Plush in appearance, smooth to touch and with a delicate sheen, silk constitutes to be a captivating fiber from centuries! Known for its rich characteristics-High lustre, softness, luxurious feel, strength, susceptibility to moths, Silk is an ideal yarn for carpet weaving! Its rightly said “Silk Carpets are nothing short of a statement piece or a signature style that add a character to any space they adorn!” Silk carpets are chiefly produced in India, Turkey and China. If we talk about texture, Carpets made from silk are incredibly soft and lavish.
Can be dyed easily into a wide palette of colours: Silk has a very good absorbing feature (being an animal/ protein fibre) and thus shows much better colorant uptake and also colour fastness of dyes. Furthermore, it is more hard-wearing than any other fibre.
Lustrous and opulent in appearance: In terms of appearance: silk carpets have the utmost lustre and are the ultimate choice in terms of opulence, elegance and quality. Most luxurious yarns are used in the manufacture of these high end Silk carpets and rugs.
Bespoken patterns: Silk carpets and rugs are usually customized and can be provided as wall to wall carpets or just loosely laid out rugs of any size, shape and any possible colour. Silk wares are the most magnificent ones, whether they are plain and in light colour tones or worked in exquisite patterns and different hues or alternatively crafted as per bespoken designs.
Can easily be combined with other fibres: The lustre and exclusive feel of silk can be combined with many other fibers to establish elasticity and bounce. For the simple reason that silk is expensive, the silk fibres are often blended with wool. These two fibres make a charming blend in both aesthetic appeal and functional ability.
Worth the Price: You can go over your budget while buying a silk rug. However, when you speculate about sturdiness, charismatic appeal and investment, it is in fact worth to purchase one.