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Bamboo Mat

Bamboo matt come in a huge selection of materials, shapes, sizes, and designs. Placemats have a number of purposes, including protecting tables from damage, keeping tables and table linens clean, and adding to the decorative theme of table settings. They can be used on their own or with other table linens.

We used common materials are in their construction include fabrics, such as cotton or cotton blends, linen or linen blends, satin, silk, lace, or synthetics, vinyl, plastic, beads, paper, bamboo, and wood. Each type of material offers pros and cons, and buyers should investigate these before deciding on placemat materials.


Bamboo matt are natural materials
Durable if treated with a water-resistant finish
Aesthetically pleasing
Bamboo is a highly renewable resource
Relatively inexpensive, especially bamboo
Easy to scratch
Hot plates or hot serving dishes can leave burn marks on the surface of placemats
May become moldy if left damp
Prone to water damage if untreated