Egyptian cotton is the gold standard that justifies being of the highest quality. Have you ever wondered why this might be?
From the botanical point of view, it belongs to the species “Gossypium barbadense”.
Still, the answer is simple – it’s all about the length of the fibers.
Bed sheets made of Egyptian cotton are softer, finer and last longer - up to 20 years in use. Here, it is important to know that finer yarns mean a higher thread count, hence the weave of the fabric is significantly stronger and lasts a lot longer than average cotton. The fibre provides cool comfort in the summer and holds a layer of warm air in the cold weather. These characteristics make Egyptian cotton the ultimate choice year-round for bed sheets. Major reason for this fabrics upscale in its pricing comes from it being grown in only a limited amount compared to its overall global demand.
The secret ingredient is Egypt itself. Its moderate climate, fertile soil and political commitment to cotton have all proved absolutely vital to the success of Egyptian Cotton. Historically a major part of the economy, Egyptian cotton is woven into the very fabric of Egyptian deluxe lifestyle.
Egyptian Giza cotton concept was cultivated in 1820 by Mohammed Ali Pasha, the founder of modern Egypt. Mohammed imported the Brazilian and West Indian Sea Island Cotton seeds, as he noticed how wonderful the foreign fabrics produced from these raw materials were. The combination of the best seeds in the world together with the exceptional environment provided by the Nile Delta where rain, sun, humidity and soil irrigation combined to produce a climatic heaven for the cultivation of Gossypium Barbadense, resulting in the best cotton in the world.
Our selection of cotton is grown at the prestigious Nile Delta River Valley due to its fertile soil surrounding it and the unique Egyptian climate.One thing remains true, consumer studies have found that the majority of people want 100% cotton sheets. Nature has given cotton attributes that make it a smoother, softer and more comfortable choice. It remains breathable, so good cotton sheets rarely feel sticky against your skin.