Hand Woven Nepal Rugs
“Hand woven rugs are the treasured items of the rug world.”
and knotted rugs from Nepal are intricate and high quality. Pure silk rugs are known for suppleness, softness and fine workmanship. Silk rugs are tightly handwoven with 500 or more knots.
A real silk rug has silk fringes as part of an extension of the rug’s structure, not sewn on to the ends of the rug. Silk is produced from the cocoon of the silkworm. Silk fibers when saturated with colors, show a luxurious translucent luster.
Silk has high tensile strength; a single silk fiber wound into with a diameter of a pencil could lift an aircraft.