TAMA

Turkish Woven Country Throw

Luxury Peshtemals

There is a reason TAMA Turkish blanket throws are so luxurious: history. Turkey has been known for its beautiful textiles—including peshtemals, a flat-woven textile with a hand-tied fringe—since the 16th century.

Today, TAMA Founder iLke Tosun and her partner Nevzat Pekcan make their peshtemal throws in the Denizli Province.
There, Turkish weavers use techniques that date back to the Ottoman Empire, right down to tying the tassels by hand.

TAMA peshtemals are made of 100% Aegean cotton, with a long fiber that is stronger and more durable than other cottons. It also grows softer and more plush with use, a characteristic that gives Turkish towels and other textiles their high quality.

Each of these throws is extra-large and can even be used as a blanket or coverlet on beds from twin to queen size. Cool and comfortable, TAMA peshtemals are the best of old world craftsmanship and new world practicality.
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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • iLke
    iLke

    Hello everyone! I'm proud to introduce TAMA throws to The Grommet. I'd be happy to answer any questions you have!

  • Ruth
    Ruth
    10/16/2015 9:21 AM

    These are beautiful, and I am encouraged that they soften with use. The green displayed on the chair is softer and lighter in color than the green in your color chart. I am interested in the muted green color as displayed on the chair in your video. Is there color variation I could request, or do they tend to fade a bit with use?

  • iLke
    iLke – Special Guest
    10/16/2015 9:45 AM

    @Ruth

    Hi Ruth, thank you very much for you interest! In both images, the product is same, however, I think, with the light outside, the color looks softer in image with the chair.

    After it is washed, there will be a change definitely but most of the time, it is not visible to most eyes. The yarn used in these throws is washed during the dyeing process. The washing temperature is high enough to eliminate the later fading (it is faded in the dyeing process basically).

    In time, there will be a change but not right in the first wash...

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    10/16/2015 9:46 AM

    @Ruth Hi Ruth,

    Thanks for your question. The green is actually more vibrant than the the green color you are seeing on the chair. The light is making it look more muted. All of the blanket colors are beautiful and I think you would be pleased with how soft and well made the TAMA blankets are. Marcia - The Grommet

  • cindy
    cindy
    10/16/2015 10:24 AM

    If these are cotton why cant they be dried in the dryer?

  • Anne
    Anne
    10/16/2015 10:50 AM

    @cindy

  • iLke
    iLke – Special Guest
    10/16/2015 10:53 AM

    @cindy

    Hi Cindy, thank you very much for your question. We just recommend it to make them last longer, otherwise, as you mentioned, they are 100% cotton and they are tumble dry safe on low heat.

  • cindy
    cindy
    10/16/2015 11:00 AM

    @cindy

  • cindy
    cindy
    10/16/2015 11:01 AM

    @cindy

  • cindy
    cindy
    10/16/2015 11:03 AM

    Sorry, I wasn't sure if it would ball up or shrink more than the cotton we are used to.

  • Christine
    Christine
    10/16/2015 11:06 AM

    @cindy What are the dimensions?

  • iLke
    iLke – Special Guest
    10/16/2015 11:23 AM

    @Cindy

    Hi Cindy,

    Definitely they will not shrink more than the cotton we are used to.

  • Christine
    Christine
    10/16/2015 11:13 AM

    What are the dimensions? (Sorry, I put my question under the wrong thread)

  • Marcia
    Marcia
    10/16/2015 11:21 AM

    @Christine Hi Christine, Here you go.

    Dimensions: 88" x 76"

  • abe
    abe
    10/16/2015 11:31 AM

    washing instructions?

  • iLke
    iLke – Special Guest
    10/16/2015 11:33 AM

    @abe

    Hi Abe,

    Washing instructions:

    Machine wash at 104°F (40°C). Do not tumble dry or tumble dry on low heat.

    Thanks!

  • robert
    robert
    10/16/2015 3:47 PM

    what's the size ? I looked and looked. That should be the first thing I see. This is not the only item that I looked some info and I couldn't find what I was looking for.

    robert trudell

    las vegas, nv

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    10/16/2015 4:49 PM

    Hi Robert, product details can always be found by clicking the item you would like to shop below the video. The dimensions are 88" x 76" as Marcia mentioned above. Thanks for the question!

  • Sandra
    Sandra
    10/16/2015 7:17 PM

    Can the fringe be easily removed without damaging the blanket?

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    10/19/2015 9:52 AM

    Hi Sandra, you can try, but removing the fringe could cause some problems and would likely void the return policy.

  • cathy
    cathy
    10/16/2015 7:22 PM

    Can you please tell me the measurements of these blankets?

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    10/19/2015 9:41 AM

    88" x 76", Cathy!

  • Judy
    Judy
    10/16/2015 11:30 PM

    Are there other colors? I am ve y interest in them. Thank you, Judy

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    10/19/2015 9:54 AM

    Hi Judy, you can see all colors by clicking on the product beneath the video! I imagine you will be even more interested when you see them!

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