Let's Celebrate

Indigo Traders turns 20 this summer and we want to celebrate this milestone with you. We are bursting with gratitude as we reflect on how your support over the years has made it all possible. Your trust in us and your love of quality craftsmanship have allowed us to follow our dream of supporting independent artisans, weavers, farmers and craftspeople. The fragility of the small business is not lost on us, especially after the last few years. We are honored to have your support and will continue to welcome you to our shop and offer you our very best. Here’s to 20 more!

Anniversary Sale

This is it!  Our Anniversary Sale is happening now with 25% offregularly priced towels, bedding, blankets, table linens and scarves. Shop in-store and online (discount is automatically applied when shopping online). Enjoy free domestic shipping with online orders +$75.

Celebrating 20 Years

Our small family business celebrates the timeless artisan traditions of Mediterranean cultures.
We offer old world linens, apparel, gourmet foods and home goods, specializing in the authentic Turkish bath towel.

Home base:  Portland, Ore.    Est. 2003

What is a Pestemal?

A pestemal is the authentic Turkish bath towel. These lightweight, flat-woven towels originate from the steamy Turkish bath where a thick towel just wouldn't do.  

They are lightweight and extremely absorbent, making them a practical, earth-friendly towel for the modern home.

What we love about a pestemal:

quick-drying + absorbent

made from natural fibers

easy care with machine wash and dry

made by artisan families in Turkey

Our approach is simple

We connect directly with talented artisans in Turkey and the Middle East who value tradition and insist on quality.  

Our values are genuine.
Fair.  Sustainable.  Ethical.  Authentic.  Simple.  Beautiful.
We love everything we sell.

Enjoy Free Shipping

Enjoy free US domestic shipping on orders of +$75. No code necessary.

Care for our planet

We strive to reduce our footprint with responsible business practices and products.

You have good taste

Thank you for valuing our small business and supporting traditional artisans.

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