Start with the best material and you get the best result. That's why Gangchen rugs are made exclusively from the finest Changphel or Tibetan Highland sheep wool. Prized for its thick, long fiber, outstanding tensile strength, and high luster, this wool is absolutely the best for carpets. Not all wool is created equal. Just as the grain of beautiful wood is the distinguishing factor in contributing to a wonderful piece of furniture's look and inherent value, the special quality of the wool in Gangchens is the factor that distinguishes these extraordinary rugs. The fibers of the wool are thick and long, averaging six inches in length, and the exceptional thickness of these fibers adds to the luster of the Gangchens. [ref.åÊ
This rug has the 8 Auspicious Symbols woven into it.åÊThe Eight Auspicious Symbols are as follows:åÊ1. Right-Coiled White ConchåÊ2. Precious ParasolåÊ3. Victory BanneråÊ4. Golden FishesåÊ5. Dharma WheelåÊ6. Endless KnotåÊ7. Lotus FloweråÊ8. Treasure VaseåÊ
Placing the correct size rug in your space is as important as choosing the right color or pattern. A rug that it is too small will shift the balance of the room unfavorably. A rug that is too big, especially in open floor plans, may put the area designations off. There are a few rules of thumb, but a picture says it better. Use these handy guides by Interior Designer Lisa Ferguson to make the best choice.