A skillful weaver can tie a knot in only 3 seconds, which means that a rug weaver ties nearly 6000 knots in a day with comfort. Hand-knotted carpets are considered to be the best among all other types of piles loop carpets and can last up to 20 years or more. Persian, Turkish and Tibetan knots are the most popular techniques used in the Varanasi-Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt.
These hand knotted rugs from india includes beautiful reproductions which are hand-tufted to create the same symmetrical knots used in the antique rugs in Shree Sai collection of hand knotted rugs. Made in India, the pure wool rugs in this collection recreate the design and quality made for the top end of the market to a broader base of customers with superior hand tufted quality
Hand-knotted carpets integrate current designs with the sustenance of communities. We bring weaver’s art directly to homes and deliver not just a carpet but the blessings of a family. These hand-knotted rugs are a labor of love.Their journey begins with sheep’s wool and ends with an eclectic hand-crafted carpet -an incredible heirloom for your home. A beautiful, casual, hand knotted range of rugs featuring a luxe tribal feel. Each piece is skillfully over dyed to create a vintage look. The rugs are soft with a sense of antiquity and luxury.
Depending on the type of knots made, the size of the wool strands, and how tightly the knots are tied and pounded down, this will determine the density and level of quality of a rug. For fine “oriental” rugs a high knot count (kpsi) indicates a superior quality rug. However, it is worth repeating, several different factors go into determining the quality of a rug, not just knot count.
Quality of wool, design, place of origin are just a few of the additional things to consider. The back of the rug reveals much about it’s quality.