Being familiar with area rug construction also helps you understand and evaluate performance aspects: why certain rugs wear better and longer. Understanding how area rugs are created helps you better determine rug value and keep you inside the borders of your budget.
Elements that tie any handmade rug together
Three major techniques: pile weave, flat weave and hand-tufted
Asymmetrical (Persian or Senneh) Knot:
Symmetrical (Turkish or Ghiorde) Knot: