This New Pillowcase Has Silver Coated Fibers That Make It Anti-Bacterial

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It

 

Nick, a senior engineer and Alex, a product designer, wanted to create a pillowcase that would prevent the growth of unwanted bacteria and make it so you didn’t have to wash your pillowcase as frequently.

 

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


During the design process, they discovered that natural silver has the properties to help with fighting bacteria growth.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


Here is a quick explanation of what the silver does to the bacteria.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


After this discovery, they set about designing a pillowcase that would have these bacteria fighting properties, but they also wanted it to look good. First things first, they had to find a way of incorporating the silver into the design.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


They ended up using pure natural silver coated fibers (see below pic) and ultra-soft Supima cotton.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


These are the silver-coated fibers.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


The silver-coated fibers are then woven into the fabric.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


The Supima cotton they use is grown in the US and is among the safest and most durable cottons in the world.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


Here’s a close-up look at the woven silver fibers.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


The fabric used to create the pillowcase is super soft.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


And the end result is Silvon, a pillowcase that’s minimalist in style, but high on anti-bacterial properties.

Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


Find Out Why This Pillow Has Silver Thread Woven Into It


To learn more about the pillowcases, watch the video below or visit their Kickstarter campaign – here.


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