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Wool and Bamboo Silk Hand Knotted Rug

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Pehli Baarish
by Laxmi

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  • 50% Wool 50% Bamboo Silk
  • LEV-716 - Blue Blush / Honey
  • Modern
  • Hand Knotted
Laxmi is a 30 year old weaver from Narhet, Rajasthan. At the early age of 12, her mother and father first allowed her to try a few knots on their loom, after she pestered them for almost 2 years. She was always mesmerized by the flow and focus of her parents at the loom, which convinced her she wanted to be a part of that world too. When she came of age, she quickly jumped on the loom and finished rugs in record time. She has a son and a daughter in school, and she’s begun to realize why her parents kept her away from the loom until she came of age. It becomes a new world, and every child needs the opportunity to live the beauty of the world around them.
Pehli Baarish
‘Pehli Baarish’ means the first rain, a simple description to Laxmi’s muted rug. It was her first Manchaha, so she took the help of her sister, for some support to calm her nerves. She didn’t experiment too much on this carpet, mainly depicting a range of leaves and some shrubs. Even though the design is simple, Laxmi shares that every day at the loom she could feel the refreshing scent of rain, almost like it was the first rain at the end of summer, when the plants quench their thirst after months. So that’s how she thought of the name, and she believes her carpet can end the drought in any home with the first shower of love.

-Laxmi

  • Vacuum regularly to keep dirt from getting trapped in fibers.
  • If spills occur, blot immediately. Do not rub the stain.
  • Rotate occasionally to equalize wear.
  • Use protectors under the legs of heavy furniture to avoid flattening and piling.
  • If thread comes out do not pull the yarn, trim with scissor.
  • Periodic professional cleaning recommended
  • Free insured shipping worldwide inclusive of all taxes and duties.
  • Delivery Estimates: 6-8 business days India & International (In some cases custom clearance might take longer)
  • Return policy is applicable on manufacturing defects only.