Acrylic is a synthetic material that can be blended with other fibers to produce a rug that has the look and feel of a wool rug, but is far less expensive. Acrylic area rugs resist static and mildew as well as prevent fading, staining, and even sun damage. They are often used in bathrooms due [...]


Wool is the main component of higher quality pile area rugs and is the most common material for rugs. Most wool comes from sheep, but it can also come from llamas, goats, or alpaca. Wool is a pliant material with greater durability than synthetic material, while remaining soft to touch. Wool’s porous composition accepts dyes [...]


Sisal is another natural fiber material that is widely used for producing rugs. It is extracted from the leaves of the Agave Sisalana plant and is often referred to as grass hemp. This biodegradable plant, like bamboo and hemp, can be cultivated without chemicals and is commonly grown in Brazil and Africa. Sisal has long, [...]


Silk has a soft, light texture which makes it an excellent material for intricately designed and elaborately patterned area rugs. Made of a natural protein fiber spun by silkworms or caterpillars, silk is five times stronger than steel and twice as strong as Kevlar. It is sleek to the touch and widely used for floor [...]


For a natural look, eco-friendly seagrass area rugs are an exceptional floor covering option. Seagrass comes from a tall plant found in wetlands areas. It is grown in China in paddies that are flooded with sea water. Seagrass is known for its durability and non-porous surface that gives it a naturally smooth texture. It possesses [...]


Bring texture and dimension to any space by adding a leather area rug. Leather rugs deliver a unique touch and distinctive signature to your décor. Low-traffic areas are perfect for these beautiful accents. The hand woven strands of soft leather add a modern style in various colors, patterns, and designs.  These natural rugs are flexible, [...]


Jute is a very popular material for area rugs and is able to be woven into a variety of attractive patterns that will fit into most rooms. Jute is made from stem fiber plants and comes mainly from India and China. These rugs are made from some of the softest natural materials available and look [...]


Hemp area rugs are attractive, simple, durable, and work excellently both in and outdoors. Hemp is a natural fiber made from the stalks of the cannabis plant. Hemp fiber is a renewable resource that is even stronger than cotton. These rugs have a naturally course texture, but will soften with time and actually become stronger as [...]


Cotton area rugs are versatile, light-weight, strong, and durable. Cotton rugs come in a multitude of color choices due to the fact that they can easily absorb and retain a wide variety of dyes. Cotton is a natural material harvested from the cotton ball or seedpod of the cotton plant. Cotton is soft to the [...]


The ban fiber, a native grass of India, offset with celery fibers of ban that translates into a texturally beautiful rug with exceptional durability. A great choice for high-traffic areas, ban area rugs add a luxurious touch to enhance your home décor.