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Savarin & Co. are makers of wool American flags. We craft each flag by hand in Ohio using the finest wool from Woolwich, Pennsylvania.
Savarin & Co. are makers of wool American flags. We craft each flag by hand in Ohio using the finest wool from Woolwich, Pennsylvania.
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Savarin & Co. - Wool American Flags, Made in the USA

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For the past three years we have been developing the formula to make the highest quality, sustainable wool flags made right here in America using materials sourced in the U.S.A. After testing our concept in small runs we now need your help to scale our model so we can offer the highest quality flags at the best possible price for you, our customer. 

The very first 13 star version of the American flag was adopted on June 14, 1777 , which is now observed as Flag Day. At that time most flags were individually crafted in homes rather than mass-produced. At Savarin & Co. we want to honor the 239 year history of the American flag by creating a link from the past to the present. We are using some of the same materials and techniques that were first used to construct flags and applying that to our current 50 star flag design. 

 The American flag is arguably one of the most recognizable symbols in the world. Unfortunately the industry that produces them has focused more on profit than creating a great product. The art of fine flag making has all but died out which is why we feel it is time to bring it back! 

At Savarin & Co. our goal is to create flags of the highest quality that can instill the values and principles upon which the flag was created. We believe a flag if produced with fine materials and attention to detail can be displayed in your home year round as a work of art.

We are passionate about using materials sourced in the U.S. and about helping to create jobs in America. Follow this map to see where we source and produce our flags. 

 

 

Our flags are proudly made using wool woven at the oldest continuously operated vertical woolen mill in the United States. Woolrich, Pa. Supporting American workers and American manufacturing since 1830.

Wool has been woven into the fabric of human civilization for more than 10,000 years beginning in Asia Minor, which is now basically the country of Turkey. Wool is also a renewable resource that can be shorn from sheep annually. It is biodegradable, sustainable, and is produced without stress to the animals or the environment. 

A little known fact: some of our earliest American flags dating back to the 18th century were originally made out of wool fabric. At that time flags were made primarily in the homes of individuals. 

Wool is chosen for flags because of its excellent ability to withstand water and natural resistance to mildews and molds. The absorbent fibers "breathe" by wicking away moisture from the body of the sheep and releasing it into the air. This made it a perfect material for early flags.  

Because wool is a protein fiber it doesn't rot as readily as vegetable fibers like cotton or linen. Wool over 200 years old can still be vibrant and supple. 

Our signature flags are completely sewn, meaning each star and stripe is individually stitched together by a skilled artisan. There are very few flag makers still producing flags this way because it is a very costly and time consuming method that was phased out by the end of the 19th century and replaced with painted or printed stars. We believe it is one of the best ways to make a beautiful flag that will last for generations. 

Up to 25% off the retail price during the Kickstarter! 

U.S.A. Flag Pin
U.S.A. Flag Pin

Struck from jeweler's metal, hand crafted with hard enamel colors and then finished with soft-to-the-touch hand polish. 7/8"W x 5/8"H. Made in America.

Sssnake T-Shirt
Sssnake T-Shirt

 

Our tee's are printed on a natural color American organic cotton. Grown in Texas, finished in North Carolina, and printed in New York. Available in sizes S-XL (women should order 1 size down).

Stripes T-Shirt
Stripes T-Shirt

Our tee's are printed on a natural color American organic cotton. Grown in Texas, finished in North Carolina, and printed in New York. Available in sizes S-XL (women should order 1 size down).

Wool City Pennant
Wool City Pennant

Just let us know which city you would like and we'll make it custom just for you. Rep your city! Available in Black or Navy with natural white lettering. We'll reach out for you color selection and city after the project ends. 27" L x 22" H

Wool Flag Print - 18" x 24"
Wool Flag Print - 18" x 24"

Screen printed by hand onto our fine wool material and sewn around the edge to give a clean finished look. 

Wool Flag Print - 18" x 24"
Wool Flag Print - 18" x 24"

Screen printed by hand onto our fine wool material and sewn around the edge to give a clean finished look. 

Wool Flag Print - 24" x 36"
Wool Flag Print - 24" x 36"

 Screen printed by hand onto our fine wool material and sewn around the edge to give a clean finished look. 

Wool Flag Print - 24" x 36"
Wool Flag Print - 24" x 36"

 Screen printed by hand onto our fine wool material and sewn around the edge to give a clean finished look.

Signature "Sewn" Wool American Flag
Signature "Sewn" Wool American Flag

American flag sewn by a master artisan using our finest wool fabric. Each piece is numbered and one of a kind. Available in 3' x 5' and 5' x 8'.

Signature "Sewn" Wool American Flag
Signature "Sewn" Wool American Flag

American flag sewn by a master artisan using our finest wool fabric. Each piece is numbered and one of a kind. Available in 3' x 5' and 5' x 8'.

With your support we will be able to purchase the bulk materials necessary to produce the highest quality flags at the best value for our customers. In addition to material we will be purchasing printing and cutting equipment, packaging, and hiring several artisans to assist with sewing and production. Below is a break down of where we will be using the funds to kickstart our business. 

 

 

"For me the flag is more than an object it's a way of life." 

-Andrew Savarin (Founder)

 

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Our biggest hurdle is sharing our story with as many people as possible. Now that you've taken the time to hear our mission why not spread the word. Even if you can't donate you can still make a difference. Thanks for your support!

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    U.S.A. Flag Pin

    Add that presidential touch to any look with the made in America flag pin. Struck from jeweler's metal, hand crafted with hard enamel colors and then finished with soft-to-the-touch hand polish. 7/8"W x 5/8"H. Made in America.

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    Sssnake T-Shirt

    20% off the retail price! Our t's are printed on a natural color American grown organic cotton. Grown in Texas, finished in North Carolina, and printed in New York. Available in sizes S-XL (women should order 1 size down). We'll reach out for your size after the project ends.

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    Stripes T-Shirt

    20% off the retail price! Our t's are printed on a natural color American grown organic cotton. Grown in Texas, finished in North Carolina, and printed in New York. Available in sizes S-XL (women should order 1 size down). We'll reach out for your size after the project ends.

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    Wool City Pennant

    20% off the retail price! Our vintage inspired wool pennants will add just the right amount of throwback to your Thursday! Just make sure to specify which city you would like and we'll make it custom just for you. Rep your city! Available in Black or Navy with natural white lettering. We'll reach out for you color selection and city after the project ends.

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    18" x 24" Wool Flag Print

    20% off the retail price! Our 18" x 24" flag print is screen printed by hand onto our finest wool material. This is a great size for an apartment or to put in a poster frame to replace that Scarface poster you bought in college. Available in traditional Red, White, & Blue or Black & White. We'll reach out for you color selection after the project ends.

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    24" x 36" Wool Flag Print

    20% off the retail price! Our 24" x 36" flag print is a real statement piece for your home! Pairs well with a bearskin rug (faux of course) and a glass of scotch. Alternatively would go nicely with a floral print sofa and a glass of red if thats what you're into ;-) You will receive a 24" x 36" screen printed wool American flag print. Available in traditional Red, White, & Blue or Black & White. We'll reach out for you color selection after the project ends.

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    3' x 5' Signature Wool Flag

    20% off the retail price! A true work of American art made in America using 100% American made materials! You will receive our signature 3ft. x 5ft. American flag sewn by a master artisan using our finest wool fabric. Each piece is numbered and one of a kind. Available in traditional Red, White, & Blue or Black & White. We'll reach out for you color selection after the project ends.

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    5' x 8' Signature Wool Flag

    20% off the retail price! The crem de la crem of Wool handmade American flags! For the real American ballers out there this flag will wave proudly for generations to come. You will receive our signature 5ft. x 8ft. American flag sewn by a master artisan using our finest wool fabric. Each piece is numbered and one of a kind. Available in traditional Red, White, & Blue or Black & White. We'll reach out for you color selection after the project ends.

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    The Ultimate Flag Lovers Package

    25% savings off the retail price! You will receive 1 of each of our rewards! The U.S.A. Flag Pin, "Live Free" T shirt, City Pennant, 18" x 24" Flag print, 24" x 36" flag print, 3' x 5' signature flag, and 5' x 8' signature flag along with a personal thank you note from the founder. A $1,126 retail value. We'll reach out for your selections after the campaign ends.

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