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Care instructions


 

+ FEATHER WREATHS

For occasional dusting of your feather wreath, we recommend that you use a hairdryer on low heat to gently blow off any dust. Start several inches from the wreath and move closer as needed. Be careful not to get so close that you bend the shafts of the feathers.

+ HADITHI BASKETS

Kenyan Hadithi baskets are woven from all-natural sisal fibers which are extremely strong and resilient. A bit of water won't hurt them - if they do get wet, just let them air dry. But they could get moldy if they sit in water for a prolonged period of time - so if you're using them as plant pots, make sure to use a waterproof liner and/or tray on the bottom. In addition, some of our natural baskets are dyed using pigments from tree bark and flowers and the colors could fade if in direct sunlight. 

+ INDIAN ORNAMENTS & TEA TRAYS

Clean Indian aluminum ornaments and trays by hand with lukewarm water and mild soap. Aluminum will not rust but it is prone to scratching, so we recommend that you not use abrasive cleaners. Most aluminum polish is not food-safe, so it's not recommended for polishing any products that might come in contact with food.

+ MUD CLOTH CUSHIONS

Indigo mud cloth cushions should only be washed if absolutely necessary. Use a chemical-free soap (like Castile soap) and cold water only, then ring out and air-dry flat.

+ RANCHI BRAIDED RUGS

Cotton braided rugs are extremely durable and should last for decades with proper care.

    • Vacuum rugs lightly on the low suction/high-pile setting. Never use the brush attachment.
    • Avoid direct and prolonged sunlight exposure and moisture.
    • Do not treat with stain products.
    • If a stain occurs, spot clean with warm water and mild detergent. Better yet, professionally clean.

+ SHEEPSKINS & SHEEPSKIN PILLOWS

When properly cared for, tanned sheepskins should last a lifetime. They are naturally stain and water resistant (just like a sheep!), featuring sueded leather on one side and soft, fluffy wool on the other. For regular light cleaning, just give them a good shake outside.

Sheepskins should always be stored away from sunlight in breathable bags, and kept away from high heat sources. If any serious staining occurs, it's best to consult a professional leather or animal skin cleaner. 

+ TURKISH HAMMAM TOWELS

Before washing for the first time, true 100% Turkish cotton hammam towels should be soaked in cold water for 12 hours in a large sink or bathtub. This allows the cotton fibers to bloom and expand, ensuring maximum absorbency and softness. They will increase in absorbency the more they are used.

After this initial soak, they can be machine washed normally, preferably on delicate cycle, with no bleach. Line dry, or tumble dry on low heat. Avoid fabric softeners and dryer sheets, as they can gunk-up the fibers.

+ WOOL PILLOWS

100% sheeps wool pillows are naturally stain-resistant, and can be dry cleaned or gently hand washed in cold water. Line dry only. Absorb any liquid spills with a clean cloth. If a stain occurs, professional dry cleaning is the best way to go.

+ WOOL RUGS

Moroccan Beni Ouarain and Dutch wool rugs are made from 100% natural sheeps wool that has been washed and combed. To keep them in top shape:

    • Vacuum rugs lightly on the low suction/high-pile setting. Never use the brush attachment.
    • If they are small enough, give them a good shake outside.
    • Avoid direct and prolonged sunlight exposure and moisture.
    • Do not treat with stain products.
    • If a stain occurs, professional dry cleaning is the best way to go.