Turkish Towels, also known as Hamam Towels (pestemal in Turkish) are flat woven towels that:
The history of hamams and Turkish towels is a rich one. Hamams were influenced by the Roman ‘thermae’ and Byzantine baths and reached their peak during the reign of the Ottoman Empire. Our Turkish towels are made in the same villages where they have been made for centuries.
The ritual at the hamam involves bathers relaxing in a very warm room before splashing themselves with cool water. After performing a full body wash and receiving a massage, bathers finally retire to the cooling-room for a period of relaxation. The Turkish towel was (and still is) the traditional attire worn during this ritual.
Today Turkish towels are widely used on the Mediterranean beaches of Turkey and also poolside, in bathrooms and at spas.
Hamamist Turkish towels are hand loomed in the same villages that they have been made in for centuries. This means that every item is slightly different and unique and that small imperfections are part of each towels natural beauty!
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