Have you heard of Manila Hemp? Well, if not so then let me introduce
it to you. Itís one of the finest product in Philippines and its classic. The
end product of which is made from fibers that were being woven into breathable
fabrics and made into sturdy sandals and other stuffs in different parts of the
Philippines. It is believed to have evolved in the provinces of Albay and
Camarines Sur in the Bicol region.
Do you have any idea of it now? Iím guessing yes, Well itís none
other than Abaca!
my little trivia to all of you Manila Hemp is locally known as Abaca. A sought
after product and is the strongest of the natural fibers. Available mostly in
paper and handicrafts industry due to its durability, flexibility and highly
resistant to salt water damage.
enjoy youíre reading, until next time J.