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Importance of Carpets, their Types and Pricing in Indian Market

Carpets play an important role in home décor furnishing everywhere. Carpets are with no doubt one of the most important factors that can make a room look improved and attractive. Using carpets can change the entire appearance and impression of a room instantly. Carpets provide great warmth and a touch of coziness to the room. Smart use of good carpets can make a dull room look lively and fresh. That is the reason carpets find a special place in all the home furnishing storeswithout any doubt.

Carpet in India

Buy Rug in Velvet and BrocadeCarpets were brought to India by the Mugals and carpet industry is one of the oldest industries in India. As time passed, more people adapted carpet weaving and it has slowly developed to a large industry in the northern parts of India. Several historical factors and the availability of raw materials for carpets made a few centers famous for carpet making; Agra, Jammu and Kashmir and Bhadohi tops the list. In the recent decades, we saw emergence of many other carpet manufacturing centers in North India.

Over the years, Indian carpet markets have grown by leaps and bounds; and it has seen the emergence of major carpet manufacturing hubs like Agra and Mirzapur centers in Uttar Pradesh, Bikaner-Jaipur belt in Rajasthan, Kashmir belt and Panipat belt in Haryana

Over 90% of the carpets woven in India are exported as Indian carpets are renowned for their quality, vibrant colors and fine designs. Jodhaa also have variety of Carpets which are available Buy Carpet Online in India.

According to IBEF, in 2012-2013 the total exports of handmade carpets alone stood at a staggering US$ 1.08 Billion and the exports were made to more than 100 countries all over the world.

Types of carpets made in India

In India, there are seven types of carpets made by different carpet belts across the country. They are as follows.

Staple/synthetic carpets:

Floor Rug in VelvetThese carpets are made from synthetic fibers, unlike most other types of carpets produced in India. The purposes of these types of carpets are derived from its superior strength when compared to carpets made from natural fibers or yarn. These have various applications in textile industries, military purposes, industrial purposes and horticulture etc. Synthetic carpets are not very good for human health in general.

Pure silk carpets:

Made completely from silks, these carpets have allured and captured the imaginations of man from time immemorial. In most carpet belts, manufacturing and weaving silk carpets is a family business where the secrets and techniques are transferred from one generation to the following ones.They are great for home décor furnishing purposes.

GABBE Woolen Carpets:

Primarily and largely produced in the Bhadohi-Mirzapur regions of Uttar Pradesh, GABBE Woolen Carpets follow indigenous and unique tradition of various tribal patterns which are very antique and elegant. The unique weaving and coloring techniques make these carpets one of the most sought after and costliest carpets that is available in India as of now. Though exact compositions of the fibers are unknown, they are generally made of 25% cotton and 75% wool.

Tufted woolen carpets:

These types of carpets can be made by hand or by machine. Inexpert eyes cannot differentiate among the two. These types of rugs can be made pretty easily making it one of the largely produced and exported carpets in India. The carpets tend to vary in color, designs and the patterns that are used on them, to provide unique and wonderful feel wherever they are used for home décor furnishing. Tufted woolen carpets are also one of the best looking carpets out there.

Hand-made woolen durries:

These type of carpets are made from the finest wool making it look better and beautiful. In India, the tradition of making carpets by human hands results in highest quality and superfine feel. These can be made only by the finest carpet weavers in the inlands of India.These carpets are made in special designs and unique patterns according to the requirements of the clients. These can be bought from home furnishing stores in India and are renowned for its premium feel and durability.

Wool Chain Stitch Rugs:

These types of rugs are made by loosely twisting the yarn on cotton or linen based materials.Wool Chain Stitchrugs are very famous and they are featured in various museum and exhibits around the world. Rotating from the center, the rows of this type of rugs create solid and stylish patterns making a clear embossed feeling to add different textures.

Hand-knotted woolen carpets:

Well-liked for its elegant style and unique craftsmanship, these type of carpets are adored all around the world. There are many carpet manufacturers who offer customized carpets for clients as they require.

Pricing of carpets in India

Pricing of carpets in India is competitive than anywhere else. With rich tradition of manufacturing carpets and rugs for centuries, Indian carpets and rugs have great demand in the international markets. The Carpet Export Promotion Council makes every effort to make sure that the demand stays at adequate rate to make sure that Indian carpet industry can fight the competition from other countries effectively. Buy Carpet Online at best price from our Jodhaa Store.


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