Sewn with precision and artistry, the traditional Oriental rug is renowned for its beauty, design, and durability. Oriental rugs offer a sense of warmth to any room in your home. They have been prized for centuries for their craftsmanship and enduring durability. These are beautiful, classic pieces that will invigorate any foyer or living space in your home.
The Oriental rug is a work of art that is made both to stand up under heavy foot traffic and serve as one’s first impression upon entering the house. The colors and designs of the Oriental area rug have been interwoven as a reflection of the culture, religion, and history of its country of origin. They are an important part of the home and are meant to be treasured for generations. There are many different types you can choose from.
Oriental Rugs can come in all manner of colors, sizes, shapes, and designs. These rugs vary greatly from region to region; a far-flung region, like Afghanistan, will have unique oriental rugs with pools of color in their design while a region like Iran will offer intricate weaving and detailed patterns.
You can find an oriental rug in about any color: Green oriental rugs are widely appreciated for this color is not very common. To the Persians, green is a holy color associated with the Prophet Mohammed. Weavers used the color green very carefully, only in places of the rug that would not be stepped on, such as the corners. Besides, early writings indicate green rugs were most frequently owned by those who served as prominent religious figures.
Historically, carpets have been made with wool and silk but today some people prefer synthetic fibers over natural materials for their durability and lack of upkeep—these are known as polyester rugs. Would you like Magic Rugs to help you find the Oriental rug of your dreams?