Pillows That Come With Comforter Sets and Comforter Ensembles
Bolster, Neckroll, Kidney, Rectangular, Euro Shams and Throw pillows… What do they all mean? Prop yourself onto your pillows and let’s begin with Bolsters and Neckrolls!
Bolster pillows and custom throw pillows Neckrolls are long narrow pillows or cushions. They’re unique because of their oval or oblong cylinder shapes that are versatile for many purposes. You can use them for supporting your head during sleep like a regular pillow. They may come in a short width for decoration or they may be wide as entire width of your bed, which ensures uniform support to your head for any of your sleeping postures. But mostly Bolster and Neckroll are use as decorative pillow. Like your Regular pillows, these pillows may be filled with feather down, synthetic polyester, soybean fiber and buckwheat.
Kidney and Rectangular pillows are also decorative pillows to complement your bedding ensembles. They come in wide variety of fills and have multiple uses.
One example is you may wish to use the Kidney pillow on the curve of your back if you have low back problem, giving you a lot of support, and another is to prop your feet up at the end of hard day at work. Of course, just like a Bolster pillow, Kidney and Rectangular pillows may come filled with synthetic fill or natural fill, or may be made of high-density foam.
The Sham pillow and Euro (European) Shams are large square pillows that give a finishing look to your bedding. The Euro Sham is a larger pillow than regular Sham pillows. Most come filled with either down feather or with synthetic fills and are great at giving support between you and your bed frame. Pillow shams are often sold as part of may either be on the same fabric that makes a comforter or quilt, or may be a different contrasting fabric that works well with rest of the bedding. When choosing your comforter set it is usually a good idea to purchase a set that may offer Sham pillows, as well as the covers for the Shams.