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About Navajo Rugs

During the last visit at your sister's house you admired her new ethnic rug with intricate bird motifs and beautiful colors. It is easy to bring a touch of Native American folk art into your home with a Navajo rug. Weaving Navajo rugs is one of the oldest and best kept traditions of the Native Americans. Most of the Navajo rugs you can find in the large inventory available on eBay are 100 percent hand made. Whether you are looking for antique or vintage Navajo rugs, you can find them in a wide variety of designs. Common patterns for these rugs are geometric and abstract figures inspired from nature. As for colors, the usual palette for old Navajo rugs includes earth tones such as brown, red, orange, and yellow. Some of the designs are inspired from the nomad life of the Native American people, with hunter's rifles and feathers being common motifs. Wool is the most commonly used fabric for these rugs and is often dyed. Enrich the look of your home with an authentic Navajo rug.