Our Egyptian Cotton sheet sets are made from yarns harvested from the plant, Gossypium Barbadense, which is native to the Nile basin in Egypt. This powerful cotton plan yields extra strong long-staple cotton that can spun tighter and weaved into some of the highest thread count sheets possible. Egytpian Cotton is in high demand and there are plent of "knock-offs" out there. Be sure to look for "100% Egyptian Cotton" while shopping for your luxury sheets. You can usually tell the real Egyptian Cotton sheet sets from the fakes by the price. Our most popular Egyptian Cotton sheet set is the 1000 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton sheet set, which is made of extra long-staple Egyptian cotton and weaved in the sateen pattern.