New Arrivals from Ulster Weavers: 'Angus', 'Jack', 'Marmalade', and 'Ralf'
At The Tea Centre we love the quality and character of each Ulster Weavers tea towel, tea cosy, teapot, and teacup that we have the pleasure of selling. Beautiful as gifts or as a charming addition to your kitchen decor, it's easy to see why Ulster Weavers has been around for as long they have. Read on to learn more about this Irish company that even holds the royal warrant of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II...
Ulster Weavers Home Fashions is a home textiles company based in Holywood, Northern Ireland. The company can trace its history back to the nineteenth century.
The Ulster Weaving Company was originally founded in 1880. Throughout the late 19th and early 20th century, the Company continued to spin, weave, bleach and finish the high quality linen for which Ireland and Ulster had become famous the world over.
During the 1960’s the Ulster Weaving company brought these years of textile expertise to the kitchen textile sector – specializing at first in Irish Linen Tea Towels and over the years expanding the range to include all types of kitchen co-ordinates, bags and giftware.
The Ulster Weaving Company was divided into Ulster Weavers Home Fashions and Ulster Weavers Apparel in 1990.
UW Home Fashions prides itself on the production of high quality linen and textile products. Every product is designed in Northern Ireland and the company still relies on the knowledge 135 years in the production of textiles. To meet the demands of a 21st century market, production takes place in various sites throughout the world, but the process and the quality of the end product is still controlled in Northern Ireland.
For the last 800 years, British Monarchs have bestowed the royal warrant on companies providing goods and services to members of the royal family for more than five years. The royal warrant is a mark of excellence and is highly regarded both within the UK and abroad. As evidence to our commitment to quality, Ulster Weavers Home Fashions has held the royal warrant as suppliers of kitchen textiles to Queen Elizabeth II since 1995.
Today, Ulster Weavers Home Fashions is a family business with a worldwide reach. Our products are sold, not only in the UK and Ireland, but throughout the world.
Original source: http://www.ulsterweavers.com/about-us/