If you find yourself looking at Flokati rugs for sale and finding it somewhat challenging to pick out which to buy, no to worry. There are a few things that you should know about before you make any decision. Getting to know more about the Flokati before making your purchase will allow you to make a more informed decision when the time comes.
The first thing you need to know about these Flokati rugs is that they are made from wool. Everything on the rug is wool even the backing. This is the mark of a genuine Flokati piece. Previously the only colors that you can find were off white, but today more and more manufacturers sell those which have been dyed into many different colors. Genuine pieces are all hand woven using wool from Greece or those which have been imported from New Zealand.
All the Flokati rugs for sale are sold according to grades. Different grades refer to the weight of the wool in every square meter of rug. So that is why you will see grades such as the 3A, 4A and the 5A. The 3A is also known as the Premium with 2,000 grams per square meter. The 4A Super Heavy or Super Thick is the heavier 3,000 gram, while the 5A is the Ultra Plush 4,000 gram piece. There are also those which are made with less than 1,000 gram per square meters. This lower grade pieces are the cheapest kinds.
From this grading system you will see that the heavier the rug the better it is, as there is more wool. And of course more wool also means that you get a much thicker, fuller and plusher piece. Essentially the higher the grdae the more expensive it will be.
So when looking at any Flokati rugs for sale, check the grade of the piece. Then, find out if they were truly hand woven. And finally check to see that they are entirely made of wool. These will give you a truly genuine Flokati rug for your home.