Archive for June 30, 2016
Linen is one of the oldest fabrics. It has been around for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians used it, and so did the Romans and the Celts. There’s a reason for its popularity through the ages – it is both versatile and durable. Warm in winter, cool in summer, it is suitable for bed linens and clothes as well as other household uses. For people who have trouble falling asleep, organic linen sheets can create a luxurious, comfortable surface.
Flax is one of the oldest fibers used by humans
Linen is made from the flax plant, and is one of the oldest fibers known and used by humans. Archeologists have found evidence of its use 9,000 years ago in the lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The ancient Egyptians used it as far back as 2000 B.C., and called it ?Woven Wind”