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SFERRA is an American bedding store with Italian heritage that offers high-end bedroom items: from mattresses to pajamas and nightgowns. However, what attracts the most customers to the company are luxury Sferra sheets. The goods are quite pricey, but are they worth it? Let’s get the answer.


SFERRA’s story started more than 130 years ago, in Italy, from the founder and lacemaker Gennaro Sferra. Gennaro’s family maintained the reputation of skillful craftsmen in the USA, supplying the British royal family, Pope John Paul II, stately dinners during Reagan’s presidency, and countless celebrities. The Sferra family got also the reputation of the inventors, presenting the finest ever 1,020 thread count linen fabric and some other exquisite linen and cotton textiles.

Despite constant technological improvement, SFERRA maintains the standards of the first family manufacturer, still handcrafting the most exclusive pieces in the factories in Northern Italy. All the production cycle, from raw materials choice to the final adornments is strictly supervised so that the customers get the highest quality items possible, where every detail is both beautiful and functional.

What we like about SFERRA

  • The quality is truly unprecedented
  • The materials are both durable and pleasant to touch
  • The company controls the full manufacturing process, eliminating any possible flaws
  • Extended warranty from the manufacturer and a lot of additional services
  • Plenty of designs, suitable for almost any interior

What we don’t like about SFERRA

  • SFERRA products are much more costly than any similar items
  • They are almost impossible to repair anywhere out of the company
  • Some collections are made for King and Queen beds only, no twin or single options

SFERRA Sheets Overview

As you see from the company’s history, what SFERRA offers is luxury. The simplest percale set, plain white Analisa, starts from roughly $530 per twin bed (duvet, sheet, and pillowcases), and goes up to $700 per king-size one. The exquisite linen quality compensates for the simplicity of weave and color, making this bedding great to both feel and look at.

Despite being mostly classical in style and color (and that’s what we expect from high-end items), SFERRA bedding does feature some bright exceptions, such as oriental Maiko and Shogun collections. The rest of the collection mostly plays with natural linen textures, complicated weaves, and embroideries, ranging from white and off-white to natural greys and browns.

Let’s have a look at the most popular and distinguished SFERRA collections. But let’s start with disclosing our winner: what SFERRA sheets are our favorites?

So, here are the best bedding items picked by our family.

#1 Giza

One of the most expensive collections, Giza is one of a few made of cotton, not linen. This set is one of the most famous SFERRA sheets, made of the rarest extra-long-strand cotton, called “The Queen of Cottons”. The overall quantity of this fiber made yearly is incredibly low, so no wonder that a single sheet may cost up to a hundred dollars.

Giza collection has several varieties – Jacquard, Lace, Quatrefoil, and so on – but being different in style and mood they all follow this tendency: the fabric goes first.

#2 Astratto

Astratto comes from the Italian word for “abstract”, this collection is inspired by the pressed floral albums and is one of the most prominent SFERRA linens. One of a few featuring a printed pattern, the Astratto bedding set is covered in symmetrical flowerlike abstract patterns. The set is reversible: the backside has a textured woven lines pattern.

The set is light greenish grey, with slightly darker ornaments, resembling a natural untreated linen color. The combination of print and texture creates a unique and interchangeable look, allowing you to mix the pieces.

#3 Marini

If haute couture country bedding exists, the linen Marini set is the epitome of it. Created in two colors – blueish hydrangea and warm oat, this bedding is covered by elegant woven round patterns resembling crocheted lace. The technique enhances the resemblance even more, adding subtle relief to the ornaments. The punta ombra (a type of a hand stitch) hem on each piece adds more layers to the craft feeling and also makes the bedding much more durable.

#4 Ondate

Ondate is rough texture among the perfectly polished classical collections is an unexpected sight. But, despite the brutal color names, such as “Dark Khaki” or “Gunmetal”, the Ondate collection feels as smooth and pleasant, as the rest of the SFERRA blankets. Moreover, the textured pattern, resembling the sand dunes, has a smooth and silky underside with a much softer palette, making the reversible side almost opposite in character.

The two-toned yarn adds extra depth to the pattern, creating a nature-inspired texture.

Ondate collection includes only sham and blanket, so it can’t be used as a full bedding set, but as an extra luxurious cover for one.

#5 Maiko and Shogun

Despite being two different sets, Maiko and Shogun SFERRA beddings are united with the Japanese theme, combining the softest Italian fabric with traditional kimono and obi motifs.

Maiko set is mostly red with a touch of white and gold, adorned with vibrant flowers and geometric patterns, mimicking the Japanese artisan techniques. The set is inspired by the gowns of maikos – young geisha apprentices, famous for their vivid and feminine style.

Shogun set presents a more solemn and reserved touch of Japanese aesthetics. The combination of checkered, hexagonal, and laconic botanic motifs creates a layered polyphonic look. The brown, graphite, gold, and grey pattern will perfectly suit any modern interior, fitting both loft textures and classical wood panels.

SFERRA reviews

The reviews on TrustPilot and similar sites are almost exclusively above 4 stars out of 5. There is less than one percent of negative reviews, and they were mostly caused by some retailers’ mistakes or the cost of the items.

The steep price is the only (relative) drawback, mentioned by the customers. A few reviews about items being damaged in transportation are promptly handled by the SFERRA (or retailers) workers, leaving both sides satisfied.


Is SFERRA Italian?

SFERRA began as an Italian family manufacturer, but now the company operates in the USA, though some fabrics are still made in Italy.

What thread count are SFERRA sheets?

The finest fabric patented by SFERRA has up to 1020 threads. But even the simpler fabrics are fine enough to match the high-end standards.

What are the softest SFERRA sheets?

The Giza series are considered the softest ones, being produced from an extra-long-fiber Egyptian cotton, called “The Queen of Cottons”.

Where are SFERRA linens made?

The Giza series are considered the softest ones, being produced from an extra-long-fiber Egyptian cotton, called “The Queen of Cottons”.

Where are SFERRA linens made?

The Giza series are considered the softest ones, being produced from an extra-long-fiber Egyptian cotton, called “The Queen of Cottons”.

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