Natural Fibres

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Natural Fibres

There is a wide range of natural fibres. Natural fibres are used in various industries and applications.

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  • Cotton is one of the most widely used natural fibres.
  • Cotton is soft, breathable, and comfortable.
  • Cotton is commonly used in:
    • Clothing.
    • Bed linens.
    • Towels.
    • Household textiles.
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  • Silk is a luxurious natural fibre, produced by silkworms.
  • Silk is prized for its smooth and shiny texture.
  • Silk It is commonly used in:
    • High-end clothing.
    • Lingerie.
    • Accessories.
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  • Wool is a natural fibre obtained from sheep or other animals.
  • Wool is known for its warmth and insulation properties.
  • Wool is commonly used in:
    • Sweaters.
    • Coats.
    • Blankets.
    • Carpets.
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  • Bamboo is a natural fibre made from bamboo grass.
  • Bamboo is known for its softness and antibacterial properties.
  • Bamboo is used in:
    • Clothing.
    • Bed sheets.
    • Towels.
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  • Linen is made from the flax plant.
  • Linen is a lightweight and breathable natural fibre.
  • Linen is commonly used in:
    • Summer clothing.
    • Tablecloths.
    • Bed linens.
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  • Hemp is a natural fibre obtained from the hemp plant.
  • Hemp is known for its durability and environmental sustainability.
  • Hemp is used in:
    • Clothing.
    • Bags.
    • Home textiles.

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