What is a Jute Rug & Should I buy one?

What is a Jute Rug & Should I buy one?

October 28, 2017

Jute is a long, soft plant fibre that is spun into strong threads. Jute grass it native to India and can grow to 10-12 feet high. As well as being used in the creation of colorful rugs, the diverse and durable material of Jute makes it the perfect material for sacks, bags, and furniture. Jute fibres are also used to make twines and rough cords.

Jute Rugs date back to the very origins of rug weaving and ‘more recently’ have been incredibly popular since the 17th century across the British Empire. Jute's success in rugs can be attributed to the fact that Jute is exceptional at taking and holding brilliant dyes and colors – allowing the creation of unique and colorful rugs. There has been Jute Rugs found which date back thousands of years.

Jute Rugs are popular all over the home, their intricate and colorful designs make them popular choices to inject color into living rooms and bedrooms. Their incredibly hard wearing nature also means that they are great when used in high traffic areas, such as hallways and entrances. They are also popular with families, as a completely natural product – they are completely safe to both children and pets.

At Eyes of India, all of our Jute Rugs are handmade by artisans. Our may styles of Jute Rugs are incredibly popular, both combine brilliant, bright designs with one of the world's greatest natural materials.

Round Colorful Natural Tan Jute

Jute Rugs in Your Home

If you are looking for an immediate injection of color into your room, then a Jute Rug is right for you. Jute rugs are also pretty much maintenance free, simply vacuum whenever you normally vacuum your home. It is worth bearing in mind however, that because these rugs are made from natural materials – use in damp rooms such as bathrooms is best avoided. Otherwise, they will provide years of faithful service.

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