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Two Ply Terry Bath Towel. The colors will vary from towel to towel

Two Ply Terry Bath Towel

They’re actually colored miner’s hand cloths, but the Framsohn weaving mill in Lower Austria has scaled them up as 75 x 150 cm bath towels. Bear in mind the towels are made from remainders, that’s why the colors might vary. Anyway, They’re just as wear and tear resistant in this format as the smaller towels. Two Ply Terry Bath Towel

A Drinking Glass With A Stem. With or without a Fleur-de-Lys ornament

They’re machine produced by the oldest French glassworks still in operation in the East of France. They are stable and weighty, and with their thick walls they will keep cold drinks colder longer and won’t warm up so quickly with a hot drink.
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Basque table cloth. With a peasant history

Earlier, the width of the striped pattern on this tablecloth revealed the wealth and social position of its owner; the quantity stood for the seven Basque provinces in France and Spain. Originally, the stripped cloth was used in Basque country as „mantes à boeuf“ – those were the wide, heavy blankets that, during fieldwork, protected the oxen from sun and insects. Later, people expanded the parameters of how it could be used, as they began manufacturing tablecloths and kitchen towels from the easy-to-grip and durable commodity.
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Hammer Forged Fry Pan. Professional chefs won’t settle for less

These hot forged pans have been manufactured by Turk in Westfalen for 150 years. They’re drop-forged in one piece and then free-form hot forged by hand. You see that by the tell-tale continuous handle with the hook and the surface structure typical for work in the forge. Once they are burned in they display their best conductivity. They’re as slick as coated pans, without the sensitivity to scratches and high temperatures.
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Carradice Bicycle Saddle Bags

Wilf Carradice, a weaver in the 1930s in the industrial north of England, sewed himself a waterproof saddlebag to protect his belongings on his bicycle tours. He used duck cloth, a heavy cotton fabric whose threads have been impregnated with wax before being woven. The paired Carradice bicycle saddle bags are slanted in the directions of travel in order to keep free the heels while pedaling.
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Saxonian oak wood planting bucket. Fire-treated on the inside for longevity

Oak has a temperature-balancing quality that protects plants more efficiently against the cold than a ceramic pot. These buckets are made of single oak staves, pegged, glued and bound together by hoops of zinc-coated steel strip.. They come with drainage holes.
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Hazel Garden Bed Frame. Small herb or vegetable gardens anywhere

There’s one for low garden beds, for herbs, flowers and flat rooted vegetables, and one with more volume for deep rooting vegetables – like carrots, turnips, or onions. The beds have 4 side elements made of hazel and 4 posts made of an impregnated hazelnut wood, and PE-foil.
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Galvanized Steel Plant Tub Medium. With a ten year guarantee

It’s made in France to last, from steel plate galvanized by immersion. There is no better method for protecting steel against the ravages of time, in the case of this plant tub for at least the duration of the guarantee, namely 10 years. The tub is modest in appearance, with only handles for decoration and will gladly take a back seat to whatever plant you choose to put in it.
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Bahco Ergonomic Secateurs. Designed with German and French health experts

The Swedish firm Bahco designs and builds the kinds of cutting tools that minimize exposure to vocational wear and tear like tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome. The blades of these secateurs tilt downward so the wrist doesn’t have to contort, keeping the hand in a neutral position. Replacement parts and handles for left handers are available from our Special Order Department.
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Pike Brothers Denim Jacket. Worn by American cowboys, long ago

No cowboy worth his mustang would be caught on the range without one. These are made of 11 oz. raw denim like they were in the 1950s. They’re not pre-washed. They’re tight-fitting but the sizes come a little small, so order one size larger.
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High hemp athletic shoe. An (almost) all natural sneaker

Except for the sole, which is made of a mixture of 50% natural rubber and 50% synthetic rubber, these athletic shoes are all natural and are manufactured in Vietnam because there are no more vulcanizing facilities in Europe. There is just hemp and natural rubber between you and the ground.
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Walnut Pen Tray. It’s too beautiful to call it an organizer

A solid walnut pen tray with cleanly milled hollows to hold writing implements and smaller utensils. It’s a miniaturized descendant of mid-18th century French cylindrical and moveable office containers, The roll-top runs up and down a groove with the flat of the hand. Truly splendid and available only from us.
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Metal Leadholder 5.6 mm Lead. With an integrated lead sharpener

The leadholder has two advantages compared to wood encased pencils. For technical drawings or sketches it can use different sized leads. Secondly, it’s refillable. For easy identification of the inserted lead we offer different casing colors: green, silver, blue or red.
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Inis Meáin light sweater. From the vast stock of Aran knitting

Can you imagine an island with a population of less than 200 known around the world for the extraordinary knitting skill of its inhabitants? It’s called Inis Meáin, off the west coast of Ireland, home to individual, unique pieces of knitwear in the finest yarns, all exquisitely finished by hand. This garment is knit from a Flemish linen shot through with the famous „Donegal flecks“, a sprinkling of color that comes from a particular weaving technique.
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Heschung Suede Men’s Chukkas. Originally a chilling out shoe for polo players

This perennially popular menswear shoe can be worn with suits or casual wear like jeans. It’s an ankle-high shoe made of raw leather and the striking crepe sole that characterizes the genre. Also know as desert boots, they started life as the shoes polo players wore between matches, or “chukkas”.
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Why go to China for a cafetiere? Because nothing in Europe is half so good

Many call the French press method the best way of making coffee from the point of view of flavor and enjoyment and if we had to go to Guangdong province to find a pot like this that’s immaculate, both in material and finish, then so be it. There’s simply nothing in Germany or indeed in Europe that even remotely comes up to this standard.
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End-Grain Chopping Block. The wood separates and closes when you cut

The end grain is the pattern of growth rings in lumber stood on end. If you put many such (short) boards together the cutting surface is actually the end of many individual pieces of wood. When the knife strikes the surface during cutting, the grain of the wood actually separates and then closes when the knife is removed. Our cutting board has grips recessed into the sides. It’s oak, treated with linseed oil and polished with beeswax and is water resistant. It comes with anti-slip natural rubber feet.
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Eternit Balcony Box. Made To Last Forever

For those who made it through a few years of Latin in high school the name comes from ‘aeternitas’, For those who were denied that pleasure, it means eternal. It’s a balcony box that holds 6 1iters, it stands 17 cm high, is 79.5 cm long and 17 cm deep and weighs 6 kg. Made to last forever by Eternit AG in Switzerland.
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Garden Bench. Classic industrial furniture made of cast iron and oak

A cast iron base frame from a foundry in Lothringen with oak slats from a carpenter’s workshop in Lüneburg. They’re curved in such a way, today one would say, ergonomically, so to be comfortable without any padding or upholstery. The wood is harvested from a forest near to the workshop.
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Elevated Gabion Flowerbed. It becomes part of the landscape in time

It’s a kind of raised bed made of stone, or other material. The pieces can be hooked together without tools until it assumes its rectangular shape. Fill it with stone if possible from your region. Or roughly cut mulch. The bed will be heavy enough, so it won’t need an anchor. Then wait for the grass and wild flowers to walk up the grating.
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Small forged rose and flower shears

In modern Europe, scissors only used for gardening work have existed since 1819, when the French aristocrat Antoine Francois Bertrand de Molleville was listed as the inventor of secateurs. Ours are dimensioned for sensitive hands, for fine-scale habitat management, including gardening outside, arranging flowers indoors and nature conservation. The blades are made of carbon steel and replacement springs are available.
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