Celebrating 21 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.

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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.

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

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