of an overall design, throw pillows are an accent used in almost every space of a home. Whether it’s multiples on a sofa, in an occasional chair, or even a top of a bed, each throw pillow has its own purpose and the ability to elevate any room.

If you’ve ever found yourself shopping for a throw pillow, you probably noticed they are one of the most expensive decorative accents on the market and found yourself

asking, “What makes throw pillows so damned expensive?” Well, we're here to provide some answers!

One of the biggest factors that dictates the price is the material. A pillow that is made from an expensive material such as leather, sheepskin, or silk will cost you a pretty penny – especially when compared to a cotton or faux fur option. But you get what you pay for...right?

Right! The material is so important to the overall quality of a throw p

illow, but the way in which it is crafted is also worth noting. You can tell the work of an exceptionally crafted pillow by looking at the details— the pattern placement, zipper, and seams.