|AMER HAND-KNOTS, MACHINE-MADES EXPECTED TO LEAD ATLANTA SALES
Amer Rugs showcases its assortment of hand-knotteds and machine-mades at Atlanta market -- its two fastest growing categories, Shown, the hand-knotted Divine DIV-1.
ATLANTA -- Hand-knotted and machine-made rugs are driving sales at Amer Rugs in 2019 and recent introductions are expected to generate positive summer results.
"Hand-knotted and machine-made rugs are both very strong categories for us now, " said company director Anupriya Choudhary. "With the introduction of fresh new designs and promising new color ways, we are very excited for the summer Atlanta market."
In fact, Amer, which presents its latest area rugs at its AmericasMart showroom in Building 1, 6-D-9, anticipates that its 2019 summer sales will outpace the same period a year earlier. "We have seen a steady rise in sales in all our categories, especially in our machine-made and hand-knotted collections," Choudhary, noted, pointing out that recent introductions such as Zenith, Bristol, Cambridge and Boston have been well received by buyers and many are getting new designs for Atlanta.
Amer Rugs hand-knotted Bristol BRS-8
Featuring soft colors and natural abrash, the hand-knotted Bristol collection adds new looks for Atlanta summer shoppers. Made of raw hand-spun New Zealand wool for added texture and tone, the range is available in large sizes including 8x10, 9x12 and 10x14, and a 2x3.
Amer Rugs hand-knotted Divine DIV-3
Hand-crafted of Persian knots of hand-spun blended New Zealand wool, the Divine collection features muted colors and a hint of sheen. Available in large sizes including 8x10, 9x12 and 10x14, plus 2x3.
Amer Rugs, hand-knot Winslow collection, WNS-5
Winslow is a group of simple abrash designs in subtle colors. Hand-made by Amer's artisans in India of fine New Zealand wool and viscose the rugs feature a loop and cut construction. Available sizes include 2x3, 6x9, 8x10, 9x12 and 10x14.
Amer Rugs, machine-made Cambridge, CAM-56
Power-loomed of polyester, the Cambridge collection adds new designs. Wilton woven in Turkey of durable polyester available sizes include: 2' x 3'3", 2'6" x 8', 3'11" x 5'7", 5'3" x 7'6", 7'10" x 10'10", and 9'6" x 13'9".
Amer Rugs' power-loomed Harmony, HAR-2
The Harmony collection of power-loomed exclusives is crafted of fine polypropylene in Turkey and features precise transitional designs. Soft, durable and easy care, Harmony rugs are available in: 2x3, 3'4" x 4'11", 5'3" x 7'5", 8x10 and 9x12.
Amer Rugs, hand-woven Prairie collection, PRE-3
The Prairie collection is hand-woven and features printed designs. Crafted of natural jute with a trace of polyester. Rugs are crafted in India and in sizes: 2x3, 3'6" x 5'6", 5' x 7'6" and 8x10.
Amer Rugs, hand-tufted Vestige, VES-6
Vestige is a collection hand-tufted in India by Amer's skilled artisan. Crafted of New Zealand wool and art silk, these rugs feature a loop and cut construction and natural abrash. Available in sizes: 2x3, 3'6" x 5'6", 5' x 7'6", 8x10 and 9x13.