area rugs make great floor, throw and hearth rugs
Wool area rugs are commonly used as floor rugs, throw rugs
and even hearth rugs. This diverse range of uses that wool
area rugs are used for, is due mainly to the fantastic natural
properties of the wool itself.
rugs are made by the tribes of southwest america
Indian rugs have been made for centuries by the numerous tribes
people native to southwest america. They were first discovered
by the Spanish settlers who moved into this part of america
more than three hundred years ago.
rag rugs have been made for over 200 years
Handwoven rag rugs have been made since the latter part of
the 18th century by weaving together strips of fabric cut
from old rags, such as unused clothes and blankets.
weaving has been popular since at least 500 BC
Rug weaving has been popular since at least 500 BC, when we
know that oriental rugs were already making a highly desired
treasure for the royalty of this time.
runners are an excellent addition to a busy hall or stairway
Rug runners, also known as carpet runners, stair runners or
just plain runners, make an excellent addition to the busiest
areas of a hall or stairway.
sisal rug is made of fibers from the 'agave sisalana' cactus
A sisal rug or is made from the extracted fibers of the 'agave
sisalana' cactus plant, also known as the century pant, american
aloe, sosquil or green gold.
rugs come from the southwestern united states
The term southwest rugs is often used to describe the rugs
produced by the tribesmen and women of the southwestern united
states, with the Navajo rug being probably the best known
of all the native american rugs available today.
rugs are some of the softest natural fiber rugs available
Alpaca rugs are amongst the softest, most luxurious natural
fiber rugs available today. Many say they surpass even flokati
rugs for the sensuous experience their natural fibers can
rugs are a flat weave style of carpet
Needlepoint rugs are a flat weave style of carpet produced
by sewing thousands of stitches onto a large piece of cloth.
Often these stitches are made to follow a pattern or design
chosen by the rug maker.
Rug making is thousands of years
The art of rug making is thousands of years old, but today
falls into three main categories of weaving style.
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