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5 PERFECT Examples of Turkish Towel & Pestemal Bath Decor


A pestemal is a traditional flat woven turkish towel. They’re wildly underutilized in Western home & bath decor – we think this should change! Here are 5 beautiful and absolutely ON POINT interior home designs that utilize pestemal.

Turkish Textiles – An Overview

Turkish Textiles - An Overview

Turkish textiles are renowned around the world for being beautiful, well made and just a great value. We decided to dig a little deeper and find out exactly what makes Turkish textiles better. So first – lets talk a little bit about the history of Turkish textiles.

How Our Artisan Turkish Towels & Pestemal Are Made

Artisan weaving Pestemal

Who Are The Artisans? From Left to Right:  Süzan, Özcan, Durmuş, Sezai, Osman, Remzi. These 6 artisans are the ones who loomed your pestemal. Osman himself has more than 45 years experience hand-looming towels.

Our First Day In Turkey (Part 1)

We got back from Turkey two days ago, tired and exhausted. Now that we’ve rested up a bit we wanted to recount our trip and describe everywhere we went. During our trip, we made some amazing friends from some unexpected places…we hope you all get the chance to visit Turkey some day too! We arrived in […]

How Turkish Towels & Pestemal Are Made

Have you wondered how exactly Turkish towels are made? What makes them different from a regular towel? The video below contains a few words directly from our manufacturer in Babadag, along with clips that illustrate the incredible care and effort that go into making each of our pestemal towels. The crafting of pestemals is a tradition that has been […]

What is Pestemal and Where Should You Buy It?

Formerly known as the loombrand Heavy

Handloomed in Babadag, these bath towels will add a modern yet exotic decor to your bathroom.

Handloomed jacquard terry weave over solid pastel colors
Inspired by the beautiful traditional Turkish pestemal
• Highly Absorbent 
• Dries quickly
• Portable
100% Turkish Cotton means that these Turkish towels get softer the more they are washed & used.


This towel is ideal if used as a classic bath towel. It is double sided which means that one side is the loombrand LIGHT, and one side is a soft 100% Turkish cotton layer.

This towel can fit in a purse or a beach bag in a pinch.