Identifying the Origin of Oriental Rugs

When it comes to home decoration, rugs can be indispensable. Changing trends in interior design has brought various types of carpet on the market. Today, the carpet comes in many shapes, sizes, colors and different materials. With many options available, finding the best suitable carpet for your home will be a challenge. However, choosing a carpet for your home will be much easier if you are aware of different types of carpets available today.

Before getting into the different types of carpets available, let us have the knowledge of one of the most common carpet called the "Oriental Rugs". Oriental area carpets are available in different forms such as modern and antique. Antique rugs will be a great addition to a room with some antique furniture. It should be noted that many countries produce oriental rugs based on their traditional designs.  

1. Persian Rug

Many people think that the term oriental rugs means "Persian carpet" because, Persian rugs are very common and easier to identify. Persian carpet is famous because of its durability. In addition, it will be much beautiful Persian carpet from the carpet produced in other parts of the world.

2. India Oriental Rugs

Indian oriental rugs very popular on the side of the Persians. Most of oriental carpets sold in western countries are said to have originated from India. Indian carpets are handmade and therefore would have the highest durability.  

3. Oriental Rugs from Turkey

With the first World War destroyed the Turkish carpet Turkish carpet industry is hard to find these days and hence highly priced. The industry has slowly started to regain its shape over the last few years. These rugs can be identified by a large traditional Turkish design with rich colors.