MATERIAL
A carpet can be made using different materials like Wool, Cotton, Leather, Jute, etc. All these materials have different properties and features that give a carpet its identity.

1. Wool

  • • Carpet made of wool are resistant to wear and tear and can look like new for years.
  • • Give warmth to the room and also absorb moisture up to 40% of their weight.
  • • Extremely soft and comfortable to walk on.
  • • Reflect light in different directions and hence are not very shiny.
  • • Prevent accumulation of static electricity.

2. Cotton

  • • Cotton carpets hold their shape well and do not get disfigured easily.
  • • They are cheaper than wool and silk carpets.
  • • Cotton as a fabric has ‘breathing’ property. It absorbs and releases moisture quickly.
  • • Easy to clean and washable. They also have low drying time.
  • • Soft on touch and comfortable to walk on.

3. Leather/ Natural Hide

  • • Natural hide or animal skin is used.
  • • They are sturdy and have a long life.
  • • Look very rich and sophisticated. They make any room look luxurious and are good at emphasizing the social status of any owner.
  • • Soft on touch and are stain resistant.

4. Jute

  • • Jute carpets are environment friendly due to their recyclable nature.
  • • They are sturdy and stain resistant.
  • • Due to low cost of fabrication, these carpets are cheaper.

5. Viscose

  • • Ideally mimics natural silks and provides a cheaper alternative of Silk carpets.
  • • These carpets acquire polish with ease and preserve their texture and color for a long time.
  • • Soft and rich feel with a shiny texture. They look bright and colorful.
  • • Pile doesn’t get tramples under weight and regains its shape quickly.

6. Silk

  • • Silk gives a very shiny and lustrous look to carpets.
  • • Look elegant and have a distinctive high gloss shine.
  • • They have an incredible natural property displaying different colors when viewed from different angles.
  • • No allergies associated with silk.
  • • In spite of its delicate and fragile appearance, they are very sturdy and reliable.
  • • Light weight and resistant to shrinkage, surface abrasion and fracture.

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