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Handmade 100% sheep wool rugs from Ecuador.
Wool rug from Ecuador
These cheerful rugs made of 100% sheep's wool look fantastic in many an interior. The rugs are made of 100% sheep's wool, which makes the product super strong. They are entirely handmade in Ecuador. All products are personally selected by Rebecca. There is a strict selection on quality. Rebecca selects the products for her webshop on honesty. Everything is purchased directly from local communities. Wool rugs are a popular choice for homeowners because of their durability, comfort and stylish look. The use of wool as a material for rugs dates back to ancient times, when nomadic tribes used wool from their sheep to weave rugs to cover their tents. Today, wool rugs are available in many colors, patterns and sizes, making them suitable for a variety of interior styles.
Wool rug with ethnic pattern
Rugs contain (colorful) ethnic patterns. Ethnicity is a socio-cultural identity that belongs to a population and is characteristic of nationality, language, culture and much more.Icon for Verified by community. One of the main advantages of wool rugs is their durability. Wool is naturally resistant to dirt, stains and wear, making it a good choice for areas with high foot traffic, such as living rooms and hallways. In addition, wool is resilient and retains its shape well, making the rug look good for a long time.
Cleaning the carpet or rug
A rug or wool rug is a beautiful and warm addition to your interior. To ensure that it looks good for as long as possible, it is important to clean it regularly. Here are some helpful tips to properly maintain your carpet or rug:
- Use a smooth vacuum cleaner nozzle to vacuum the carpet. Retract the bristles to prevent lint and breakage of the yarns. Vacuum not only the top, but also the bottom of the rug regularly.
- Pay attention to the material of the carpet. A wool carpet needs different treatment than one made of synthetic materials, for example. Wool tends to get fluffy, so keep this in mind when choosing a carpet. Loose bindings fluff faster than tight bindings.
- If there is a stain on the carpet, make a mixture of about 10% natural vinegar and 90% cold water. Gently dab this mixture on the stain with a clean cloth or sturdy sponge. Be careful not to rub or scrub too hard or you will only make the stain worse.
- Be careful not to make the cloth or sponge too wet. This may cause the stain to soak further into the carpet and only make it more difficult to get it out. Squeeze any excess moisture from the cloth or sponge before applying it to the stain.
Clean the carpet regularly with a carpet cleaner. You can buy a special carpet cleaner for this purpose, but there are also household remedies you can use, such as baking soda and vinegar. Mix a little baking soda with warm water and apply it to the carpet. Let it soak for a few hours and then vacuum it up. For stubborn stains, you can use vinegar instead of baking soda. Mix a little vinegar with warm water and apply it to the stain. Let it soak for a few minutes and then pat dry with a clean cloth or sponge.
A wool rug is the perfect gift!
Of course, our wool rugs are great fun to buy for yourself. But getting the gift might be even more fun! Research by the website Birthday Gift for Women has shown that our rugs are very popular as a (birthday) gift for a woman. They recommend several of our products as the ultimate birthday gift. And we are very proud of that!