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Moroccan Lumbar Cactus Silk Feather Filled Cushion - Tobacco with White Berber Motifs

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Original price $199.00
Current price $159.00

Next to linen, Cactus Silk Cushions are becoming the most on trend cushions in homewares. Featuring most magazines and used to style many homes by stylists, these works of art are "one off" pieces and will be in your family for years to come. 

The process for making cactus silk has been the same for centuries and is an eco friendly material does not have any carbon footprint!

Cactus silk, otherwise known as Sabra Silk is loomed by hand, from fibres found in the Agave Cacti or Saharan Aloe Vera, which is a plant that can be found in the Sahara Desert.

The cacti's leaves are crushed and soaked until the fibres of the plant disperse. The fibres are then spun by hand in an old fashioned manner. Interestingly the fibres can be accessed just like finding the fibres from flax to make linen.

The cushions are then woven and hand-embroidered with Berber motifs. Each cushion takes one and a half weeks to produce. 

The fabric is heavy and structured which makes it perfect as a throw pillow as it holds its shape, however still soft to touch. This is a work of art that will stay with you for your lifetime. 

This Lumbar Cushion comes with two heavy weight duck feather filled cushions,  made in Australia from ethically sourced duck feathers (from free range food production). 


Product Features:

  • Vegan silk made from Cactus, an eco-friendly plant
  • Hand-loomed
  • Natural plant dyed
  • Hand-woven, then hand-embroidered with Berber motifs from Berber woman in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco
  • Ethical Manufacturing from fibre to final product
  • Approximately 100 x 50cm
  • Duck Feather Cushion insert included- Made in Australia from ethically sourced duck feathers (from free range food production).


Please note:

  • These are "one off" pieces. Once this item sells, you will never see this design again. 
  • As each artisan hand-makes each cushion, they may have slight imperfections, which makes these cushions even more unique and beautiful.  


Care Instructions:

  • Dry Clean only
  • Do not wet or spot clean
  • No chemicals have been used to seal the dyes on these cushions. Due to this, liquid will affect the colour of the natural vegetable dyes and may cause the colour to run/transfer to other materials.
  • Fabric & Upholstery Protector recommended to repel water and spills


Special Note: If you do not wish to include the inners, please email our sales team at once you place your order and we will refund you the difference.


Who is Eco Republic?

Eco Republic offers offers eco & sustainable home and living products that wont damage you, our Artisans or our planet earth. Our goal is to offer you a solution, a product offering of trend-products that have been produced with you, the artisans who produced the product and the planet in mind.