Caravan’s modern rugs combine simple elegance and modern design with traditional craftsmanship to create chic collections of high-end, handmade area rugs. Our modern rugs are unique for our revolutionary designs and production methods, and reflect our commitment to exceptional standards of quality and beauty. Our designs range from subtle to surreal, with colors and shapes to complement and enhance any interior. Whether they are flat weave kilims, hand knotted, bamboo silk, or cut and looped, each of our modern rugs are made from natural fibers in compliance with our superior design specifications and standard of excellence.
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Bamboo silk may not be as widely known as materials like wool and linen when discussing top-quality, luxurious rug textiles. Yet, Bamboo Silk has many benefits and is quickly becoming the best kept secret in the modern rug industry. From its eco-friendly harvesting and sustainability, to its natural sheen and luster, bamboo silk can make a gorgeous rug on its own, or blend with wool to create a unique appearance. For those with allergies, Bamboo Silk is a lovely alternative to traditional wool in the home. Find out more.
Hemp is not a new material or fabric to American soil. In fact, our Founding Fathers loved the stuff, and the very first American flag was made from hemp fabric. Nowadays, hemp is making appearances all over, from food to clothing to hemp rugs for the home. With its durability yet softness, it’s natural sheen and anti-mildew or rot properties, and its biodegradable, eco-friendly nature, it is no wonder the rug industry is also getting a big healthy serving of nature’s super fiber. Learn More.
Kilims are flat-woven rugs following techniques established centuries ago. Kilims are crafted and designed to simply tell a story. With their geometric designs and hi-tone colors, these tribal rugs are now being used more than ever to add character to modern interiors. The simplicity and free form shapes, geometric motifs, and vivid color palettes complement the clean lines and and modern decor of contemporary homes. This juxtaposition of tribal with ultra-modern decor is compelling.
Nepal has a long history and tradition of weaving, as writing from ancient travelers and traders describe the exceptional quality of the blankets and clothing of the people living in the Himalayas. Since the second century AD, textile weaving in Nepal was influenced by India. Great changes came to the market of production of rugs in Nepal in 1959 from the massive influx of Tibetan refugees. Although the Nepalese people had been weaving for centuries with their own traditional practices, a significant increase in demand for their unique handmade carpets occurred when Western Europe turned their gaze toward Nepal to help the refugees. This brought attention to the Tibetan Knotting System. Learn More.