My New Rya Rug

One of the aspects I love about rugs is that they can be so versatile and vibrant.  I recently purchased this Scandinavian Rya rug for its fantastic blue and green color palette.  It is at once modern and traditional.

As this picture highlights, the yarns of this Rya rug are longer than most of their Middle Eastern counterparts.  In many ways, they remind me of the Tulu rugs made in native Turkey.

Pictured from the back, the Rya rug resembles a flat woven kilim.

This Rya rug, woven in the 1960s, feels as modern today as when it was originally woven.  This is the beauty of hand made pieces - they seem to never be out of date.   --