Balaramapuram Handloom Towel
The Balaramapuram Handloom Towel is unique in that it is handmade. The towel's highly breathable, and naturally absorbent cotton weaves are perfect for making towels that pamper you. Made from 100% handloom cotton, this towel has been woven using the finest quality yarns. This classic towel will become a treasured keepsake after years of use.
Balaramapuram, in the Thiruvananthapuram district, is one of the most historically important places for fine cotton handloom fabrics in Kerala. The weavers belong to the Saliya community were migrated from Nagarcoil and Thirunelveli of the present Tamil Nadu. They produced superfine 'Mundum Neriyathum’ for the need of the Travancore royal family. The technique of producing the superfine fabric spread from them to the local weavers in Balaramapuram and the surrounding places of the Thiruvananthapuram district. Even before 100 years, the Zari from Surat was brought to Balaramapuram, and 'Kasavu Sarees' production was started. Today Balramapuram has more diverse products such as bedsheets and towels.