Bamboo Silk Rugs

Bamboo Silk Rugs The sustainability movement is no longer limited to green energy production or LEED certified dwellings. It is in every aspect of our living experience and home décor. The use of eco-friendly, natural, and recycled fibers has taken over the traditional area rug weaving industry in a highly desirable and stylish way. Almost…

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Sari Silk Rugs

Sari Silk Rugs   Sari silk rugs are made from recycled sari dresses, remnants, and re-spun silk from the mill ends of the sari looms. They have been unraveled into individual strands, then carefully re-spun and delicately hand-knotted to create brilliant area rugs. Nowadays, weavers in India are busy producing the most striking abstract rugs…

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Soumak Rugs To Soften Any Décor

Soumak (Sumak) is a type of brocade or flat woven pile, but not a Kilim. Unlike the Kilim, which is usually reversible, weft strands on the underside of a Soumak rug are not clipped. In fact, sometimes they are left several inches long, in order to provide extra warmth. Soumak weft strands serve a decorative…

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Saddlebags of the Nomads

Saddlebags of the Nomads Before modern transportation, everything was loaded onto animals (or people) for carrying. Huge numbers of pack animals accommodated all life and commerce for the semi-annual migration of the nomads escaping harsh winters over tough terrains. Saddlebags played a major part in having donkeys, camels and horses haul their cargo efficiently. Nomads…

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