Flokati rugs are eloquent. Flokati rugs are the new style of
area rug. Flokati rugs have been a Greek tradition for
centuries. The 5th century Vlachs who lived in Samarina,
the highest village on the Pindos Mountains, were the inventors of
flokati rugs. As shepherds, they raised sheep and goats, producing
dairy products sold during the winter in the plains of Trikala,
Thessaly, Macedonia and as far away as Odessa. They used these rugs
primarily as clothing and bedding for their tents, keeping them warm
during the long winter months. The women of the village, having
access to the wool, would weave Flokati rugs to be sold at bazaars
during the winter. This tradition continued for centuries and didn’t
cease until the early 1960’s. The Mazarakis family has continued
the tradition of producing fine Flokati rugs and other
During the past fifteen years, there has
been a tremendous demand for higher quality Flokati rugs. Customers
and retailers alike have realized that a definite niche exists for
quality products in the American home.
contemporaries are the hip new rage in area rugs. An addition to the
trendy soho rugs they add a twist by bringing back the shag carpets
of the past. However, only a part of history is repeating itself.
Because today's new rugs are not only smart and stylish but they are
made of high quality materials, and come in many different textures,
shapes, colors, and styles from the cuks shag (large thick pile) to
the three or four inch luxury shag.
When choosing one of the
new, modern shag rugs you receive maximum comfort and relaxation, a
real complement to elegant and sophisticated environments. This
style of rug invites you to stroke your fingers through their long
fibers, to touch, caress, to lie down and relax on them letting
yourself be warmed by their soft and comfortable texture. You might
feel as though you are a well loved cat affording yourself to the
sensation of heat and softness like that of a ball of wool as you
comfort yourself on a new style rug.
Soft, luxurious, and plush,
best describes the feel of an exquisite area rug from Greece!
Today's deep pile rugs are hand woven from the best quality wool and
come in many modern colors. Because they are machine washable they
are also practical. Furthermore, with each washing the high quality
pieces maintain their color, beauty, and softness. Even though a
these rugs have been a part of Greek tradition for centuries they
are also favorite of modern or contemporary designers. They add
warmth underfoot while sitting in your favorite easy chair, and they
are wonderful additions when decorating kid's rooms. The image you
see here features lighter pastel colors, but some of our rugs also
come in deep rich tones
All of our Flokatis are Hand-Woven, made out of 100%
New Zealand drysdale wool type 126/7, which is by far the best wool
in the world.
At Superior Rugs, we do not sell seconds or
flawed products. Every item is to be held to the
highest standards in the industry. With Superior Rugs, you can buy
with confidence. Having served the public since 1978, we carry over
26 years of industry experience. Floor coverings are the perfect
addition to any room. When you combine the look you want with the
affordability we provide, you just cannot go wrong.