Mizar & Alcor

WhereTurkey
WhatHandwoven towels
Efe Serio, Emel Se... Efe Serio, Emel Serio and Daniel Shavit founded Mizar & Alcor on Turkey’s coast in 2016, united by a love of Mediterranean and African cultures, and a shared vision to integrate tradition into modern life. Working hand-in-hand with local fifth-generation artisans, they create beautifully unique linen that remains faithful to time-honoured processes. As testament to their wonderful team, their head artisan – Ali – has been recognised by UNESCO as a Living Human Treasure. And it doesn’t stop there, as the maker is also carbon negative, offsetting 200% of its annual carbon impact (as verified by Gold Standard) and using it to fund sustainable development projects that provide safe drinking water in Laos.
Efe Serio, Emel Serio and Daniel Shavit founded Mizar & Alcor on Turkey’s coast in 2016, united by a love of Mediterranean and African cultures, and a shared vision to integrate tradition into modern life. Working hand-in-hand with local fifth-gener Efe Serio, Emel Serio and Daniel Shavit founded Mizar & Alcor on Turkey’s coast in 2016, united by a love of Mediterranean and African cultures, and a shared vision to integrate tradition into modern life. Working hand-in-hand with local fifth-generation artisans, they create beautifully unique linen that remains faithful to time-honoured processes. As testament to their wonderful team, their head artisan – Ali – has been recognised by UNESCO as a Living Human Treasure. And it doesn’t stop there, as the maker is also carbon negative, offsetting 200% of its annual carbon impact (as verified by Gold Standard) and using it to fund sustainable development projects that provide safe drinking water in Laos.

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Mizar & Alcor

Efe Serio, Emel Serio and Daniel Shavit founded Mizar & Alcor on Turkey’s coast in 2016, united by a love of Mediterranean and African cultures, and a shared vision to integrate tradition into modern life. Working hand-in-hand with local fifth-generation artisans, they create beautifully unique linen that remains faithful to time-honoured processes. As testament to their wonderful team, their head artisan – Ali – has been recognised by UNESCO as a Living Human Treasure. And it doesn’t stop there, as the maker is also carbon negative, offsetting 200% of its annual carbon impact (as verified by Gold Standard) and using it to fund sustainable development projects that provide safe drinking water in Laos.