Water had a special meaning for the people of Anatolia rather than being just a vital life source used for drinking and cleaning. Turks originally had come from Central Asia where their belief system was based on Shamanism. According to the new settlers of Anatolia, water was one of the fundamental elements which creates life and it should have been respected.
When respecting water got together with Islamic order for being clean, Turkish people took hammam as a serious and prestigious business and carried it wherever they went.
Turkish baths become popular places where people from different backgrounds can meet, improve social relations, share the latest news and have fun during Ottoman Empire.
And turkish towel was naturally born with the traditional turkish bath tradition.
Bring a touch of luxury to your every day with Perfect Soft Turkish cotton Towels. Crafted of high-quality, ring spun cotton, this durable and ultra-absorbent towel features an extra-soft, plush feel.
-How to Identify and Choose High Quality Towels ?
How delightful it feels to wrap yourself in a soft, absorbent fluffy bath towel right after you get out of the shower! But not all towels are born equal. Even a towels seems super soft , it may deflate after only a wash or two. However, with a good, trained eye, you’ll be able to spot a quality towels in no time.
Absorbency is created by maximizing surface area. Cotton towels are best for hands and bodies
1) Understand what makes a towel a good towel.
Terry is the most absorbent of all weaves. It is an ideal towel for hand and body drying as it is looped both sides, thus increasing its surface area.
2) Consider the content of the towel fabric.
High quality towels are usually made out of fine, long cotton fiber. Some of the more expensive towels are made from plush ring-spun turkish cotton.
3) Do your own testing.Try feeling and looking at towels to see if they match up to your needs and wants.
Look closely. Do the fibers stand up like grass in a garden? That’s a good sign.
Feel them. Are they soft? Yes.Get it.
4)Towels dried in the dryer are always fluffier than towels dried on an outside clothes-line.
5) The GSM (grams per square meter) is a big factor – anything higher than 550gsm is a good towel. Check the kind of piles: 16s single, 12s single, 21s double with a good ground pile(10oe or 2/20ring carded), can give good feel and durability.
If pile yarn is hygro yarn then it is better.