As spring and summer change, raffia is bound to be noticed, after all, a handcrafted material that not only looks beautiful on warm sunny days but is also comfortable to wear. So let's dive into its depths and find out where the natural raffia comes from.
* What is Raffia
Natural raffia is a straw-like material extracted from palm trees. They look similar to many other palm trees but are also a bit interesting. In contrast, the trunk is short and the leaves are large. In fact, the raffia palm has the largest leaves of any plant on Earth: 25 meters long and 3 meters. And its fruit is shiny brown.
*What's special about raffia
Natural raffia is a material obtained from our given nature. Very sustainable when dyed with organic dyes. In addition, natural raffia is very soft and beautiful to the touch and wear. It's flexible, strong, extremely durable, and easy to dye. Therefore, it is precise because of its own unique advantages that it can be a very popular in fabric crafts and haute couture. And, it's 100% natural, so it's biodegradable and doesn't cause damage to the environment.
*What is raffia used for?
Raffia is also known as the wishing rope or love grass. At the same time, it is also regarded as love grass in the flower language, which means that people should treat love consistently and steadfastly. Many famous brands often use it for the design of hats, bags, handbags, and even widely used in various indoor and outdoor home decorations, such as pillows, cushions, floor mats, placemats and tablerunners