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What is Manila hemp?

Manila hemp is a textile fiber of plant origin derived from Abaca, a plant grown mainly in thePhilippines, Ecuador and Costa Rica. The fiber is between 3 and 10 cm long and is made from the outer part of the plant stem, similar to nettle. As well as nettle, Manila hemp. it’s a typology ofbast fiber.

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The low environmental impact

Like all textile fibers processed and guaranteed by our company, the Manila hemp is chosen with respect for and protection of the environment. The abaca from which it is made. Grows luxuriantly without the use of impactful chemical pesticides, ensuring the protection of the surrounding ecosystem. Our philosophy is based on a commitment to low environmental impact, which is reflected in our choice of fibers and processes that enable their preservation.

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Its qualities

Manila hemp has countless qualities that make it perfect for textile use. The fiber results in light weight but at the same time extremely durable. Due to its breathable, antibacterial and UV-resistant properties. the skin is constantly protected and safeguarded. With conscientious and expert workmanship, excellent quality and long-lasting yarns are obtained.

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What is Manila hemp?

Manila hemp is a textile fiber of plant origin derived from Abaca, a plant grown mainly in thePhilippines, Ecuador and Costa Rica. The fiber is between 3 and 10 cm long and is made from the outer part of the plant stem, similar to nettle. As well as nettle, Manila hemp. it’s a typology ofbast fiber.

The low environmental impact

Like all textile fibers processed and guaranteed by our company, the Manila hemp is chosen with respect for and protection of the environment. The abaca from which it is made. Grows luxuriantly without the use of impactful chemical pesticides, ensuring the protection of the surrounding ecosystem. Our philosophy is based on a commitment to low environmental impact, which is reflected in our choice of fibers and processes that enable their preservation.

Its qualities

Manila hemp has countless qualities that make it perfect for textile use. The fiber results in light weight but at the same time extremely durable. Due to its breathable, antibacterial and UV-resistant properties. the skin is constantly protected and safeguarded. With conscientious and expert workmanship, excellent quality and long-lasting yarns are obtained.

The paper yarn. Durable and flexible.

Cutting-edge workmanship

After the plant has been harvested, we continue with the production of Abaca pulp. The processing consists of the unique process of making washi paper, followed by cutting the paper ribbon into small strips, which is finally twisted into a paper yarn by craftsmanship.

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Strengths

The countless qualities of the textile fiber made from Manila hemp derive from the plant’s natural properties, including the excellent strength that makes it perfect for creating sturdy ropes.
At the same time, the versatility of the fiber makes it ideal for use in making textiles, such as in the production of hats, shoes and clothing of unprecedented quality.
All this is guaranteed together with the
protection of the environment and the artisanal processing of the fibre, ensuring a low environmental impact and unique quality.