What sets a truly unique rug apart from your everyday flatweave? The intricate process of hand-knotted construction. Here’s how to tell if it’s one of a kind:
Labor-Intensive: For a skilled weaver to complete a 9′ x 12′ piece, it may take more than one year to tie every individual knot.
Natural Materials: Wool, silk, and cotton are the main textiles used. If a rug price looks too good to be true, it’s likely woven with synthetics.
Durability: On high-traffic floors, hand-knotted rugs will not begin to show wear for about two decades.
Our Art Underfoot: One-of-a-Kind Rugs Boutique opens Friday, May 16, at 11AM ET.
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