Sauna hat

Getting to know the Japanese bath culture

I am holding in my hands the most unexpected Christmas present – a Japanese magazine for young women Hanako. I opened it and found my felt works. This was a pleasant surprise, a present for cooperation with the members of Japan Sauna Spa Association. It all began quite unexpectedly. I was invited to the 16th International Sauna Congress, held in Lithuania, to present my felt products. Among participants was a delegation from Japan. The Japanese purchased several sauna hats and we did not have any contact afterwards. But after less…

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New sauna hat for steambath master- saunamaster

             The harsh life experience of the Eastern people combined with modern technologies and adapted to modern needs and there you have it – a new sauna hat design ‘ILGIZ‘ is born. The hat covers the ears, shoulders and partly the chest. It may be pinned in the back, if necessary, thus allowing for adjustment to the ever changing sauna environment. The hat is made of stabilized genuine felt. They say originality is in simplicity.

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26-27/07/2013 Sigulda Latvia

Latvian Sauna Day        There is a lot of motion happening here… It seems that everything has already been tried and yet… it is another country with its own way of doing things, other people and the old and forgotten becomes new. Who would think that a yurt that, eons ago, became a living house could serve as a perfect sauna made of felt. A special microclimate saturated with lanoline, the aromatic smell of whisks and the sound of the Jew’s harp along with the rhythmic whisk strokes…

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