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Surya Rug Manufacturer Shows Commitment to Indian Workforce

Surya rugs are no longer simply a stylish choice in floor coverings. Now the company also serves as a demonstration of social responsibility, as well. According to a recent article in Furniture Today, Surya has teamed up with Project Mala in order to provide educational opportunities to the children of weavers in Northern India, where Surya’s factories are located.

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Karastan Sale Days are Here

From now through November 11th, 2013, Karastan is offering special prices on their carpets and area rugs. This is a great deal for anyone looking for a quality rug. Shopping always brings a tension between buying the best and getting the best price. This sale is a chance to get both at once – an opportunity that only comes twice a year. At Area Rugs Club during National Karastan Month Sale you also get free shipping in continental USA as well as free padding for all Karastan orders.

The Poot – Documentary

Here is what Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s website says about this 42 minute documentary: “In this pure visual treat, stunning cinematography and an ambient soundscape come together to celebrate handmade work in an age of mass-production.”

Karastan Rugs Showcased at Greenspiration Home

Beautiful Karastan rugs, four of them, are featured in the Greenspiration Home, which was open to visitors during the High Point Market in April.
All these area rugs are woven in nearby Eden, NC, of 100% high quality New Zealand wool, a renewable resource produced using farming techniques that carefully preserve the health and beauty of the land for future generations.

Sphinx by Oriental Weavers to Cut Prices

Once the reduced exporting costs came into play, Oriental Weavers seized the opportunity to reduce prices as incentive to buyers. The use of polypropylene in rugs has grown significantly over the past eleven years. Polypropylene does not absorb water and is extremely resistant to stains, fading, moisture, and bacteria.

Karastan Rugs win the Magnificent Carpet Award

America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards is equivalent of Hollywood Oscar awards for the Area Rugs Industry and is sponsored by Architectural Digest magazine and hosted by both Architectural Digest and AmericasMart Atlanta.
The awards were presented to Karastan representatives at a ceremony held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA.