The Flourishing Carpet Industry

Carpet weaving is an ancient trade in India; and today the carpet industry in India has flourished immensely so much that India is considered to be the world’s largest producer and exporter of handmade carpets in terms of value and volume. Around 75 percent of carpets manufactured are exported worldwide because of their excellent design, colours and quality. Indian carpets are famous and are well known for their magnificent designs and workmanship. There are hand- knotted woollen carpets, chain stitch rugs, pure silk carpets, synthetic carpets, and hand woven carpets. (more…)