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Standard Delivery is 3-5 days.

The cutoff time for Next Working Day orders is 12pm Monday to Thursday.

Please note, next day delivery is only available to addresses in Mainland England and Wales.  Addresses in Scotland will take an additional 24 hours and next day delivery to Northern Ireland may incur a surcharge

Family Hammock 
Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft

Family Hammock 

Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft

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Family Hammock 
Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft Family Hammock  - Large cotton hammock, spacious and soft
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  • Description

    Swinging gently in one of these hammocks is a perfect way to relax. And there's plenty of space for all the family too. 
     
    Rich terracotta, red and brown stripes. The fabric is 100% cotton, soft and strong, making a very luxurious hammock. 
     
    This hammock doesn't have a spreader bar, so is easier to hang and much easier to get in and out of. Although this is a large hammock it will hang nicely in our standard hammock stand.

    If you have trees or posts you wish to use to hang your hammock you may find our sheet on buying the right hammock helpful.  If you have any questions, we can be contacted on 01993 823117.
     

    Please note that fixings are not included with the hammock, we recommend one fixing and one rope for you hammock if you are attaching it to a tree.

     

    Fabric size, 250 x 175cm 
    Hammock length, 360cm 
    Maximum weight, 200kg 
    Hanging distance, 240-340cm (but longer with a hammock rope) 

    This is a luxurious large cotton hammock designed to withstand a total weight of 200kg. Only very few looms are capable of making a fabric 175cm wide. 
     
    You can gently swing in one of these hammocks, but take care not to swing too fast. 
     
    Making hammocks by hand has a long tradition in Brazil, particularly in the North East of the country. Over a dozen work stages are involved : 
     
    1. The cotton is first picked and spun by hand. 
    2. Around 3,500-4,500 threads of the correct length are counted off into bundles.  
    3. Each bundle is coloured with high-quality dyes. 
    4. The dyed threads are dried in the fresh air. Then comes the trickiest part! The threads must be wound onto the roll on the web stand in the correct pattern without becoming tangled.  
    5. The web stand foreman, a highly-respected position, sets up the web stand accordingly. Up to 4,500 longitudinal threads must be knotted exactly. He requires a whole day for this.  
    6. At the same time, the correctly dyed threads cross threads are wound onto the spindles.  
    7. A good weaver produces around 10 hammocks a day on one web stand.  
    8. The head and feet ends of each hammock are plaited, twisted and sewn by further specialists.  
    9. Whilst this is going on, the suspension cords are plaited from the same cotton threads using the traditional crochet apparatus.  
    10. The cords are cut to the right length, carefully bound by hand to the almost completed hammock and the suspension ties are given extra reinforcement.  
    11. In the meantime, the seamstresses will have finished sewing the sack for the hammock. 
    12. The hammock is checked for the last time to ensure that it is clean and in perfect condition, it is then folded together and can begin its journey.

  • Delivery

    We offer two types of delivery:

    • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
    • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

    For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

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  • Meet the Producer

    Amazonas Hammocks

    Amazonas Hammocks

    Child hammocks, adult hammocks, handmade in Brazil

    The production of traditional hammocks in Brazil started running into trouble a few years ago, as increasing volumes of cheap foam mattresses from the Far East threatened to replace the hammock as the normal bed for Brazilians. Numerous manufacturers were forced to close down and fairtrade was still in its infancy. Nobody believed it was sustainable to offer fair working conditions and to trade viably.

    One of these hammock factories, which had stood empty for years, was the birthplace of Amazonas. A factory was renovated in 1996 and new weaving looms purchased. The pace of growth was so fast that, in 2002, the old buildings were torn down and replaced by a new, state-of-the-art production hall. The modern hall has been equipped with additional looms and a new dust extraction system to ensure a dust-free working environment.

    Amazonas today offers more than 100 workers a secure job. The majority of them are paid two to three times the minimum legal wage, which offers them and their families a steady income. In addition, they enjoy social standards which are largely unheard of in the rural areas of Brazil, such as social security, health insurance and paid holidays. No children are employed. All the workers are trained adults who have undergone extensive vocational training.

    The fact that these hammocks are exported to Europe provides further protection for the workers. The quality of the raw materials corresponds to European standards and the environmental compatibility of the dyes means a healthy working environment for the workers and safe discharge into the rivers. In addition, the hammocks are analysed at regular intervals to ensure no azo dyes, heavy metals, formaldehyde or other pollutants.

    Most of the hammocks Amazonas produce do not have spreader bars so to ensure you sleep soundly you need to understand how best to lie in a hammock. And it is also worth knowing how best to hang a hammock in your garden or house.

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Description

Swinging gently in one of these hammocks is a perfect way to relax. And there's plenty of space for all the family too. 
 
Rich terracotta, red and brown stripes. The fabric is 100% cotton, soft and strong, making a very luxurious hammock. 
 
This hammock doesn't have a spreader bar, so is easier to hang and much easier to get in and out of. Although this is a large hammock it will hang nicely in our standard hammock stand.

If you have trees or posts you wish to use to hang your hammock you may find our sheet on buying the right hammock helpful.  If you have any questions, we can be contacted on 01993 823117.
 

Please note that fixings are not included with the hammock, we recommend one fixing and one rope for you hammock if you are attaching it to a tree.

 

Fabric size, 250 x 175cm 
Hammock length, 360cm 
Maximum weight, 200kg 
Hanging distance, 240-340cm (but longer with a hammock rope) 

This is a luxurious large cotton hammock designed to withstand a total weight of 200kg. Only very few looms are capable of making a fabric 175cm wide. 
 
You can gently swing in one of these hammocks, but take care not to swing too fast. 
 
Making hammocks by hand has a long tradition in Brazil, particularly in the North East of the country. Over a dozen work stages are involved : 
 
1. The cotton is first picked and spun by hand. 
2. Around 3,500-4,500 threads of the correct length are counted off into bundles.  
3. Each bundle is coloured with high-quality dyes. 
4. The dyed threads are dried in the fresh air. Then comes the trickiest part! The threads must be wound onto the roll on the web stand in the correct pattern without becoming tangled.  
5. The web stand foreman, a highly-respected position, sets up the web stand accordingly. Up to 4,500 longitudinal threads must be knotted exactly. He requires a whole day for this.  
6. At the same time, the correctly dyed threads cross threads are wound onto the spindles.  
7. A good weaver produces around 10 hammocks a day on one web stand.  
8. The head and feet ends of each hammock are plaited, twisted and sewn by further specialists.  
9. Whilst this is going on, the suspension cords are plaited from the same cotton threads using the traditional crochet apparatus.  
10. The cords are cut to the right length, carefully bound by hand to the almost completed hammock and the suspension ties are given extra reinforcement.  
11. In the meantime, the seamstresses will have finished sewing the sack for the hammock. 
12. The hammock is checked for the last time to ensure that it is clean and in perfect condition, it is then folded together and can begin its journey.

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Delivery

We offer two types of delivery:

  • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
  • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

How do you rate this product? *

1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Meet the Producer

Amazonas Hammocks

Amazonas Hammocks

Child hammocks, adult hammocks, handmade in Brazil

The production of traditional hammocks in Brazil started running into trouble a few years ago, as increasing volumes of cheap foam mattresses from the Far East threatened to replace the hammock as the normal bed for Brazilians. Numerous manufacturers were forced to close down and fairtrade was still in its infancy. Nobody believed it was sustainable to offer fair working conditions and to trade viably.

One of these hammock factories, which had stood empty for years, was the birthplace of Amazonas. A factory was renovated in 1996 and new weaving looms purchased. The pace of growth was so fast that, in 2002, the old buildings were torn down and replaced by a new, state-of-the-art production hall. The modern hall has been equipped with additional looms and a new dust extraction system to ensure a dust-free working environment.

Amazonas today offers more than 100 workers a secure job. The majority of them are paid two to three times the minimum legal wage, which offers them and their families a steady income. In addition, they enjoy social standards which are largely unheard of in the rural areas of Brazil, such as social security, health insurance and paid holidays. No children are employed. All the workers are trained adults who have undergone extensive vocational training.

The fact that these hammocks are exported to Europe provides further protection for the workers. The quality of the raw materials corresponds to European standards and the environmental compatibility of the dyes means a healthy working environment for the workers and safe discharge into the rivers. In addition, the hammocks are analysed at regular intervals to ensure no azo dyes, heavy metals, formaldehyde or other pollutants.

Most of the hammocks Amazonas produce do not have spreader bars so to ensure you sleep soundly you need to understand how best to lie in a hammock. And it is also worth knowing how best to hang a hammock in your garden or house.

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