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Bamboo Silk Rugs

Extremely Handmade by Tufenkian.

  • AURORA SILVER
  • HARVEST MOON COAL CUSTOM RUNNER
  • EUCALYPTUS CREAM
  • FLOURISH SLATE
  • BROCADE ANTOINETTE
  • HARVEST MOON COAL CUSTOM RUNNER II
  • CELESTINE WHITE BLUE
  • FLOURISH SMOKE
  • AURORA GOLD
  • BROCADE VERSAILLES
  • MOONSCAPE GOLD
  • NIMBUS TURQUOISE
  • HARVEST MOON COAL ONE OF A KIND RUNNER
  • CHEVRON BROWN SAMPLE, WOOL & BBS
  • SECRET GARDEN SILVER LEAF PUTTY
  • SKETCH PAD PALE LINEN
  • BROCADE DUCHESS
  • BORDER STRIPE WALNUT
  • TOWN SQUARE ICE
  • BOUQUET W/LINEN AUTUMN
  • BROCADE EMPEROR
  • BUTTERFLY CHARCOAL COCO
  • MARQUIS CARRERA
  • SANDSTONE FUSION
  • FOURIER II GREY
  • MIRAMAR TEAL
  • ROCHA GREY ROSE SAMPLE
  • STRATOS BROWN BLUE
  • PAPYRUS GLACIER
  • VELLUM BEIGE BLUE
  • ARBOR ICE
  • HARVEST MOON COAL CUSTOM RUNNER III
  • SANDSTONE AQUA SAMPLE
  • IVY CHARCOAL CUSTOM 12x14
  • HARVEST MOON COAL CUSTOM 5x8
  • BRAIDED CHARCOAL
  • SIERRA 72/404A OPTION V-A 8 X 10 SAMPLE #
  • TOWN SQUARE SAMPLE
  • DESERT SAND CUSTOM
  • MOONSCAPE DUSTY ROSE
  • LUMINANCE MOSS
  • SGRAFFITO PERSIMMON
  • SGRAFFITO PAPAYA
  • SGRAFFITO MIDNIGHT BLUE
  • SGRAFFITO MERLOT
  • SGRAFFITO FIRE
  • SGRAFFITO COPPER
  • SGRAFFITO BLUSH
  • GRACE MEADOW
  • CHANNEL II SILVER
cream, grey, and blue bamboo rug

What Is a Bamboo Silk Rug?

Bamboo silk is a soft, luxurious fabric. These rugs are made from bamboo, a perennial grass plant that’s treated to turn its cellulose into a thick paste. After it’s extracted, the material is dried and woven into thread. 

 

Bamboo silk rugs are exceptionally attractive and decorative carpets that bring warmth to a space and enhance a room. Though their soil retention and wear is not as good as wool or natural silk, Tufenkian’s bamboo silk rugs receive a special finish which enhances performance.  These types of carpets should be cleaned by a professional. 

How Is Bamboo Silk Different from Traditional Silk?

Traditional silk rugs are delicate and often more expensive than bamboo silk rugs. Made from mulberry silkworms raised in captivity, a traditional silk rug is often considered a luxury. The material has been used for thousands of years. 

 

On the other hand, bamboo silk is fairly new. The material is more affordable than traditional silk, which comes in handy if you want a big rug.  Bamboo silk is a superior type of viscose because it is made from bamboo fiber rather than wood or other materials. It also has hypoallergenic and antimicrobial properties. These rugs hold color well and are good for the planet.

gray and blue bamboo rug

Where Do Bamboo Rugs Fit Best?

A bamboo silk rug should be used in a low-traffic area to avoid damage and matting. It’s not advisable to place heavy furniture like an armoire or other solid wood furnishings on these carpets because they can’t handle the pressure. Avoid places with moisture or areas where something could be spilled.

Think of a bamboo silk rug as a treasured, tucked away art piece. Rooms that don’t get used often like a formal dining room or guest bedroom could be perfect places to display one of these carpets. You might consider a bamboo silk rug for your library or den, as long as you keep tea, coffee, and other drinks across the room or out of sight altogether. 

What Are Some Examples of Bamboo Rugs?

Tufenkian Artisan Carpets: Summit White

Summit White has an elusive design exhibited in deconstructed luxury. It’s an undefinable pattern that defines interiors with opulent contrast, underlined in gray tones over a white field. 

Summit White is available through Tufenkian showrooms only. Summit White comes in our standard sizes of 3’ x 5’, 6’ x 9’, 8’ x 10’, 9’ x 12’, 10’ x 14’, 12’ x 16’ and 13’ x 18’. Custom sizes, runners, squares and rounds are also available.

Tufenkian Artisan Carpets: Stratos Brown Blue

Stratos Brown Blue embodies the grace and elegance of a painter’s brush stroke. It’s a modern design detailed in musical shifts of color in white, blue, and earthy browns. 

Stratos Brown Blue is hand-knotted with 100% Tufenkian bamboo silk. This luxurious design has a subtle sheen and is incredibly soft to the touch. It’s available in these sizes: 3’ x 10’, 6’ x 9’, and 8’ x 10’.

Tufenkian Artisan Carpets: Rocha Grey Rose Sample

This 4’ x 6’, one-of-a-kind sample was produced to test the color for our design catalog. Although this design/color combination did not go into production, this subtle and lustrous carpet may be the perfect complement to your space.

A small fringe adds a whimsical touch to this high-style piece. Rocha Grey Rose Sample was hand-knotted of Tufenkian bamboo silk, following the same standards and care as all of our rugs.

brown, beige, and blue bamboo rug

About Tufenkian Artisan Carpets 

The mission of Tufenkian Artisan Carpets is not only to make great products, it’s to serve a purpose. Besides making the world’s finest high-quality, handmade rugs and giving one-on-one attention to customers and designers, we use our profits to engage in a range of humanitarian and development projects through the Tufenkian Foundation. 

Every rug purchase supports the improvement of economy, environment, education, social justice, and opportunity in struggling countries like Armenia. Tufenkian’s number-one goal is to give back and leave the world better than we found it. 

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Value by Design

Made with the finest natural materials and craftmanship, destined to last a lifetime and become more beautiful with age, our modern designs are timeless to match our quality, not trendy and fleeting. This assures that they will be appreciated and valued for generations.

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