Antique Area Rugs
Enlivening Your House With Antique Area Rugs
Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our interiors look bleak and boring. In small accommodations this can be easily changed, but what about grand rooms? Putting some decorations in the corners won't do. The best and quickest way to immediately invigorate your interior is to put there a beautiful area carpet. There are so much to choose from! Modern area carpets, Oriental rugs... What should we choose? Don't worry - Doris Leslie Blau has some recommendations for you!
Antique dhurrie rugs are among the most beautiful ones in the world. Traditional Indian floor coverings, dhurries shock with their grand size and an abundance of colors. Very often used as floor covering during important meetings or family gatherings, this type of antique area rug is easily foldable and light, which makes transporting it extremely easy, comparing to other varieties. Dhurries are mainly made of wool, cotton, silk and jute and their specific kind of weave makes them immune to insects such as silverfishes, which often damage carpets. The way of manufacturing dhurries and their apperance differs from region to region - In Rajasthan craftsmen use pit looms, Madhya Pradesh dhurries are sturdy character and skillfully dyed and some of antique area rugs of this type were made in Pakistan!
Antique Persian rugs do not have to be introduced to anyone. As one of the most popular varieties of carpets, they are available in whole range of sizes, area rugs included. What makes antique area rugs of this style so desirable are their grandiose patterns, both rich and elegant. Their positive impact on any interior is visible from the day one - Persian carpets perfectly complement both modern and traditional furniture, making them a very flexible choice for those, who like constant changes. Moreover, their great quality is guarantee of carpet's longevity. Properly taken care of, those antique area rugs can serve you faithfully for generations to come!