Bernice Gibson-Ost

Do these towels really absorb water?

A question I am asked so many times!  Happily and with absolute confidence I say, not only are they amazingly good at soaking up water, but they are also incredibly light and pack down small. More commonly referred to in Turkey as Peshtemals or Hammam, these flat woven towels date back hundreds of years to the Ottoman period, where they were used in the Hammam baths.   Today their popularity grows. In fact these towels create a buzz with people that use them.  Why do they get so excited about a towel, read on and you will find out! Natural Fibres Made from 100% Turkish...

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