Sphinx Bows Hand-tufted Line
April 9, 2007,
Sphinx by Oriental Weavers showed a new hand-tufted line and additions to its National Geographic Home, Woolrich Home, Capri, and Supernatural collections at High Point.
The National Geographic Italia area rugs feature 18th century Italian designs with high-low textural details. These rugs are hand-tufted of 100% wool and set to retail for $599 in size 5-foot-6-inch-by-8-foot-6-inch.
The Woolrich Home collection has expanded with two handcrafted signature pieces. Alpine Ridge is a shag in a high-low construction made of New Zealand wool, and a 5-by-8 is priced at $499. Harvest is a 100% wool flat woven design in warm colors — red, green, chocolate and tan. The retail is $399 for a 5-by-8.
The Capri collection of 100% wool hand-tufted rugs comprises soft contemporary designs in muted colors. It is set to retail for $399 for a 5-foot-6-inch-by-8-foot-6-inch.
Shimmer is the new hand-tufted and hand-carved rug added to the Supernatural collection. It has an ultra-thick, wool pile and is accented with specially dyed yarns in plum and ivory for a lustrous sheen. A 5-by-8 is priced at $399.
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