A Quick Guide to Different Rug Categories

When it comes to rugs, there are several different categories available like hand-knotted, tufted and flat-weave. They are different not just by their names but by their quality as well.

Most of the people don’t understand the actual difference between them hence, they stay confused while selecting a perfect rug that goes well with their floors. In the lack of proper knowledge, they often pick the wrong rug for their home.

Today, we are here to help them out with all their doubts about the different categories of rugs. Following are the top categories of rugs:

Hand Knotted

Hand knotted Rugs are the most refined categories of rugs when it comes to area Rugs and Carpets. As it is hand-knotted, It needs a lot of time, efforts and expertise to create these rugs. And our proficient craftspeople are expert in designing them.


They individually tie every single knot to create intricate patterns and designs hence, our hand knotted collection is apart from others. Being extremely durable, these rugs can be used for generations.

Hand Tufted

This process is way faster than hand-knotted but, it is less unique. In tufted, rugs are made up of using a tufting gun to punch the wool and yarn into a fabric backing to hid the glue holding the rug.


At SGPL you can get a unique and wide range of tufted rugs that not just meets all your personal preferences but, also suits your budget.

Flat Weave

Intricate patterns and rich colours, Flat Woven Rugs are well known for their flexibility. These rugs don’t have the pile or backing hence, they tend to be lighter and more flexible.


Since the pattern is the same on both sides of the rug, they are reversible and can be used from both sides.
We at SGPL offer rugs in all the specified categories, If you wish to buy high-quality durable rugs, please visit our rugs’ collections before you go out to buy one for your home.

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