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What is Egyptian Cotton?

What is Egyptian Cotton?


Egyptian cotton is a hand-picked crop optimally grown in Egypt, where the plant is able to mature to a long-staple fiber that can be used to make textiles for luxury goods. The hand-picking process allows the plant fiber to retain its long, smooth and straight shape that promotes durability and strength of the yarn made from the fiber. The yarn is also able to absorb liquids extremely well, which is perfect for a variety of uses, such as manufacturing bath towels and absorbing dyes for bright, beautiful colors.

Egyptian cotton is extremely soft, and materials made from this yarn are durable enough to last for long periods of time. Because of the quality and its rich, opulent feel, Egyptian cotton is a coveted material for items like bed sheets, towels, high-end clothing and decorative tapestries.


Benefits of Egyptian Cotton

  • Because the plant produces such incredibly soft, yet durable fiber, Egyptian cotton is one of the most luxurious textiles available in the world.
  • Bed sheets and clothing made from this cotton are warm but very breathable due to a tight knit. The long, fine fibers also resist pilling.
  • Proper washing of textiles made from this cotton can actually help the materials get softer over time.
  • With proper care, you can enjoy goods made from Egyptian cotton for years.
  • You can find 100% Egyptian cotton products or blends made with other materials to fit your needs and budget.
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