ORIGIN & MATERIAL
Those placemats have been made from vintage hemp mat from the late 1950’S , sourced in Eastern Europe attics. Hand fringed and dyed in an earthy kaki/brown color to sublimate its weaving and reinforce its natural beauty. The dying process has given a particular and beautiful waved aspect to the vintage fabric, very exclusive and rare. The small irregularities and imperfections that those placemats may have are the result of its manual manufacturing process and part of its charm.
Each piece being old, be soft and gentle with cleaning, do not wash the fabric if you don’t need to. Can be washed at cold temperatures, delicate programm (maximun of 30 degrees), but preferably by hand, with an organic and natural detergent. No dryer.
We will carefully process your order and arrange for your package to be delivered right to your doorstep. Benelux orders will be delivered within 3-4 days, and send by Bpost or DHL, pending on the shipping conditions you will choose. You can follow your order at any time using the tracking number sent to you by e-mail once your order is shipped.
Orders to other European countries will be delivered within 2-6 days and to the rest of the world it will take 5-12 days. You can follow your order at any time using the tracking number sent to you by e-mail once your order is shipped. In case you are not home at the moment of delivery, the carrier will leave a notice and will retry to deliver your package the day after the initial attempt.
Information about shipping fees with the different shipping methods (Bpost of DHL) for Benelux and Europe will be communicated during the order process, right before payment.
All my creations are unique, entirely handmade, with vintage hemp found in Europe and more particularly in France and in the eastern Europe countries.
All the hemp pieces sourced are on average between 50 and 120 years old.
Once the hemp piece is cleaned and prepared, I decide either to keep it natural or to dye it in organic and natural, earthy colors.
My signature: to sublimate a defect in the material, a seam, a weaving defect, a patch…
Sensitive to the protection of our environment, and the questioning of overabundance and superfluity, I work in a sustainable and upcylcing approach.
My goal is to give a second life to high quality fabrics, hand woven in an ancestral way, to pay tribute to the work of man.
Buy it if you heartily share this philosophy with us.