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What Makes Hammam Bathrobes Different?

By |2022-04-27T10:30:27+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Peshtemal, User's Guide|

Hammam bathrobes are made of hammam cloth that is exactly the same fabric as our hammam towels. That’s why we think it’s appropriate to call them hammam bathrobes! I will explain the qualities of hammam robes which distinguish them from other robes. Cotton hammam robes carry exactly the same properties as hammam towels. These [...]

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Let’s Talk About Hammam Towels

By |2022-04-27T10:31:12+00:00March 7th, 2022|Bedspreads and Throws, Towels, Turkey|

Origin of hammam towels Hammam towels have an interesting and extraordinary history, literally interwoven with the history of Turkey. The origins of hammam towels dates back to Turkey, 600 years ago. The first known time that hammam towels were used is in the period of the Ottoman Empire. It seems that the Ottoman emperors [...]

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New Cotton Bedspreads

By |2021-03-31T19:30:56+00:00March 31st, 2021|Bedspreads and Throws, News, Turkey|

Exclusively at Cotton and Olive For the last month, we have been feeling the excitement of launching our brand-new cotton bedspreads. It was something positive uplifting our moods during the pandemic. However, production at the time of Covid has its own challenges as well which have their own tolls on us. We have been [...]

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Hammam Towels vs Microfibre Travel Towels

By |2022-04-27T10:33:51+00:00July 24th, 2020|News, Towels, User's Guide|

I wanted to understand the strengths and weaknesses of hammam towels vs microfibre towels as an ideal travel towel, so I decided to experiment. This has been in my to-do-list for a long while. Microfibre is unknown territory for me. I used it as a bath towel only once years back and I remember me [...]

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Corona Days at Cotton and Olive

By |2020-05-12T16:54:59+00:00May 10th, 2020|Bedspreads and Throws, News, Soaps|

Week 7 of lockdown is underway and here at Cotton & Olive, we have gone back to basics. We recently welcomed pieces which we have been working on since October 2019 and decided to take it upon ourselves to photograph and debut the latest members of the C&O family. It’s been somewhat of a creative [...]

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