By: Natural Home Rugs

Jute rugs are very attractive. They feel soft underfoot and create an elegant setting for your furniture groupings. The natural color of jute is a soft, shiny tan that goes well with just about any decor; however, because these rugs are made from a natural fiber, the color shades may vary.

Jute rugs are very attractive. They feel soft underfoot and create an elegant setting for your furniture groupings. The natural color of jute is a soft, shiny tan that goes well with just about any decor; however, because these rugs are made from a natural fiber, the color shades may vary. They come in a variety of weave patterns and are often bound with linen.

Jute is a coarse fiber that is often used in making fabrics such as gunny (sacking), burlap, and cordage. It is a particularly strong fiber that is uniquely suited to creating durable and beautiful area rugs. The production of jute fiber, primarily grown in the Far East, is second only to that of cotton worldwide.

Because it is a long, soft fiber, it can be spun into the coarse, yet strong, threads that go into the making of sturdy fabrics. While the green leaves of the jute plant are eaten in much of Africa, use of its fiber is one of the main reasons it is cultivated so extensively. Its fibers can be woven into curtains, carpets, burlap, and even chair coverings.

Jute is used in a wide variety of goods. Jute mats and prayer rugs are common in the East, as are jute-backed carpets. Jute-s single largest use, however, is in sacks and bags- those of finer quality being called burlap of Hessian. Although it is naturally a pale neutral brown, it can be bleached to create a very pale cream, or dyed and then woven, somewhat like a carpet, to create simple colored patterns.

Characteristics of Jute Rugs

* One of the finest and softest natural floor covering materials
* Color variation is a part of natural and beauty of jute rugs.
* Come in a variety of weave patterns and are often bound with linen

Jute Rugs - Recommendations

* Not recommended for areas with high moisture levels
* Do not steam clean or wet shampoo jute rugs

You will find jute area rugs that come with bindings in a variety of colors. In many cases, you can elect to order a custom carpet made to your size, weave, and binding specifications. Jute rugs can also be used outdoors, especially in covered areas such as porches, because they are naturally resistant to mold and mildew damage. Some of the styles you will find have slightly different patterns on top and bottom, which allows you to enjoy either side.

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We are pleased to offer you an extensive selection of quality rugs, both Modern and Traditional, in plain colors or patterned designs. We also supply Rugs made from Natural Fibers such as sisal, coir, seagrass, paper and bamboo. Compliment your rug with a border of your choice from our borders section. Give us a call today for your Rugs! Or visit us for a range of beautiful rugs at http://www.naturalhomerugs.com.

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Article was contributed by Natural Home Rugs - Best Value Collection Rugs at http://www.naturalhomerugs.com. Natural Home Rugs are the preferred choice of interior designers and homemakers across the nation of beautiful area rugs of many sizes.


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