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 paper yarn. Durable and flexible.
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.