What is Pillow Sham?

The dictionary meaning of sham is " False " or " Falsely representation of something". So the pillow sham is generally a pillowcase with a false or tricky front. Developed in the early 1700s a pillow sham is made to create the pillowcases more beautiful and Decorative for the beds.

A pillow sham is generally a type of pillowcase/ cover which has the opening in the middle of the back.  A pillow sham can be a decorative pillow, but a decorative cannot be a pillow sham! Because a decorative pillow is not designed to provide you comfort. You cannot use a decorative pillow in your bed for sleep or to lie on it simply. On the other hand, a pillow sham is just like a cover for the pillow, it can be used to provide you comfort, with amazing looks for your bed! A pillow sham can be removed and washed, it is not permanent or gets stuck with your pillow.

what is a pillow sham

Different Types Of Pillow Shams

The pillow shams are generally described in 4 types based on their sizes.
Standard Pillow Shams
Queen Pillow Shams
King Pillow Shams
Euro Shams

     

    1.Standard Pillow Shams:


    what is a pillow sham

                Size: 20" X 26"

    The sham Size for standards Pillows. Fits perfectly with the full and double bed, side by side

    2.Queen Pillow Shams:

                Size :  20" X 30"

    This sham is generally dedicated to queen sized pillows. Two pillows will comfortably fit side by side on a queen-sized bed.

    3.King Pillow Shams:

                Size :  20" X 40"

    This sham is generally dedicated to king sized pillows. Two pillows will comfortably fit side by side on a king-sized bed.

    4.Euro Shams:

                Size :  26" X26"

                Size :  32" X 32"

    These shams are generally designed for European sized Square pillows. Typically used on king and queen bed, for decorations.

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