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Honeycomb

Honeycomb Sea Sponge Hippospongia communis Honeycomb sea sponges are the finest quality of natural sponge available – they are silky soft, highly absorbent and create a luxurious lather. This is because they are gathered from the Mediterranean where the cooler sea temperature and greater depths create very strong dense sponges. Sustainably harvested in Mediterranean Sea and hand processed in UK Sizes available: 3” – 17” For bath use: 5-7” For baby use: 3-4” For cosmetic use: 2-3” Colour: yellow (bleached) Care: rinse with warm water after use and allow to air dry naturally These sponges can last 2 years + with normal care. Code: HC/W
 

Code: HC/W

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Product Description

To the Ancient Greeks the sea sponge was known as a ‘Zoofitan’; a unique category, meaning half plant/half animal. Today many zoologists classify sea sponges in an animal sub-kingdom, due to their hermaphroditic ability to reproduce. However, they are distinct from any other animal species because of their ability to also asexually reproduce and to regenerate from a single cell.  more…

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