Guest Picks: 20 Rugs from Around the World
Make a global statement underfoot with floor coverings from Peru, Morocco, Turkey and beyond
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Rugs can do more than warm up the floors of your interior; they can be a cultural statement as well. Through unique carpets, you can be transported from Morocco to the Orient with just one step. Here are some amazing rugs from around the globe that are sure to help you bring color, pattern and cultural style to your home. — Jeanine from AphroChic
Re-Woven Turkish Rug
You can go for big pops of color with this up-cycled Turkish floor covering. The coolest part is that it's made from the re-dyed wool of older rugs.
Boucherouite #25 - $820
This Boucherouite rug hails from Morocco. Scraps of recycled materials are pieced together to create colorful and energetic carpets that are sure to brighten any room.
Red Azillal Berber Rug - $850
From the mountains of Morocco, this antique berber rug is absolutely spectacular in deep tones of red and black.
The South Portland Rug 16
Vintage Peruvian rug design looks amazing in modern and fresh colors like pink, purple and sea green. I think this rug would be perfect for a little one's room.
The Bracken Ridge Rug 11 - $375
This Bracken Ridge rug is 100 percent wool, one-of-a-kind and made in Peru. It is one of my favorites in candy-colored hues of pink and orange.
moroccan wedding blanket - $615
Antique wedding blankets were worn by Moroccan brides on their wedding day. They can now be used as blankets, and even rugs, to bring a little sparkle to a space.
Vintage Tulu Rug - $549
Tulu carpets are Turkish shag rugs. The variety of colors is stunning; just one would create a rainbow effect in a neutral room.
Patchwork Kilim Rug - $299
A patchwork kilim rug from Turkey is a great way to bring both color and pattern home.
Agadir Twists Rug - $498
I can't get enough of this rug from Anthropologie. It has a mix of deep and electric hues that make it an absolute statement piece.
Shyrdak Felt Rugs
A felt rug from Kyrgyzstan is a fantastic way to add some global style. Each rug comes in a variety of colors and patterns so that you can find the one perfect for your interior.
Color Reform 4'2"x6'0" - $999
This Pakistani rug has been re-dyed in a lovely purple. It's a fantastic way to usher in some color at home.
Beni Ouarian Rug
The abstract pattern on this Moroccan rug has a free-form illustrative feel. It's like a work of art for the floor.
Turkey Vintage Kilim
This vintage kilim was hand-knotted in Turkey. I am a fan of the orange and purple color palette.
Tan-Tan Rug - $998
My sister just bought this Moroccan rug for her living room. It has so many colors that it can be difficult to figure out what kind of furniture to pair it with. My suggestion is to go with something black for a striking contrast.
Tabriz 4'8" x 6'7" - $5,999
I love the attention to detail present in Persian rugs. This one has so many amazing colors and patterns within it. It's rugs like this that truly stand out and warm up a modern interior.
Color Reform 6'1"x8'9" - $3,799
Black and emerald green never looked as beautiful as they do in this over-dyed Pakistani rug. In a room with black furnishings, this rug will be the star.
Eastern European Flat Weave Carpet - $58,000
Can you believe this is an early 20th century rug? This Eastern European rug has a graffiti-like feel to it. I love the abstract imagery and bright colors. It's just fantastic!
This Moroccan kilim in teal blue strikes my fancy. Made with a blend of cotton and silk, it would be as lovely to stretch out on as it would be to look at.
Samarkand Carpet - $28,000
This bright red rug is from East Turkestan. I love the floral motif.