[Ilsang Jingmul] Korean Neck Pillow

$123.99

[Ilsang Jingmul] Korean Neck Pillow

Proper-Posture, Better-Sleep

[Ilsang Jingmul] Korean Neck Pillow 


Today, we present Ilsang Jingmul's Korean Neck Pillow.

When you’re relaxing – laid out on the sofa – you’ll find yourself reaching for a pillow. A proper pillow improves your quality of rest and how refreshed you feel afterwards.

That’s why there’s always new pillows on the market – with the latest materials, fancy names and too many adjectives attached to the name...

However, Ilsang Jingmul doesn’t get swayed by the trend!

They specialize in making Korean Style, Neck Pillows.

It's different to the Western-style "fluffy" pillows. Instead of softness, these pillows are firm.

Place this neck pillow underneath your neck – not under your head!

Your neck has a natural curve. When you lay down, the pillow will fit into this gap. By firmly supporting the curvature of your neck, your body is able to relax better.

These neck pillows are very popular in Korea as they help maintain proper posture and spinal alignment while sleeping.

In fact, if you step into an elderly Korean's home, you'll see a few of these pillows lying around.

Ilsang Jinmgmul’s neck pillow are stuffed with premium-grade Hinoki Cypress, which grow locally in Jangheung (South Jeolla Province).

What we love about Hinoki Cypress (편백나무) is its natural “forest” smell – a refreshing yet familiar scent that brings you outdoors.

Or the pillows can also be stuffed with buckwheat hulls, which are locally grown in Bupyeong, Gangwondo.

The stuffing is encased in an inner pouch, that's made with 100% organic cotton. And the outer cover is 100% hand-stitched with premium-grade linen.

Both can be detached and washed separately - in case you have a spill!

We think this neck pillow is perfect for leaving on your living room sofa.

(It's not meant to replace your normal bedroom pillow).

Use it when you feel like taking a much-needed nap. Or if you want to rest your chin as you read a book or look through your phone.

Note: If it feels too firm, you can adjust this by taking out some of the filling.

Available in 3 colors: Deep Forest, Citrus, Cinnamon.

Works well as a gift for friend or family!

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Product Highlights

  • Premium neck pillow - filled with natural materials (Hinoki Cypress or Buckwheat)
  • Place it on your sofa - keep it handy for supporting your neck while you read a book or take a nap
  • Handstiched in Korea - made with 100% premium linen & 100% organic cotton
  • Available in 3 colors and 2 fillings
[Ilsang Jingmul]
Korean Neck Pillow
What's the Fabric? 

Made by Hand, Premium Quality

Ilsung Jinmul Neck Pillow is made by a Korean artisan with 20+ years of sewing experience. She experimented with dozens of fabric swatches to find that perfect linen which is not only beautiful, but has that "right" feel. It's hand-stitched at the ends for a beautiful origami-look. The inside cover is also made from 100% Organic cotton. And the pillow is filled with Hinoki Cypress or Buckwheat to provide a firm, snug-fit for your neck. Use it to relieve tightness or as an aid for a mid-day's nap!

Choose from 2 fillings

Hinoki Cypress (left picture)

  • The wooden cubes are made of Hinoki Cypress (편백). They are grown in Jangheung-gun, South Jeolla Province - an area famous for these Cypress trees
  • Has a refreshing, phytoncide aroma  - similar to breathing in air from a forest (good for therapeutic sleep)
  • Place under your neck, shoulder or specific body part to relieving tightness - the cubes will move around and conform to your body part
  • Each wood piece is shaved smoothly into 1cm cubes - provides very firm support

Buckwheat (right picture)

  • These are top-quality buckwheat grain harvested from Bongypeong (Gangwon-don province). They are cleaned, vacuumed and sterilized for long-term use.
  • Buckwheat is the traditional filling for Korean-style neck pillows  - provide a very firm support
  • The buckwheat feels "crunchy", yet its easy to move inside the pillow, similar to sand, so you can “dig” a space for your neck
  • Place under your neck, shoulder or specific body part to relieving tightness - the hulls will move around and conform to your neck 
  • Avoid storing in humid areas
Available in 3 Colors

DEEP FOREST

01. Deep Forest - Hinoki Cypress

02. Deep Forest - Buckwheat

33cm (L) x 8cm (W)  x 8cm (H)

CITRUS

03. Citrus - Hinoki Cypress

04. Citrus - Buckwheat

33cm (L) x 8cm (W)  x 8cm (H)

CINNAMON

05. Citrus - Hinoki Cypress

06. Citrus - Buckwheat

33cm (L) x 8cm (W)  x 8cm (H)

When to Use

When should I use this? 

  • When you're on the sofa (or your bed) and you want to take a nap! Place under your neck.
  • When you're laying down - reading a book or playing with your phone. Tuck the pillow underneath your chin!
  • Or place the pillow under your wrist - and give your wrist and hands a good stretch!
  • If you're leaning against the sofa arm, place it underneath your neck for easy support!

How should I clean this? 

  • Separate the outer cover and place it into a washing net. Place it on "wool" setting and wash for a short duration. Note: It's okay to include laundry detergent but avoid using fabric softener. You can also hand wash & dry.
  • If you accidentally spill liquid into the pillow, open-up the zipper and lay the filling out to dry under the sun. Once they're completely dry, add it back into the pillow.
  • If the buckwheat feels damp, open the zipper and place the buckwheat out under the sun.
  • Note: Since the inside cover is made from 100% organic cotton, you may see some small grey dots on the fabric. This is natural and is not a defect of the product.

How can I adjust the firmness?

  • Open the zipper and take out some of the filling!
How is it packaged?
Product In Brief

Materials

100% Linen (Outer Cover)

100% Organic Cotton (Inner Cover)

Hinoki Cypress or Buckwheat (Filling)

    Production Highlights

    Made by an artisan with 20+ years of sewing experience

    This fabric was invented by the artisan - original blend!

    Hand-stitched (not factory made)

      Usage Recommendation

      Covers can be separated and washed

      Take out some of the filling to adjust firmness

      Comforting, natural, earthy color

      Makes for a premium gift!

        About the Brand

        Ilsung Jinmul produces its own fabrics and uses them to make blankets, pillows and cushions. They import premium threads from all over the world. Then dye and spin them into fabric in Korea. This brand is led by an experienced artisan with 20+ years of sewing & fabric making experience.

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          About The Brand

          Ilsung Jinmul produces its own fabrics and uses them to make blankets, pillows and cushions. They import premium threads from all over the world. Then dye and spin them into fabric in Korea. This brand is led by an experienced artisan with 20+ years of sewing & fabric making experience.

          That's it folks!