Silk rugs are beautiful, unique decorative accents that have been manufactured for centuries all over the world. Silk is a natural protein fiber that is produced by tiny silkworms and there is evidence that people in China and India were harvesting the silk from these worms as early as 2600 BCE for use in rugs and other luxurious textiles. Check out MadeHow to learn more about silk.
Silk floor rugs are one of the most luxurious pieces of décor you can place in your home. They are soft, beautiful, lightweight, and can be easily combined with other types of material including wool. Silk has a soft, smooth texture that is not slippery, unlike many synthetic fibers. At PlushRugs, we offer a wide selection of silk rugs sure to fit any decorating scheme. Browse our collection today, we have many sizes, colors, and shapes to choose from. Once you find the perfect one for your home, you can take advantage of our free shipping and satisfaction guarantee by ordering it safely and securely.
While silk may not be the most stain resistant material, studies have shown that it is very durable. Certain, silks have been shown to be twice as strong as Kevlar and even five times as strong as steel. When stains do occur, silk rugs can be successfully cleaned at home, provided that the stain is not allowed to set. Blot excess liquid with a clean, absorbent cloth and then blot the stain with water or club soda until it is gone. Silk area rugs that are combined with durable, stain resistant materials like wool are much easier to clean while still retaining the beauty and unique look of rugs made out of one hundred percent silk.
Because silk rugs are generally more expensive than rugs made of other materials, silk area rugs are commonly hung as wall art in many homes, but whether you choose to hang your rug or use it as a floor covering, PlushRugs has a wide selection of affordable silk rugs that will work with any decorating budget. It is also good to consider that if kept in good condition, a silk area rug is an investment that is sure to appreciate in value.