Silk Rug – Silk carpets and rugs are among most beautiful and collectible of area rugs, especially for the handmade Persian silk rugs. Silk as the materials are very expensive used in rugs, since it is one kind of magic thin and natural fiber with superb strong elasticity, which rugs made of this material are usually stunning pieces with intricate patterns and extremely lustrous colors.
Brife Information about Silk Rug
About the origin of silk there are many sayings, most approve that the silk fiber that were obtained from the cocoon of the silkworm originated in about 2600 BC in China. And a silk rug from the Sassanid Dynasty, called “The Spring of Khosrow”, also known as “Spring garden”, was the earliest silk rug before the discovery of the Pazyryk carpet.
Silk fiber is one rare natural material with proteins containing 18 kinds of amino acids that are beneficial to the human body, which helps the skin maintain the metabolism of the lipid membrane. So it fits to be made as home decors that no harms to humans. And although it is very thin but highly resilient when stretched, so it can be made more knots per square inch to create more detailed patterns, and it also can be combined with other materials, just like wool silk carpets in terms of carpet. Therefore, handmade silk carpets and rugs are really luxury home decors in that the hand-woven and silk material traits.
Basically, there are three apparent advantages of handmade silk carpets and rugs:
- Compared with wool, silk carpets and rugs with its magic strong fiber feature allows carpet weavers to knot more detailed and intricate designs and make much knots that can be three to four times as high as those of other rugs. And for its thin and strong feature, handmade silk carpets and rugs are much thinner than other rugs, more durable and flexible. They are really valuable of all rugs. Another feature of silk is that it is lustrous, shiny, that using in carpet creates a magic effect. When you walk around a silk carpet or rug, it usually looks lighter or darker from different views.
- Silk carpets and rugs are more collectible pieces which usually regarded as the work of art. Because there are many more knots per square inch, and the patterns and designs on silk rugs are much more detailed which requires more skilled weavers working together to make one piece with superb craftsmanship.
- Silk fiber is so strong that silk rugs especially handmade silk carpets and rugs with hand knotted structure do not usually lose their shape, which can be used more than one hundred years that can passed down to generations.
What Does Rexrugs Provide You?
Oriental handmade silk carpets and rugs are well known all over the world for their superb craftsmanship, softness and durability. And handmade Persian silk carpets and rugs are the most popular style among all oriental rugs, since they are usually made in variety of exotic patterns and traditional oriental intricate curvilinear patters. Rexrugs offers a great selection of handmade silk carpets and rugs with more than thousands of exquisite designs and styles, and also accept special customized orders. Just explore the luxury art of handmade silk rugs and carpets here to find one perfect or more pieces for your space. We guarantee to provide you the quality silk carpets and rugs online with free shipping to worldwide. Of course, if you want to bargain, please don’t be shy and also feel free to contact us, we will give you the best offer!
So, if you are looking for handmade silk carpets and rugs for your living space or working places, just consider us and view our rugs, you will find at least one that’s exactly right for you.
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