Our the Natural brand 11″-12″ Wool Sea sponge is processed for maximum durability, strength and water absorption. Our wool sponges are cut in half to increase the working surface area and make them easier to use. These are not whole sponges intended for decorative purposes, but large cut sponges intended for work applications. These larger Wool Sea sponges are typically used by professionals and artisans for wallpapering, texturing, creating faux painting effects, pottery-making, etc… Before storing, rinse thoroughly and simply allow to dry in the open air.
Sea sponges are native to the coastal waters of Florida and have been used for over 2,000 years for hundreds of different purposes. Unlike artificial sponges, sea sponges naturally inhibit the growth of bacteria, are 100% biodegradable, environmentally safe, economical, and a sustainably harvested, quickly renewable natural resource. As with any natural product color, size and shape will vary.
From The Wool Sea Sponge Package
Sea Wool Sponges are known for their excellent absorption, soft texture, and durability. They perform well for paint sundry use, faux finishing, general cleaning and bathing.
Wool Sea Sponge Quality Guarantee: Satisfactory performance is guaranteed. Any natural sponge found to be defective will be replaced free of charge by Acme Sponge and Chamois Co. Replacement will be made upon presentation of product, proof of purchase, package and explanation of dissatisfaction.
Wool Sea Sponge Use and Care Instruction
Before Use: Soak sponge in clean water; squeeze out all excess and carefully examine entire sponge to insure any particles escaping our multi-level quality control are found and removed.
Wool Sea Sponge Proper Use for Cleaning: USE WET ONLY. Drop a small amount of soap onto a wet sponge or in a bucket and vigorously massage sponge into a foamy lather. Use on any surface requiring efficient deep cleaning…cars, boats, walls, floors, etc…Ideal for cleaning grease, paints, chemical spills, floor mats and vehicle carpets. Also use to apply liquid polish, waxes, and vinyl dressing. Do not expose to chlorine bleach and/or any soap that contains chlorine.
Proper Use for Painting with a Wool Sea Sponge: Dampen the sponge and wring out excess water. Dab sponge lightly in paint tray, blotting on paper or rags until the excess paint is removed and the desired pattern is obtained. When applying paint, use a light touch to roll the sponge over the wall or surface. Rinse your sponge thoroughly before changing colors and upon completion of the project.
After Each Use: Wash Wool Sea Sponge. Squeeze or shake out excess water. Dry anywhere except in dark moist places. Avoid high heat.