What Separates A Hand-Woven Rug From A Machine-Made Rug?
- Even, consistent patterns featured on both the front and back of a rug. Machine-woven rugs often feature a pattern-break, while handwoven luxury rugs are carefully woven. When looking to see if a rug is handwoven, authentic handmade rugs feature deeper levels of dye and more noticable patterns on the underside. Machine-woven rugs are often much more basic in terms of both weave pattern and color when turned over.
- Thick, firmly-rooted fringe knots of various sizes. The fringe on machine-made rugs is usually glued on or individually woven, while authentic Oriental rugs feature durable and consistent weaving throughout. Check the fringe of a rug to see whether it is consistently applied and tightly knotted. If you can see that it is loose or part of a standard "end-piece", you can quickly tell that your Oriental rug is not an authentic, handwoven area rug, but rather a mass-produced, machine-made rug.
- The materials used in the rug. Authentic, handwoven rugs are made out of durable, yet luxurious materials like organic cotton and silk, while machine-made rugs are generally made out of polyester and similar materials. While these fibers may be less expensive and easier to source, they will not last anywhere near as long as a hand-crafted rug made with premium materials. Think of buying a rug like buying a pair of shoes: would you rather pay more money up-front and have a product that will last longer, or save some money today but know you will need a new rug in a few years?
Below are some examples of our handwoven rugs in St. Charles:
There are multiple different types of genuine, handwoven rugs featured in the Rugs By Saga luxury rug showroom in St. Charles, MO, like Indian rugs and Pakistani rugs. Rugs have been produced for thousands of years by master craftsmen all across Asia. The unique history, culture, and heritage of each country is reflected in the pattern of its carpets. No two area rugs are exactly alike, and our rug experts are here to introduce you to the exciting world of imported, handmade area rugs. Below are a few examples of authentic handwoven rugs on display in our rug store in St. Charles:
Come Check Out Our Handwoven Rug Outlet in St. Charles Today
Oriental rugs can transform the look and feel of a space and add a sense of timeless beauty and class. If you are in the market for a handwoven rug, Rugs By Saga is the premier handwoven rug store in St. Charles, MO. Our genuine, first-class handwoven rugs are proven to last for years with the right care and are certain to enliven your den, office, or whatever space they are placed in.
The experienced St. Charles rug dealers at Rugs by Saga are ready to take you through every step of identifying and buying an imported, handwoven area rug. We know that buying an imported rug is an investment and that you want to find the precise, correct rug for your house. We offer free in-home consultations to get a feel for your decor and to see what would be the best fit for you. In addition, you can try out one or more rugs that you like in your home to experience how it would fit in with your current surroundings. Once you have decided on a handwoven rug, we offer all our St. Charles customers free delivery and installation, and give them complete carpet-care advice so that their imported rug will be a valued addition to their home for years to come.
Are you not certain about what rug will work best for you? Our rug specialists are passionate about finding the best handwoven rugs for each clients' space and will go above and beyond to find the perfect handwoven rug in St. Charles for your living room, office, or bedroom. If you are interested in finding out about our handwoven rug store in St. Charles, MO, or want to schedule a private consultation with our in-house rug specialists, call (636) 227-8555 or contact Rugs By Saga today.