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  1. Two natural duvets to help combat "night sweats"

    Two natural duvets to help combat "night sweats"

    Menopause is something that all women have to deal with at one point or another and lack of sleep caused by night sweats can leave us feeling exhausted and drained. As the temperature rises during the summer months, it can exacerbate the feeling of discomfort and general clamminess.

    Tempting though it might be, putting yourself on ice isn’t really going to help you to get a better night’s sleep. We’ve got a much better solution - bedding that is not just gorgeously soft and comfy but also has temperature regulating properties and at Devon Duvets, we’ve got two completely natural products that do just that.

    The first option is our natural wool duvet range. We use only the finest 100% Certified British Wool, obtained from responsible sources where the sheep are shorn only during the spring and summer when they need it.  The wool is then cleaned and milled to form a cloud-like sheet that is then encased in 260 thread count cotton and hand stitched by our own seams

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  2. How do you turn a tree into a duvet?

    How do you turn a tree into a duvet?

    It sounds impossible but it isn’t…thanks to a pioneering fibre manufacturing process that’s enabled our expert seamstresses in our Devon workshops to create a natural, 100% sustainable product that’s made from trees.

     

    Right from the beginning, Devon Duvets has always focussed on the production of natural products, in fact ever since our founders, Dick and Pauline Beijen, left their busy international careers for a smallholding on Dartmoor. They started with bee keeping, soap making and other crafts, before expanding into making wool-based products, including wool duvets, using responsibly sourced wool from their own flock of sheep. Following a programme in 2009 for Channel 4, hosted by Monty Don, Dick and Pauline started commercial production of wool duvets, selling through a major retailer as well as direct, through their own website.

     

    When Dick and Pauline discovered a revolutionary material that is made using plant fibres, it was an obviou

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  3. Hypo-allergenic Duvets

    Hypo-allergenic Duvets

    What makes the best hypo-allergenic duvet?

     

    According to The Sleep Council*, allergies affect over 21 million adults in the UK and 59% of ‘indoor’ sufferers say that their symptoms feel worse in their bedroom. This is because house dust mites are amongst the most common triggers for an allergic reaction – and one of their most favourite places is in your bed!

    The most common type of duvets available for allergy sufferers are made from polyester and other synthetic fibres; not ideal at a time when we are becoming increasingly aware about eco-impact and the need to source sustainable products.

    At Devon Duvets we’ve spent years in developing the perfect natural alternative and are understandably proud of our handcrafted wool duvets. We only use 100% Certified British Wool, from fully ethical and traceable sources and do not use bleach or chemical treatments during the process of preparing the wool for the filling of our duvets. 

    But why are o

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  4. Cherish the gift of nature

    Cherish the gift of nature

    We are all in a position to make conscious purchases and you are probably visiting our website, not just because you would love a good night's sleep (and our duvets certainly help achieve that) but because you also want to make an environmentally responsible choice.                                          

                                           

    At Devon Duvets, we are constantly looking at ways to improve our impact on the environment and we achieve this, not just in how we source our raw materials such as wool and cotton, but also how we use materials for packaging.  Although we have always used recycled cardboard to FSC controlled standards for our boxes, we now use biodegradable packaging inside of the cardboard to keep the duvet safe and hygienic.  Therefore, whilst we expect our duvets to last a long time (although they are also biodegradable) our packaging won't be hanging around causing damage to the world in years to come!                  

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  5. Devon Duvets - Our Journey

    Devon Duvets - Our Journey

    When we first had the idea to make wool duvets more than 10 years ago, we visualised making just a few of them from our farm on Dartmoor.  This is what we told Monty Don when we filmed his series 'My Dream Farm' and he said this would be only the beginning of our journey - how right he was!   

    From those first wool duvets, made using wool from our own sheep, we now purchase more than 60,000 prime British fleeces a year and employ more than 15 people.  It was and continues to be important to us that we make natural, sustainable products using only the very best quality materials.  Each duvet, mattress topper and pillow is individually handcrafted in our own Devon workshops and we are very proud that we make an honest British Product.    

     

    So many people have discovered that sleeping under our duvets is a wonderful experience and it is these people who make it possible for us to champion British wool, employ

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  6. A special Christmas Gift

    A special Christmas Gift

    If you are looking for that special gift for Christmas, we may be able to help.    

            

    A Devon Duvets handcrafted product is a very special gift but often it is difficult to know which size to choose when purchasing a duvet, mattress topper or pillow for somebody else.    

      

    We have developed a luxury boxed gift voucher that is a delightful gift by itself and takes away the difficulty of not knowing which size to choose.  Let your loved one choose for themselves and enjoy the thrill of knowing they have a voucher to spend on products for themselves.        

       

    In each boxed gift voucher, we are including a lovely Pure Linen and English Lavender Wardrobe Sachet to make the gift just that little bit more special.    

       

    The gift voucher can be used either online or by telephone.

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