How to Identify a Good Quality of Handmade Rug

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Handmade carpet is a very costly item which you cannot buy from every shop. purchasing a handmade carpet means spending a lot of money. Find the best ways to analyse the good quality handmade carpet.

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How to Identify a Good Quality of Handmade Rug

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Handmade carpet is a very exclusive item which you cannot buy from street-side shops. Buying a handmade carpet means spending a lot of money. Find the best ways to analyse the good quality handmade carpet.

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Material: Handmade carpets are woven in natural materials like pure New Zealand wool pure silk cotton jute viscose etc. If you want to check that the rug is made in pure silk or in artificial silk then pull a small thread from the rug and burn it will produce the smell of burnt hair. It means this is pure silk.

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Technique: Handmade rugs is woven in three types of techniques like hand knotted techniques hand tufted techniques and flat woven techniques. Traditional carpets are woven in hand-knotted techniques

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Pile and knots: Two more things you can examine in a handmade carpet are the “kno ts per inch KPI” and the length of the ru g’ s pile. Once you have determined how the rug was manufactured knowing the number of knots contained in a single square-inch can help you evaluate the manufacturing time period. Because handmade carpet takes minimum 3-12 months to weave depends on size of carpet

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Check the back of carpet: You can check the back part of carpet. If the carpet contains uniform piles it means this is not handmade because the handmade carpet cannot contain the uniform piles due to handmade.

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Check the color fastness: A handmade carpet contains fast color. If you want to check that it is a superior quality rug or not then rubs your hand on the carpet. If the carpet bleeds even a little bit it means this is not handmade carpet.

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