Raw Material

Historia y propiedades del lino

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Linen fabric is the heart of Velia Sierra Design. It's considered one of the oldest vegetable fibers in textile history, being discovered in 7000 BC. C. in present-day Turkey. Its durability and resistance made it part of great moments in the history of humanity: in the construction of the pyramids of Egypt, in the first commercial activities between Greece and Africa for the sails of ships, in the conservation of very ancient mummies such as Ramses II of 3,000 years of age, among others.
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Linen is cool and at the same time thermal, since, in hot seasons, it maintains the natural temperature of the body, absorbing natural sweat, while in cold climates, it preserves the heat that the wearer's body gives off. Due to its balanced pH, linen fabric helps to soften the skin of the wearer and protects it from external agents found in the environment, such as solar gamma radiation and pollution.
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At the cellular level, flaxseed cells are highly compatible with those of the human body, thus generating a beneficial effect on the entire body and increasing positive emotions. The benefits of linen also extend to the aesthetics of its wearer, being this a material that reduces all kinds of diseases and skin affections.
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Linen being one of the few 100% organic and hipoallergenic, it rejects pesticides and chemicals commonly used to treat crops, which is why it is considered a totally sustainable and biodegradable fabric.
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By wearing a Velia Sierra Design garment, you are not only becoming part of our history of excellence and dedication, which has elapsed for almost four decades, but you now also belong to a thousand-year-old tradition that still lives on like that of linen which has its origin in love towards nature.
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