Rugs come in all
shapes, sizes, colors, fabrics and designs. The price of a rug may be
determined by the rug’s origin, whether it’s handmade, its
materials and the intricacy of its design.
This sampling of
rugs shows the wide variety of offerings available.
Rosy Chic Rug
machine-made from a blend of materials: Sixty percent wool, 28 percent
acrylic, 9 percent nylon and 3 percent other fibers. The backing is
100 percent cotton. On top, there are intricate appliquéd roses.
Starts at $379 for the 4-by-6-foot rug at http://www.landofnod.com.
hand-woven rug made in India using hand-spun silk, which was overdyed
in azure and navy. This is a one-of-a-kind item, so each rug ordered
will have unique variations. $15,400 for the 8-foot-9-inch by
12-foot-2-inch rug at http://www.abchome.com.
Mediterranean Blue/Winter White Rug
handmade wool rug was flat woven and can be used indoors or outdoors.
It comes with a limited one-year warranty. Starts at $64.80 for the
2-by-3-foot rug at http://www.wayfair.com.
It looks like a
real hide, but this is hand-tufted out of pure wool and hand-printed,
then luster washed so it has a silky feel. The backing is made out of
recycled fabric with synthetic latex adhesive. Starts at $449 for the
3-by-5-foot rug at http://www.potterybarn.com.
Hemmed Jute Rug
designed to be durable and are made in the United States and in China
out of natural jute, which is strong and resilient while soft to the
touch. It’s a minimalist look, which works well in a dining room,
living room, hallway (it’s available in a runner size) or bedroom.
Starts at $39 for the 2-by-3-foot rug at http://www.thecompanystore.com.
Taupe Shag Rug
acrylic shag rug has a canvas backing. While it sheds initially, the
shedding should taper. $244.99 for the 6-by-9-foot rug at http://www.overstock.com.