Find Traditional Rug Designs to Complement Your Home

Complete your home's interior decor with a mesmerizing traditional rug from Jaffe Rug Gallery. We carry hand-knotted rugs from India, Pakistan, Turkey, and other areas of the globe. Whether you are looking for antique or new rugs, light colored oushaks for that coastal decor or jewel-toned Persian designs for a more authentic traditional look, we have it all! Visit our gallery today!

Traditional rugs embody the essence of timeless design, rich color palettes, and authentic materials. With their classic aesthetics, harmonious colors, and genuine textures, these rugs seamlessly add depth and history to any space.

All the rugs shown below come in a variety of sizes or can be custom ordered. 
*This is just a sampling of rugs we have in our showroom and does not represent our entire inventory. 

Secrets of Traditional Rugs: Materials, Design, and Care Tips

Culture, history, and craftsmanship are the artful details of Jaffe Rug Gallery’s traditional styled rugs. Visit our showroom to see our collection of handmade oriental rugs, area rugs, and kilims. Through this article our expert will share the secrets of traditional rugs, including their materials, element of design, and tips for proper care. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a first-time buyer, we will help you discover the valuable beauty they can add to a space. Jaffe Rug Gallery is committed to providing our clients with the timeless elegance they deserve, through our high-quality materials to our exceptional customer service. 


Traditional Rugs: Tracing the Journey from Ancient Times to Modern Masterpieces

At Jaffe Rug Gallery, we are fascinated by the rich history and timeless beauty of traditional rugs. From their ancient origins in Asia to their modern-day masterpieces, traditional rugs have played an important role in the cultural and social life of many regions. Our collection of traditional rugs includes pieces from Persia, Turkey, India, Morocco, and beyond, each with its own unique history and artistic style. These rugs were originally made from natural materials such as wool, silk, and cotton and featured simple designs such as stripes and geometric shapes. Over time, the art of rug making became more sophisticated, with weavers developing intricate patterns and motifs that reflected their cultural traditions and artistic sensibilities. Jaffe Rug Gallery is proud to showcase the beauty and craftsmanship of traditional rugs and to help our clients appreciate the cultural significance of these timeless pieces.


The Art of Handmade Rugs: Features and Longevity of Traditional Pieces

Our collection of traditional rugs includes pieces from Persia, Turkey, India, and Morocco and are made from high-quality natural fibers including wool, silk, and cotton. Our weavers use a variety of knotting, weaving, and embroidery techniques to create intricate designs and patterns. These beautiful high-quality rugs have a proven history of being a generational treasure shared as a rite of passage. Let our team of experts help you explore the features and longevity of traditional rugs and find the right piece for you. 


The Beauty of Symmetry and Balance in Traditional Rug Design

Symmetry and balance are essential elements of traditional design. Weavers carefully choose and arrange geometric patterns, floral motifs, and medallions to create a sense of harmony in the rug. For example, Persian rugs often feature a central medallion surrounded by smaller motifs and borders, while Turkish rugs often incorporate bold geometric patterns and repeating motifs. Floral motifs are also common in traditional rug designs, with many rugs featuring delicate roses, tulips, and other flowers. These design elements not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of the rug but also carry symbolic or cultural significance, reflecting the artistic traditions and cultural heritage of the region of origin. 


Color Schemes in Traditional Rugs: Warm, Cool, Earthy Hues and Jewel Tones

Reds, oranges, yellows, blues, greens, and purples create distinct richness in traditional rugs, while earthy hues such as browns and beiges reflect the natural material. Deep hues of emerald, ruby, and sapphire add a sense of jewel toned opulence. Steeped in cultural significance the colors are often chosen for their symbolism. For example, Persian rugs known for the plunging reds symbolize devotion, zeal, and bravery, while the contrasting blue found in rugs from Turkey represent sky and water. Our skilled design experts will help you select a traditional rug that is sure to evoke confidence in any space. 

Beauty and Durability of Traditional Rugs: Understanding Wool, Silk, Cotton, and Jute Materials

Jaffe Rug Gallery selects the finest quality natural fibers to ensure durability. Wool is frequently favored, known for its longevity, the ultra-soft fiber allows the fibers to absorb the dyes thoroughly. Silk rugs are known for their shimmering softness. Cotton provides a sturdy base for wool or silk pile. Jute is used as a backing material in traditional rugs, providing additional stability and support. The choice of material depends on the type of rug being made, wool and silk being popular choices for sophisticated design and subtle nuances, while cotton and jute are often used for a more rural aesthetic. Our skilled personnel will help you select the perfect material that fits both your taste and needs. 


Exploring the Rich History of Traditional Rug Design: Persian, Turkish, Moroccan, Indian, and Chinese Styles 

Looking for a sophisticated botanical and angular design? Persian rugs often feature a central emblem surrounded by smaller ornamentation and borders. Looking for bold symmetry and vibrant shades? Turkish rugs may be the perfect fit with repeating themes like the "gul" or "elephant's foot." Moroccan rugs offer rural minimalism featuring geometric patterns and subdued colors. Indian rugs offer intricate designs and vibrant colors influenced by Mughal art and architecture. Unlock the mysteries of our ancient Chinese rug collection featuring mystical creatures. From the weaving techniques used to the symbolism behind each motif, traditional rugs offer a fascinating glimpse into the cultural traditions and values of their makers. Jaffe Rug Gallery will help you navigate the cultural wonders of rugs selecting the ideal carpet. 


Traditional Rugs: A Guide to Area, Runner, Accent, and Prayer Types

Jaffe Rug Gallery traditional rug offerings are centered around beautiful functionality. Our collection includes area rugs, runner rugs, accent rugs, and prayer rugs, each with its own distinctive features and purpose. The most common traditional rugs, Area rugs, are designed to encompass the flooring as a centerpiece acting as a foundation for the room's decor. Runner rugs are elongated carpets perfect for limited spaces such as hallways and stairs. Accent rugs are smaller used to weave pigmented hues into a space, these pops of color can delineate space. Looking for a new carpet for your spiritual practice? Our wide selection of prayer rugs includes a mihrab or a prayer alcove pointing towards the qibla. Our showroom specialist will help you balance functionality with your own personal style while considering the size and layout of your space.


Selecting the Perfect Fit: A Guide to Traditional Rug Sizes and Shapes for Any Space

Selecting the appropriate dimensions and shape of your traditional rug is vital for generating a unified symmetry in your space. Jaffe Rug Gallery’s collection of traditional rugs includes a broad spectrum of sizes and shapes to suit any room. The first step to rug selection is measuring your space. Looking for a traditional rug for the living room? We suggest a big area rug to act as a foundation for your décor and delineate space. If a bedroom rug is on your agenda, consider weaving a pop of color into your space with a smaller accent rug. Round rugs incorporate eye-catching elements in a square or rectangular space and establish a comfortable and intimate ambiance for seating areas. Rooms with limited space, such as hallways and staircases are ideal use for a runner. Our talented designers will install confidence as they help you select a rug that blends seamlessly with your needs and personal style while considering the right proportions and shape to augment your room. 


Find Your Perfect Traditional Rug at Jaffe Rug Gallery: Handmade Oriental, Kilim, Traditional, Flatweave & Area Rugs

At Jaffe Rug Gallery will help you find the ideal balance between color and design of traditional rug designed for diverse spaces. Whether you're looking for a daring, vibrant, carpet to add personality to a unassuming room or a minimalistic design to compliment current furnishings, we have the right choice for you.


Expert Care and Maintenance Guide: How to Keep Your Traditional Rug Looking Beautiful for Years to Come

Jaffe Rug Gallery comprehends the significance of maintaining your investment in your traditional rugs to assure their long-term durability. Consistent attentiveness and professional cleaning are essential to keep your traditional rug new. Do not clean your rug with Strong chemical solutions or rough cleaning agents capable of harming the integrity of the fibers. Instead, use a delicate uncolored material to quickly soak up any spills or stains by gently pressing. Vacuuming your rug on a regular basis to extract dirt and debris from the fibers, lessening the number of allergens trapped in the pile. Jaffe Rug Gallery offers professional rug cleaning services; we use mild, environmentally friendly techniques to deeply clean and revive gentle, eco-friendly solutions to deep-clean and restore your traditional rug. Our experts happily educate our clients how to properly maintain your carpet between cleanings. One of our maintenance care tips is to rotate your rug occasionally to mitigate the impact of daily wear and tear. When you purchase a Jaffe rug, rest assured that your quality traditional rug will last a lifetime.



1What are some common materials used in traditional rugs?
Traditional rugs can be made from a variety of materials, including natural fibers like cotton, jute, sisal, seagrass, and wool. Synthetic materials like polypropylene are also commonly used
2How can I choose the right rug material for my needs?
The choice of rug material depends on factors like durability, traffic, texture, and design. For example, wool rugs are durable and soft, while synthetic materials like polypropylene are great for high-traffic areas.
3What are some design elements to consider when choosing a traditional rug?
Traditional rugs come in a variety of designs, from simple stripes and geometric shapes to intricate patterns and motifs. It's important to consider the overall style and color scheme of the room when choosing a rug.
4How can I care for my traditional rug?
Wool is a popular choice for traditional rugs due to its durability, natural resistance to dirt and stains, and flame-resistant properties. It is also a luxurious and long-lasting fiber if cared for properly.
5What are some common myths about area rug care?
Some common myths about area rug care include the belief that vacuuming can damage the rug, that steam cleaning is always the best option, and that all cleaning products are safe for use on all types of rugs. In reality, regular vacuuming is important for maintaining the rug's appearance and longevity, steam cleaning can be effective but should be done with care, and it's important to use cleaning products that are safe for the specific type of rug.
6How can I choose the right rug size for my room?
When choosing a rug size for your room, consider the size and layout of the space, as well as the function of the room. For example, in a living room, a large area rug can help anchor the seating area and define the space, while in a bedroom, a smaller accent rug can add color and texture to the floor.
7What are some tips for maintaining the beauty of traditional rugs?
To maintain the beauty of your traditional rug, it's important to follow proper care instructions, such as regular vacuuming, spot cleaning, and professional cleaning as needed. It's also important to protect the rug from direct sunlight and moisture.
8What are some common design elements found in traditional rug designs?
Traditional rug designs often feature geometric patterns, floral motifs, and medallions arranged in a symmetrical and balanced way. These design elements not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of the rug but also carry symbolic or cultural significance, reflecting the artistic traditions and cultural heritage of the regions where they are made.
9What are some examples of warm and cool tones used in traditional rug designs?
Warm tones such as reds, oranges, and yellows are often used to create a sense of warmth and energy in traditional rug designs. Cool tones such as blues and greens are often used to create a sense of calmness and tranquility. These warm and cool tones can be used together to create contrast and depth in the design.



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