Introduction to Silk Rugs
Silk area rugs continue to be the measure of luxury for floor coverings. For thousands of years, silk has been a much prized and sought after organic fiber used for weaving across different cultures and nations. Produced by the silkworm, silk is a fine protein fiber highly esteemed for its extraordinary sheen and smooth feel. Silk has been widely used in various art forms including apparel, painting, tapestries, and carpet weaving, and a silk area rug has become emblematic for opulence and prosperity. The centuries-old tradition of crafting and weaving tapestries and carpets from rug weaving epicenters such as Persia, India, Tibet, and China have made silk oriental rugs and Persian silk rugs the most respected and cherished home décor item for years. Both contemporary silk rugs and antique silk area rugs have maintained their lust-worthy appeal. Wherever you decide to place your silk area rugs, it will bring refined style and a lavish touch to your space.
Different Styles of Silk Rugs
There are hundreds of silk area rugs to select from through LuxeDecor’s extensive inventory. Spanning different styles, sizes, shapes and weave types to accommodate for the modern demands of living, LuxeDecor carries wool and silk area rugs for a truly spectacular combination of style and performance. Wool silk rugs actually prove to be an impressive hybrid of fabrication since the single filament makeup of silk excludes natural pockets that conceal dirt and soil. In combination with wool, silk and wool rugs are extraordinarily durable and carry more aesthetic dimension with its unique mix of natural fibers. A wool silk rug is a truly winning combination of aesthetic and functional value. Top brands such as Amer Rugs, Jaipur Rugs, Loloi Rugs, and Surya provide both traditional and cutting edge contemporary styles to suit any décor. If you’re looking to add a touch of bohemian glamour, look no further than the Giselle collection by Loloi Rugs. This radiant collection is hand knotted entirely of refurbished saris for art silk rugs that inject bold color and print to your floors. Subtly styled Southwestern and East Asian patterns reverberate in stunning colors like cerulean blue and ruby red making for an incredibly vibrant silk oriental rug, ideal for contemporary to transitional interiors. For absolute sumptuousness, the “Indochine Rectangular Area Rug" by Feizy Rugs is a silk shag rug that feels like you’re walking on a cloud. Available in nine rich and deep colors, this silk shag rug adds texture and visual appeal to your eyes and feet.
Decorating with Silk Rugs In Your Home
You will find that silk rugs will accentuate your home with the sophisticated glamour it was missing. The beauty of fine handicraft silk adds a refined aesthetic and comfort to your home, and provides a deluxe touch and value to your floors. You’ll want to take special care of your sizable investment, so silk rugs should not be exposed to moist or damp environments, and are best suited when statically placed on your floor, or even on your wall, as a tapestry. LuxeDecor carries an extensive selection of silk rugs for sale so that you can bring fashion forward style and comfort to any space.
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