Linen Tradition in Lithuania
The traditions of flax cultivation and processing in Lithuania stretch back several thousand years. Understanding and valuing its qualities and health benefits, Lithuanians have given this plant a special place in their folklore: linen fabric, as well as other flax products, were an important part of both traditional ceremonies and daily lives. It was common to pass linen clothing and home linen pieces from generation to generation as heirloom. Flax has even been associated with a couple of old Lithuanian gods: Vaižgantas, the patron of flax cultivation, and Gabjauja, the guardian of the flax harvest.
Benefits of Linen Fabric
Highly valued for centuries by Lithuanians, linen fabric holds many incredible properties and is considered to be luxurious and highly sought-after material all around the world. Luckily, due to modern technologies, linen can now easily reach our homes and delight us with its nature-given benefits.