This hemp shawl is great for evening or day wear and is also perfect to take on holiday/out in the sun when you need to cover up. Because of hemp's insulative qualities it stays cool in the sun, so helping you to stay comfortable in the heat, and will keep you warm in the cool.
The hemp wrap comes in natural, with our subtle embroidered emblem in one corner. It feels soft and cool against the skin whilst adding a stylish finishing touch to your outfit. It is sized so that it can be used for many purposes including being worn over the shoulders or around your head and shoulders, for added protection and it tucks away easily for use as and when required.
Approx measurements length 50cm width x 200cm length
DOC says...Why Buy Hemp?
Hemp is naturally one of the most sustainable fabrics. It is a renewable, biodegradable resource that grows well without pesticides, herbicides or fungicides and has a deep root system that helps to prevent soil erosion, whilst removing toxins and aerating the soil to the benefit of future crops. It is also drought resistant, unfortunately an important factor in today's world.
Hemp is a most resourceful crop and as such has been cultivated for thousands of years. The fibres being renowned for their strength and durability, whilst the seeds are a great nutritional source of proteins, as well as providing other health and practical uses. It has a relatively short growth cycle, so is an efficient crop for farmers to grow, and is known for its many other uses such as paper, bodycare products, detergents, pet foods and even biofuels.
Hemp is a textural, naturally attractive fabric that can be produced in various weights, so is suitable for the finest of apparel to heavy duty upholstery. It is naturally UV resistant and absorbent, and is also known for its anti-bacterial, anti-mould and insulative qualities. It feels soft and has a contemporary elegance, suitable for today's more simple taste.