Large wall hangings of wool
Made of 100% untreated and mulesing free wool. The wool is a restproduct from local Dutch sheep.
The Halona wall hangings are uniquely handcrafted by textileartist Babette Leertouwer.
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Some wall hangings have a 100% linen background; from plant to fabric sustainable made in Belgium.
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The wool comes from different local Dutch sheep breeds, these sheep are held for nature grazing. When summer comes the sheep have to be sheared. After shaving time the sheep is still jumping around!
In this article I wrote why we have forgotten our Dutch sheep wool.
The wall hangings of wool are made by Babette Leertouwer.
Her inspiration is find in nature and filosophy. During Babette’s study at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute in 2007 she did research on the wabi sabi philosophy. It’s about imperfection, the acceptance that nothing stays as it is, slow-living and awareness.
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“My Halona wall hangings of wool, invites you to touch and feel, your senses should be used. Here we can find answers for today’s big challenges.”
Wool can save the world, that’s what this article is about.
Ancient craft; wet felting
The wool wall hangings are made by wet felting. This is an ancient craft that only needs warm water and green soap. My hands do the rest, they rub the wool fibers togehter; it’s like meditation. All the colors of the wool are natural, there’s no dying.
Working with local Dutch wool means helping to create a circular economy. These days Dutch wool is waste, most of it get’s burned.
We forgot the beauty of wool. Also wool has so many benefits; it is insulating, moisture-regulating, fire-retardant, sustainable, sound-absorbing. A wall hanging of wool will improve the acoustics in your interior.
Bring natural, handmade art into your interior with a Halona wool wall hanging. Choose a slow-life; a deeper appreciation of sensory experiences, and the ability to ‘live in the present moment’
“Go into the woods, go into the woods.
Or never live at all”
Halona wandkleden gemaakt van 100% Nederlandse wol. Wandkunst op linnen doek. Halona wallhangings made of 100% Dutch local wool. Wallart on linen. Made by Babette Leertouwer. Verbeter je akoestiek.