Surprisingly not all oriental rugs have pile and even more modern designs appropriately called flatweaves share this type of technique. Flatweaving was actually the first type of rug making ever produced and in many areas this was the only type of rug available. Tapestry constructions used for centuries now fashion many styles of kilims, druggets and dhurries from Iran, Turkey, China and India. Dhurries in particular have a coarse but even texture being related to the hand weaving of American Indians still in practice today. For the discerning buyer our hand knotted Druggets are more specialized and incorporate a luxury blend of wool and viscose fibre or artificial silk producing a heavier more refined finish.
Many of our Indian Dhurries are Caribbean inspired and exhibit exotic colours for modern living. You may also prefer our more cultured selection in traditional designs utilizing earthy hues that can be positioned in almost any area in the home. A selection of handpicked Tribal and trendy Geometric designs compliment the range in an exciting combination of designer colours.
These enchanting handmade Indian Dhurries and Druggets are a lively embodiment of an ancient weaving art and are reversible for exceptional durablity. The secret beneath their whimsical appeal is the refined flatweave finish and careful execution making them a rare find indeed. Dhurries have enjoyed great popularity in recent years because of their relatively low price and versatility being easily moved to different locations. Discover more and be pleasantly surprised at our Canberra showroom.