Hand-knotted Original Silk Area Rugs
To explain you briefly these hand-knotted silk carpets and rugs are made in fine knots, mostly 324 knots (80% silk 20% cotton) & 576 knots (100% SILK) per sq inch, also named as silk on cotton, or silk-on-silk carpets.
These are also some different names allocated to these silk carpets. Some call Kashmir silk carpets, some kashmiri, many Cashmere, but please note that all these are same.
Hand-knotted artificial silk rugs
There are many names allotted to this kind of carpets, some says, art silk knotted carpets, some staple, some viscose, but please note that all these are same. This means if you have a carpet which shines, is soft, and looks like silk, but not silk carpets then these are artificial silk carpets.
Mostly knots of 125 knots per sq inch is the running quality in this segment, some of the designs are hereunder. You may see that these kind of carpets have always traditional and very heavy design, not open or modern designs…