-Hemp Fiber Facts-
The outer layer of the hemp stalk is used to make fiber.
Hemp fiber can be used to make clothes, bags, ropes, canvas and cording; it can also be used for insulation, to manufacture auto-body parts, windows, boxes, and much more.
The oldest artifact in human history is a piece of hemp fabric from 8000 B.C.
Christopher Columbus’ fleets used hemp riggings and sails to navigate the ocean.
Artists such as Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Gainsborough mainly painted on hemp canvas.
The first Levi jeans were made from a hemp fabric known as duck.
In 1941, Henry Ford manufactured a car from the resin of stiffened hemp fiber. The body of the car was constructed to absorb damage from metals 10 times as great as steel, without causing a dent.
The fibers of hemp are one of the strongest natural fibers in the world!!