Handmade oriental rugs bring work's of art into your home

Handmade oriental rugs bring a rich cultural legacy to your home with their beauty and intricate designs. Thousands of years ago nomadic tribesmen created carpets to add warmth and comfort to their tents. As more and more tribes learned the weaving skills it they worked their creativity into the designs making them works of art. Oriental rugs refer to those created anywhere on the continent of Asia and are steeped in history.


There are a number of reasons why you might choose handmade oriental rugs instead of a machine made one for your home. Handmade rugs are more durable as each rug is hand-knotted meaning each strand has been tied individually for greater strength. Handmade rugs are usually made with natural fibers such as cotton, wool or silk. Synthetic fibers can release harmful gasses whereas natural fibers do not and they last longer.


Handmade oriental rugs do not lose their value and are a great investment in your home. They are known to gain in value with age. Many interior designers recommend Oriental rugs to their clients as a final touch of elegance to the décor. Check out the excellent retailers below of  Oriental area rugs or just browse and enjoy these works of art!

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