Most people are in the dark about the world of area rugs. Rugs are like fine art. You can get cool looking cheap print or reproduction for your walls at a store, or you can get an original masterpiece from a gallery.
The best rugs hands down are made from silk blends because they are soft to the touch, have a slight shimmer and feel absolutely luxurious. But, with all of that luxury comes a price tag that puts them out of reach for most of us.