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Karastan rugs are well known for their machine-made technology which produces high quality traditional and contemporary rugs at realistic prices. A unique characteristic of many of these fine rugs is the Axminster weaving technology, making them appear very close to hand-knotted rugs. Their Axminster rugs also carry a 20 year warranty, so you know they are made to last!
The quality, colour pallet and design of Karastan rugs is superb, with many utilizing prime quality worsted New Zealand wool. All Karastan carpets are Green Label Plus certified for low emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
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The quality, colour pallet and design of these rugs is superb, with many utilizing prime quality New Zealand wool. Plus all Karastan carpets are Green Label Plus certified for low emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Karastan carpets are woven using the Axminster technique, which offers substantial advantages in aesthetics, performance and value compared to any other available machine made flooring surface on the market.
Axminster looms offer a unique flexibility in colors and design. Each piece of pile yarn in an Axminster carpet is individually woven into place. This allows for the most complex and intricate designs to be created with pin-point precision and high-definition. All carpets are comprised of a pile material and a backing. The superior difference of woven Axminster to tufted construction is in the weaving process. On Axminster looms the pile and backing materials are woven together in a single operation. This eliminates the problem of delamination, and accompanying bubbles and ripples. The interweaving of the pile and backing results in each face yarn of the carpet being locked into place with the pattern woven all the way through the carpet. This unique construction process provides Axminster carpets with superior durability and appearance retention, purposely designed to withstand the wear and tear that is often associated with high traffic areas.
Karastan has a strong position on environmental responsibility
Their efforts to use sustainable ingredients, preserve natural resources, and repurpose excess are on-going. Karastan continues to research, develop, and employ new ways of preserving our planet and producing products that improve the health and comfort of your home.