Hand knotted Rugs are by and large made in Cut pile but loop pile can also be made. The dexterous craftsmen infuse charisma and magnificence in the yarns as they slog to craft these high end carpets. Moreover, these can also be commissioned as per the requirements of customers.
Hand knotting method involves stretching of warp threads on the loom. And it is then followed by the knotting of the pile. The weft thread is subsequently introduced. Later on, the pile is trimmed. Excellent Quality hand knotted carpets are recognized by their tight knots, neat and short pile.
When you purchase a hand-knotted carpet, it implies that an accomplished and experienced weaver in isolation tied every knot, thus producing an exceptional handmade rug. This is exactly what makes these hand-knotted carpets so unique and much more costly than all other varieties of area rugs.
There is dissimilarity in density of knots in each square inch (50 – 160 knots per inch is the usual count, 400knots per square inch is noteworthy) and for that reason it can take more than a year for one carpet weaver to finish a 9×12 rug.
Hand-knotted rugs can tolerate high traffic and will only begin to wear out after many years of use- could be twenty years or more. High traffic areas would be hallways, foyer areas, family lounge and entrance way. Lesser traffic areas would include the dining-space and home office. Bedrooms and formal living room are included in the lowest traffic areas. These deftly Hand knotted Indian rugs are beyond doubt the Indian trademark!