NATURAL FIBRE RUGS ARE THE IDEAL DÉCOR ACCESSORY, BUT YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR MATERIAL FIRST.
If you’re decorating your home or simply looking for a nice rug to cover the floor in winter, natural fibre rugs are making a big comeback. Made from plants and reeds, the fibres are hardy and when dried and treated, they’re woven into some of the most comfortable and stylish floor coverings around.
Sisal, coir, jute and sea grass are the most popular fibre rugs, and each play parts as functional mats and rugs in households with kids and pets, as well as complementing décor. Eco-friendly and stylish, they’re great for cosy, modern, classic and trending interiors. You can opt for a rug or wall-to-wall carpeting, either way you can’t go wrong with natural fibre.
Made from the Agave Plant, sisal is considered the most durable of all the natural fibres. The plant is dried, treated and woven to create a thick thread that is then used to make some of the finest interior and exterior rugs.
Sisal is not recommended for use in the bathroom or kitchen because moisture causes this material to shrink. It can be dyed and fitted with an underlay, making it the perfect carpet or rug to complement your décor.
Created from coconut fibre taken from the coconut husk, coir is a naturally elastic-type fibre that is also rather strong and ideal for decorative purposes. Naturally golden in colour, these fibres add a rustic appeal to most settings.
The coconut husk is soaked for a long time before it is washed and dried. 100% Organic, coir is mould and moisture resistant, making it the perfect rug for the kitchen or bathroom.
A soft material that is a popular alternative to the other natural rugs made of harder fibres. Hand spun and woven, any imperfections in the grass add to the character of this beautiful material.