Just imagine the setting....a bright sunny afternoon, a barbeque with family and friends, on your favorite lounge chair or poolside by the veranda. Whatever setting you choose during the hot days of summer, soak in outdoor design with outdoor rugs. Why keep the comfort inside when you can bring it outside? Make your outdoor area an extension of your home with Recife rugs. I was delighted to find a huge color selection of outdoor area rugs and many designs to match any decor you may have. Before you know it, you will be doing all your entertaining outside during these hot summer days and nights. Something I love to do!
How can you tell a hand knotted rug from other types? Easy. Take a look at the back. Go to the rug, flip a corner and check out the back of the rug, it should show the same clear pattern as the front. Another way to tell is to trust the store or online site you are purchasing from. There are several reasons why a hand knotted rug is typically more expensive than other hand made rugs. Hand knotted area rug designs are more intricate and use the most labor intensive rug weaving process today. Typically, hand knotted area rugs have a more defined and distinctive design than a hand tufted or machine made area rug because of the way they are made. Let me help you understand. 1. First, an artist draws the rug's full-scale design on a special graph paper. 2. Each square on the paper represents a "knot" of the rug. 3. Once the design is drafted, the rug is placed on a frame, called a "loom". 4. Columns of thread are stretched vertically (referred to