Athena 850 Thread Count Stripe Pillow Shams (3 Colors : White, Ivory & Taupe)
$69.00 – $79.00
‐ 100 % Egyptian Cotton in Single Ply 850 Thread Count
Why Egyptian Cotton
With an established reputation of being the “best” cotton in the world, its softness, strength and superior quality, have made products made of Egyptian cotton as the world’s finest.
Egyptian cotton has not gained such a reputation without reason. Egyptian cotton “is” the world’s finest cotton and the following quality are what sets Egyptian cotton apart from other natural fibers:
*The length of the fiber
*Ability to absorb liquids
Egyptian Cotton, ie,Gossypium barbadense (Citing from Wikipedia), also known as extra-long staple (ELS) cotton, is a species of cotton plant that has been cultivated to have extra-long staple fibers that are associated with high quality products. It is known by many common names, such as Egyptian cotton, Sea Island cotton, Creole cotton, or pima cotton.
The term Egyptian cotton is usually applied to the extra long staple cotton produced in Egypt and used by luxury and upmarket brands worldwide. It also has the most upper thread count, ranging up to 1000 threads per square inch.
America grown Egyptian Cotton accounts for less than 5% of U.S. cotton production. It is grown chiefly in California, with small acreages in West Texas, New Mexico and Arizona
White, Ivory, Taupe