All of our Pestemal are hand crafted by villagers in Babadag.

The Pestemal Heavy is great for use at home as a bath towel. It dries quickly and is the perfect balance of absorbent yet fast-drying. This towel was created by us as a modern variant of the Pestemal Towel. It has 2 layers, 1 100% Turkish cotton layer and one traditional pestemal. It's a modern twist on an ancient tradition.

The Pestemal Light is great for use on the go. It's super packable and lightweight and can be used in a lot of situations This towel is the traditional pestemal. It is unchanged and represents the classic Turkish pestemal towel.

About Towels

How Turkish Towels Are Made

October 13, 2014

The video below contains a few words directly from our manufacturer in Babadag, along with clips that illustrate the incredible care and effort that go into making each of our pestemal towels. The crafting of pestemals is a tradition that has been passed down through generations in this Turkish village. When you purchase our towels, you are not only supporting the people of Babadag, but are helping to keep an ancient tradition alive!   Continue Reading →


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