Hand knotted Rugs have their own unique charm when it comes to aesthetic beauty, durability and craftsmanship. Owing a hand-knotted rug is surely a matter of pride as it a luxurious possession. It is the ultimate work of art when it comes to handmade carpets. In hand knotted rugs each knot is tied individually. The quality and cost of a rug are determined by the number of knots per square inch. The number of knots per square inch can vary from 25 to 2000 knots. A good handmade rug consists of 160 knots per square inch, a 400 knots per square inch rug is considered outstanding and 1000 knots and above it are rare and highly expensive. The more the number of knots per square inch, the better the quality. So when you buy hand knotted wool rugs or other rugs, do look for the knots density. You can even buy hand knotted rugs online and at times can get good discounts. You can find a wide variety of rugs for sale, so check out discount area rugs online and get your home a nice hand-knotted rug to give it a classy look.
A lot of hard work is required in making hand-knotted rugs. It requires labour-intensive process which can only be performed by expert craftsmen in this filed. A unite weaving technique is used to make such rugs. In this technique a rug foundation or base is made and then thousands of knots are inserted in it and then tied individually to the base.
A lot of time is invested in making hand knotted rugs. Depending on the design, size and quality of the rug, the process of making a hand-knotted rug can take from 3 months to a year.
The durability of hand-knotted rugs is very good and they can even last for decades retaining their charm and quality if they are maintained and taken care of well. One can use them generation after generation.
We offer high quality hand knotted rugs which can be customized as per your requirement. Our hand knotted rugs are made with semi worsted wool which is a very solid quality wool. In the process of making semi worsted wool, the wool is retrieved from wool using the process of combing. After combing the wool, long and fine strands of wool are separated shorter and not-so-good wool.
We offer a variety of beautiful Persian/Oriental and traditional designs in hand knotted rugs to cater to different tastes of our customers. Buy a hand knotted rug online from our store for your home.
Important tips on how to maintain and care for your hand knotted rug
• Use vacuum to clean your rug daily if possible or at least thrice a week. This will prevent the dust particles from getting into the rug. Fine dust acts as an abrasive material that can damage your rug.
• You are advised to get your rug professionally cleaned every 3-5 years.
• Use good quality padding for your rug as it can prevent your rug from damaging and will also extend its life.
• Rotate your rug, changing the placement and position, can add to the durability of your rug.