The luxurious quality of jute fibers
Jute originally comes from the countries of the Mediterranean region, came from there to Asia and is now particularly cultivated in India and Bangladesh . Jute is an important natural fiber for the manufacture of jute carpets , for packaging and for specialty papers. Their cultivation is based on environmentally friendly techniques; Jute fabrics are 100% natural, biodegradable, breathable and protect against heat build-up.
Jute - Nature's shiny fibre
Jute is a long, soft, lustrous plant fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads and is second only to cotton in terms of production volume and variety of uses. Some of the most common uses include woven fabrics for wrapping raw cotton bales, sacks and bags for grain, potatoes and other agricultural produce, and canvas.
Jute is also used to make cordage, carpets, rugs, netting, and linoleum underlay. Jute is often referred to as the golden fiber because of its lustrous appearance.
Jute carpets - durable & timeless
Jute carpets are made from special jute fibers . The surfaces of these rugs are made with high-precision processing of yarns, making the texture strikingly realistic. The light texture and different shades of color of this rug make it an instant eye-catcher.
As a natural material, jute is very durable and resistant to stretching, shrinking, moisture and sunlight. The fibers of the carpets have sound and heat insulating and regulating properties. They offer great comfort in both winter and summer.
The soft fibers also keep humidity under control, so there are no nasty odors from sweat or rainy weather.
Is a jute rug soft?
How does a jute rug feel?
Jute rugs require special care as they can be sensitive to moisture and stains. Regular cleaning and impregnation are therefore necessary to maintain the longevity and beauty of the carpet.
What goes well with jute?
Jute rugs go well with natural materials such as wood and stone, as well as with a warm, cozy interior. In general, however, jute is very uncomplicated and can be easily combined with any furnishing style.
Which is better jute or sisal?
There is no general answer to this and it always depends on your own needs. Both materials have their advantages and disadvantages. Jute is softer and cheaper, while sisal is stronger and more durable.
What to do if jute stinks?
If a jute rug smells bad, you can treat it with vinegar or baking soda, or let it air out in the fresh air for a while.
How strong is jute?
Jute is a relatively strong natural material, but not as durable as synthetic fibers. It can wear out and deform quickly. However, when used properly, jute has a long service life.
Can jute go moldy?
Jute is prone to mold growth, especially when it gets damp and not adequately ventilated. It is therefore strongly recommended that jute carpets are only used indoors and not exposed to moisture.
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