Our Process

Rug Process

Our Process

Timelessness is one quality
that can't be rushed.

Our extended family of artisans in India draws on expertise cultivated over many generations, a beautiful heritage of craftsmanship that weaves its way into each rug. We are honored to play a small role in keeping these ancient skills alive, whilst bringing you a truly unique, soulful product whose variations speak of authenticity. No machine can truly replace the care and precision of the handmade.

Dyeing

Hand dyeing and sun drying add abundant texture and vibrancy to our yarn. Recipes are finessed by expert dye-masters through years of experience. For small batches, their tools are a fire, a stirring rod and a saucepan as the dye bath. Large batches use a hand-turned pole studded with hoops, off which the skeins are hung, dipping in and out of the cauldron of dye in a mesmerizing rhythm.

Spinning

Our fibers are spun using a variety of methods depending on the rug’s design requirements. In the last stages of yarn preparation, traditional hand-powered winders are often used to deftly guide armfuls of wool onto spindles, while our jute is wound by hand lengthways around a long and slender wooden bobbin, both destined for the loom.

Weaving

Our artisans work in an environment of joy, honor and respect, values which find their way into the very essence of each rug. Our weavers often work side by side on one loom or take turns to craft our flat-weave, hand-knotted and braided rugs. Every single weave and knot is done with intention, a special level of care that you won’t find in mass-produced goods.

Finishing

Hand finishing ensures each rug is as beautiful and well-made as it can be. Every edge and surface is given attention by our artisans, who skilfully scissor and stitch errant threads and the turnover at each end. This final pursuit of perfection delivers a rug that is almost flawless, yet rich with the personal touch and creative spirit of the hands that guided them.

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Samples

Are you a trade customer? Please order samples through your sales consultant

1

Choose up to three rug samples from the options.

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One of our design experts will be in touch to assist you.

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We’ll ship the samples within 1-2 business days, free of charge.

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You’ll have 10 business days to trial them in the comfort of home.

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Send the samples back to us in the pre-paid satchel provided.

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