Decorate Your Home With Mid Century Modern Vintage Swedish Rya Rugs

Home Decorating With Vintage Swedish Rya Rugs

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Home Decorating With Vintage Swedish Rya Rugs – Vintage Rya Rugs are Scandinavian rugs that were woven in Sweden and / or Finland. The word “Rya” actually means “shaggy” which refers to the texture of the vintage Rya rugs. Their patterns tend to be simple and incorporate straight lines, stripes and bold geometric patterns.

Geometric patterns pop out in this Art deco Vintage Swedish Rya rug.
Geometric patterns pop out in this Art deco Vintage Swedish Rya rug.

Because of their geometric designs, the vintage Swedish Rya rugs are prized both for their exciting, traditional composition as well as their important cultural role in the history of Scandinavia. As the interest in mid century vintage Scandinavian rugs continues to climb, so too will the inherent value of fine Swedish Rya rugs.

A Home Decorated With A Vintage Swedish Rya Rug:

Home Decorating With Vintage Swedish Rya Rugs by Nazmiyal
Home Decorating With Vintage Swedish Rya Rugs

The mid century modern movement in interior design has embraced these beautiful and whimsical works of folk art rugs, different from art deco rugs. Designers and consumers have been flocking buying these rugs for their modernist designs and relatively low pricing.

This beautiful shag rug has cool blues and purples with a school of fish swimming towards the center.
This beautiful shag rug has cool blues and purples with a school of fish swimming towards the center.

For the past two or three years, vintage interiors have been all the rage. If this vintage mid century modern fueled trend continues (and we don’t see the interest tapering any time soon) then you can count on the fact that the vintage Swedish Rya rugs will spike in value. Especially as the demand grows while the supply dwindles.

This rug related blog post about home decorating with vintage Swedish Rya rugs was published by Nazmiyal Antique Rugs in New York City.