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Materials Used In Handmade Rugs

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Materials Used In Handmade Rugs

Handmade rugs are made from five basic materials such as; sheep wool, goat hair, cotton, floss silk and silk. SHEEP WOOL The quality of the wool varies according to the climate, the breed of sheep and the time of year of the shearing. Wool from sheep that live in warm and arid regions is normally dry and brittle and since it breaks so easily, it ends up being short and looks lifeless. Good quality wool comes from healthy and well fed sheep found in cold regions or at high elevations with good grazing lands and lots of water. In the...

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