Manufactured in the mountains of northern Italy, these 200 thread count bed linens are woven by Italian artisans from the best cotton grown in Egypt. Superior to most fibers because of its extra-long staple, authentic Egyptian cotton fibers are finely woven to create a more durable, softer weave that brings real luxury close to your skin. Each thread is mercerized to strengthen the fibers, give a more lustrous appearance, and create a softer feel. This creates a fabric that is renowned for its soft drape and amazing durability.The exquisite material is then combined with Italian craftsmanship, where linen making has been a part of the culture for centuries. Simply put, Italians are the best artisans; they sew, cut, and fit the bed linens better than anyone else in the world. The unrelenting attention to detail provides a meticulous fit and finish for the highest quality and value.