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What is pima cotton?
This is a magical cotton, some call it "cashmere cotton", others call it "cotton in the noble family". This cotton only grows in the United States, Peru, Israel and Australia, etc., other places also have a small amount of growth, belonging to the fine lint fiber in the ultra-long fiber cotton. Pima cotton is called "cashmere cotton" because it is in the softness, toughness and color are greatly superior to other cotton.
The history of pima cotton can be traced back to its ancestors, that is, in the 1700s, the cotton of the famous islands of the American Southwest, this cotton was grown together with Egyptian cotton to produce the ultra-long fiber cotton at that time, from the turning point of the 20th century onwards these ultra-long fiber cotton has evolved. To produce a "luxury fabric" with excellent quality, it is necessary to have very high quality fiber. Pima cotton growers know that to achieve quality assurance, each step must be very delicate.
Due to the pima cotton production time of year is a bit special, if the weather can not be sown between April 10 and 15 each year, the year can not be planted again. Therefore, the pima cotton production is very limited each year, the entire pima cotton annual production only accounts for less than 3% of global cotton production.
Why do we prefer to choose Pima cotton?
1. more slender Pima cotton lint fiber length than ordinary cotton 35% longer, which greatly increases the softness and luster of the fabric. pima cotton has fewer fiber ends are exposed, which will minimize wear and tear to reduce the impact of pilling.
2. stronger Pima cotton fiber toughness than ordinary cotton 45% higher, which makes the Pima cotton products extra elastic.Even though the lighter weight of Pima cotton fabric is still very durable, while its drapability and comfort is also stronger.
3. more active Pima cotton fiber activity than ordinary cotton fibers, so it is easier to color, while color fastness is also stronger. This means that Pima cotton products will still retain their vibrant colors even if you use them for years.