A million knots make up a finely crafted rug—but only GoodWeave’s child-labor-free label makes a rug truly one in a million. There is no substitute for the quality and craftsmanship a skilled adult weaver uses to create the million or more knots in a hand crafted 8' x 10' rug. GoodWeave certified rugs are available in a wide range of prices, sizes, styles and designs, from more than 125 leading rug companies and designers, and in over 1,000 online and retail outlets and showrooms around the world.

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Spotlight On Importers/Designers

John London

John London of Nepal Rugs and Carpets says that, from the first, he wanted to appeal to clients who would appreciate handmade Tibetan rugs that are not only breathtakingly beautiful but also completely "green." Given his love of natural products, his deep concern for the environment and his desire to end child labor in the rug industry, John sought GoodWeave® certification. "I just wanted to make sure that our business was giving back to the community. GoodWeave helps us to do that!"

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Spotlight On Retailers

J. Patrick Aaron

A premier designer showroom since 1979, San Francisco’s floordesign is committed to ending child labor in the rug industry. The floordesign website features the company’s affiliation with GoodWeave® and links to the GoodWeave website.

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Rug Buying Tips

Modern or traditional? Hand-knotted or flat-weave? Natural or synthetic dyes? Purchasing a handmade rug can seem daunting at first. But with a little expert guidance, you'll be able to find the perfect rug for your style, budget and values.
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