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Area Rug | Styles

It goes without saying that you should follow your style sense when choosing something as critical as an area rug. Any floor covering in your home impacts interior beauty, design, décor, comfort, livability and upkeep. It’s a fact that floor coverings can make or break a home. Because of the number of area rug choices including patterns, colors, textures and price points, choosing an area rug can intimidate even the most experienced shopper. Knowing the basic types of area rugs can provide you with a firm foundation upon which to begin your shopping journey.

Persian Rugs

Oriental:

Chinese:

Turkoman:

Caucasian:

Tibetan

Indian

Native American:

East Turkestan:

Kilim:

 3 categories of rugs

  1. Braided
    • practical and beautiful
    • constructed from wool or nylon, chenille and olefin or polyesters
    • can be crafted into any size or shape
    • very durable, hard wearing
    • easy to care for

  2. Flokati
    • referred to as sheep skin rugs
    • made of 100% hand-woven New Zealand wool
    • originated in Greece 1500 years ago
    • “shaggy” look
    • contemporary style with long pile and natural colors

  3. Naturals
    • made from natural materials including: Sisal, Jute, Seagrass and Bamboo

Sisal

Jute

Seagrass

Bamboo