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Born out of Turkey, overdyeing is a practice of re-using and re-purposing, bringing vitality to rugs that are faded, worn, or unloved with the times. Each rug seeps into the foundation of the home, adding a touch of history in elegance.
Distressed rugs for a contemporary home
If you thought that antique rugs are for traditional homes only, then you probably haven’t been introduced to the brand new trend of distressed rugs yet. The trend of old, antique rugs being given a fantastic makeover while retaining the patterns and colors of these gorgeous rugs. This is why distressed carpets have become such a huge rave for homeowners and interior designers. Not only does the process of overdyeing a vintage rugs give it a new lease of life, but it also adds a splash of vibrant color while exuding the inevitable charm of the original handcrafted piece of art that an antique rug is. The pleasantly worn appearance of distressed area rugs tells the story of where it came from and its historic connections. The patina of age on distressed rugs exudes an incomparable feeling of history which adds warmth to even a modern space. This is exactly why Jaipur Rugs’ UAE collection of distressed modern rugs has graced urban, contemporary homes around the world, fitting into each modern decor setting seamlessly.
Why you should opt for distressed rugs
There are endless reasons why your home should be adorned with distressed modern rugs. Not only are they bewitchingly beautiful, but these carpets are sustainable and handmade! The distressed carpets trend represents a crossover between fashion and home decor. How? It’s just how people like their jeans to ‘lived in’ with its unique vintage appeal wherein the faded and worn textile is celebrated instead of being looked down upon. When it comes to distressed rugs, its journey started back in Turkey wherein some of the best vintage rugs can be found. The distressed area carpets are now back in trend as the world embraces the art of upcycling, re-suing, and repurposing old but beautiful objects instead of throwing them away. Hence, distressed rugs are also finding a lot of favor amidst sustainability enthusiasts.
When styling your room with distressed rugs, treat it like the work of art it truly is. If you have a minimalist environment dominated mostly by neutral colors, a distressed carpet can act as an eye-catching centerpiece that stands out as well as brings together the decor elements in the room. However, if you are placing a distressed rug in a room that is already punctuated by a lot of colors, choose one that carefully sets off the tones of the decor and the furnishings.
Why choose Jaipur Rugs to buy distressed rugs
Our handwoven and handcrafted rugs are made in India by skilled artisans spread across multiple villages which were once under the clutches of poverty and misery. These villages now celebrate and uphold the age-old craft of rug weaving by hand, and these artisans act as the vanguards of this ancient practice. By connecting these artisans directly to customers worldwide, Jaipur Rugs gives them a global platform for their work, something their skills rightfully deserve.