Welcome to our Area Rugs Showcase, featuring exceptional designs from artisans throughout the world.
Beautiful and practical, each is an exquisite work of art - favorite styles include the wool rugs, sisal rugs, jute rugs and alpaca wool area rugs.
"My biggest challenge is to bring you my designs, show you my colors and tell you about our history, of which I feel very proud."
"I was born on 27 September, 1972 in Ayacucho. Weaving runs through my veins. I grew up amid looms and wefts since my family has been dedicated to weaving for several generations. I used to help my parents in the little rustic workshop they used to have. We faced a lot of hardships, but we managed to pull through. I had to work in other workshops, which actually made me learn more about different details and such.
"Now I have my own family and in 1980 I opened my own workshop, but I constantly remember how it was learning from my parents. They made me the man I am today, confident of what I can do with my own hands.
"My art requires dedication. I am inspired by Inca colors and patterns and I work with natural wool. I am motivated by a desire to show the whole wide world our Peruvian culture. I want people to get to know about the quality of life in our villages through our art, designs, culture and the richness of our creations.
"My biggest challenge is to bring you my designs, show you my colors and tell you about our history, of which I feel very proud. I have a deep love for my people, so now I feel responsible of offering you products of the highest quality. Each piece I weave carries the best of me for you. Gracias! "
A work of splendid elegance, this wool rug celebrates the art of the Zapotec people. Mario Chavez weaves a magnificent piece as he works on a traditional pedal loom with threads previously dyed with natural colorants.
Splendidly woven by hand, this radiant rug conveys the warmth of the Mexican sun. Mario Chávez works in virgin wool to created intricate geometric motifs. Their symmetry and beauty are astonishing. Titled "Diamante" in Spanish.
Stars twinkle in a dark ochre sky, each one shining with dazzling color. Sunbursts flank the central motifs, and concentric diamonds point to the four cardinal directions. Expertly hand-woven by Cerapio Vallejo, this generous accent rug will be a focal....read more
Geometry is transformed into a naïf artistry that shapes captivating images and patterns. Stars, stripes and arrows appear on this handwoven cotton rug from India's Mahmood. Similar to a classic dhurrie, this rug features a palette of bright colors that....read more
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