hand knotted rugs
At Modern Rugs UK we have the finest collection of luxurious hand knotted rugs available anywhere. Hand knotting is regarded as the best way to weave a rug or carpet in terms of quality and is a lengthy production process which requires a lot of skill. With big name brands including Brink & Campman, Calvin Klein and Wissenbach in a huge variety of both modern and traditional hand knotted designs. We have also added some premium shaggy rugs to this section of our website. You can use our handy colour search option or browse our hand knotted rug collections below. Many are available in extra large sizes up to 300 x 400cm and can also be made to your custom measurements.
Hand knotted rugs are usually made with a wool pile. The quality of the wool used has an effect on both the feel and durability of the finished rug. The higher quality the wool the longer the rug will keep its appearence meaning you will get more years of wear as weel as a better quality look and feel. New Zealand wool is one of the finest qualities of wool to use in capets and rugs. The number of knotts per square meter is also another very important indicator of the quality of a hand knotted rug. The more knotts the better the quality and the more defined the pattern in the rug. Most hand knotted rugs usually come from the middle east or far east where some of the worlds most skilled rug weavers can be found. Nepal is one of the most famous countries for producing this style of carpet. Buying a hand knotted carpet is often regarded as an investment as some of the finest examples can actually increase in value over time and become very sought after by collectors.