Traditional Rugs: your source in Birmingham, Alabama
Traditional Rugs are grounded in classic design with newer styles still inspired by antique oriental rugs. These rugs tend to be more saturated in color mainly rich reds and blues. In recent years neutral tones of gray and brown in traditional patterns have experienced immense popularity.
New or reproduction styles have a timeless appeal with colors reflecting an updated palette. Antique versions display a rich history of craftsmanship and are one-of-a-kind. Traditional rugs work well in classic interiors featuring antiques as well as transitional spaces where a mix of old and new is the desired look.
Common wool pile styles include: Heriz, Serapi, Tabriz and Kashan rugs. An interesting fact about these rugs is the names identify the region where the rug is produced. Flatwoven styles include Soumak, Kilim and Dhurrie rugs which are versatile and great for layering. These styles are also reversible which makes them perfect for high traffic areas. For help finding the right Traditional Rug in Birmingham, AL, stop by Eighteenth Street Orientals today and prepare to be inspired.