Best Turkish Baths and Hamams at Istanbul For centuries Turkish hammam continues to exist as one of the major components of the Ottoman and Turkish hammam culture with its pestemal, rubber, large and bright dome and unique architectural beauty. Hammam that was built with the purpose of the water use for health is not only a cleaning place for Turks. Turkish hammam is also health and entertainment center where people having social activities. Turkish hammam is the home of the tradition of physical and spiritual purification. The body and skin is cleaned and they are purified from toxins, the blood circulation increases, immune system is stimulated so that the physical and mental system is supported with Turkish bath. With these features, Turkish hammam is also center of attraction for the people from other countries who visited Turkey.
Turkish Bath Towel is a woven cloth that used to cover the body in hammam or bath, or wrapped from the waist to prevent contamination of clothes while working. It is calling Peshtemal as well. Peshtemal or Turkish Bath Towel has reached to the present from the historic Turkish hammam era. Cotton Turkish Bath Towel or Linen Turkish Bath Towel is very famous among celebrities too. Some Hollywood celebrities are using Turkish Peshtemals at home or beaches. Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Robert De Niro, Bill Gates, John Travolta, Steven Spielberg are some fans of Turkish Bath Towels.
Weaving and Dyeing Aegean area is the homeland of peshtemal. According to a study, it is known that Aegean area history goes back to the stone age and the weaving art was being performed in Aegean areaalso in ancient times. In ancient era, Aegean areathat located in Tripolis was a place which was known with flax production and weaving and vegetable dyeing craft.
Turkish Fouta is a very special kind of Turkish bath towel woven with silk yarn. Fouta towels are the unique products has been preferred by a great society from Ottoman Sultans to the people of the modern age because of being silk, lightweight, extremely durable and its elegant image. The silk towel fouta is also very suitable for using as silk shawl, beach pareo, silk table linens and home decoration items.