Trace back: Series no 7000 The Land Healer Recycled Towel

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Series No. 7000 The Land Healer Recycled Towel

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FEATURES

Environmental impact per 50m: 

  • 15 kg virgin fabric prevented from heading to landfill
  • 63,000 liters of water saved
  • 45 kg of CO2 prevented
  • 0 polluting/harmful chemicals used

Social impact:

  • 9 days of fair paid work for highly skilled spinners, dyers, handloom weavers of south India
  • These craftswomen and men are trained in and deeply knowledgeable about traditional textile weaving methods rooted in the history of Indian subcontinent - the Land Healer is a tangible proof of that and proud to be borne out of an ancient cultural tradition

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MASTER ARTISAN:

  • Series No 7000 is recycled, handspun and handwoven by a group of highly master craftswomen and men in collaboration with an international team of sustainable design experts working in peninsular India. 

CRAFT: 

  • Handwoven on a handloom
  • Contemporary colours and patterns in an earthy palette
  • 6-10 hours spinning, weaving, finishing time (approx.) per towel
  • 2-3 days of cutting, pattern making and sewing
  • 5-10 artisan process (recycling, designing, spinning, warping, weaving and finishing)

COMPOSITION:

  • 100% recycled cotton

HANDLOOM COTTON CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Very breathable
  • Light weight
  • Soft
  • Softens with use
  • Reversible

HANDLOOM COTTON CARE:

  • Wash in cold water with mild detergent, hang to dry
  • Do not use hot water or dryer

WHY WE MADE IT:

Recycled handloom cotton towels are as sharp as they look - they absorb right away, dry quickly, are lightweight and easily fold small.
  • Small-space friendly
    • Folds small: easy to store
    • Lightweight: a steamy bathroom, back of a chair, top of a door, clothes line, drying rack - no matter where you throw it to dry, it dries easily
  • Travel-friendly
    • Folds small: a 33"x61" Land Healer recycled towel folds into the size of a small pencil case
    • Stylish and durable: wear it to the local market as a stole, bring it back as a sling full of local finds 
    • Generously sized: use it as a beach towel, table cover or a sarong
    • Frizz-free hair drying: Can be used to absorb excess water from hair without giving it frizz
  • Environmentally-friendly
    • Recycled: handmade entirely with recycled virgin cotton that was headed to landfill
    • Electricity-free: Neither made using electricity nor need it to dry. Thanks to their lightweight. they dry quickly, especially if they are spread out to dry.
  • Aesthetically pleasing
    • An earthy palette, contemporary patterns and chic chambrays make these recycled handwoven towels a great addition to most decors

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