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PLAJ Towels

[Plaj: beach in Turkish]

Hand-loomed in Turkey using traditional methods by local village artisans, made with the finest natural fibers and premium Turkish cotton // curated in New Westminster BC, Canada

what is a turkish towel?

Turkish Towel (AKA peshtamal, peshtemal, pestamal, pestemal) is a traditional Turkish towel used cover oneself in the Turkish bath (hammams). Turkish people have been using this type of towel for over 600 years.

Traditionally, these are made of 100% Turkish cotton produced on hand-woven looms in Turkey. Modern day towels have evolved and other natural fiber blends are being used, as well such as: bamboo/cotton and linen/cotton blend towels.