Guide to Swedish Scandinavian Rugs

Everything You Want to Know about Swedish Scandinavian Rugs

A Comprehensive Guide to Scandinavian Rugs and Swedish Carpets

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Swedish Scandinavian Rug Articles – Vintage Scandinavian rugs and carpets are among the more popular rug styles currently available. Prized for their unique aesthetic blend of traditional and modern designs, these exciting and dynamic compositions are beautifully suited to contemporary and classical interiors.

We, at Nazmiyal Antique Rugs, have assembled an informative and interesting series of articles about Scandinavian rugs and carpets here so that you can learn more about this unique and alluring style.

1. Marta Maas Fjetterstrom Swedish Rug Producer

Marta Maas Fjetterstrom

By the early twentieth century, Scandinavian rugs were really beginning to come into their own, largely due to the efforts of one remarkable woman who would go on to leave behind one of the most important legacies of any rug designer ever – Marta Maas Fjetterstrom. [Read More: Marta Maas Fjetterstrom]


2. Vintage Rya Rugs

Vintage Rya Rugs

These shaggy, often colorful rugs and wall coverings are a development unique to Scandinavia, but they have also created a sensation throughout the United States – a decorating and handcrafting sensation to be precise. [Read More: Vintage Rya Rugs]


3. Collection of Swedish Rugs

Collection of Swedish Rugs

Nazmiyal is pleased to offer collectors, designers and carpet enthusiasts a comprehensive collection of vintage rugs, textiles and art pieces from Sweden. Nazmiyal searches the world to procure the best Scandinavian Ryas, flat-woven Rolakans, art rugs and traditional Flossa pile carpets. [Read More: Collection of Swedish Rugs]


4. Rya Carpet Collection

Rya Carpet Collection

Rya is a traditional Scandinavia rug made in Sweden and Finland. Rya means shaggy. These vintage rugs have extremely long, dense pile and were inspired by the Turkish Yataks or bedding rugs. Simple patterns, stripes and geometric designs are emblematic of these textural treasures. [Read More: Rya Carpet Collection]


5. Scandinavian Rugs History

Scandinavian Rugs History

In the Western world, the art of fine rug weaving is generally perceived as being a development unique to Near Eastern culture. When most Westerners are asked to imagine antique rugs, many will automatically picture classically designed antique Persian rugs. [Read More: Scandinavian Rugs History]


6. Swedish Tapestry Collection

Scandinavian Tapestry Collection

Vintage Rugs and carpets from Scandinavia are among the more popular styles available to consumers today. These exciting and dynamic pieces are prized by designers and homeowners the world over for their unique aesthetic idiom, which tends to emphasize the more minimalistic tendencies of mid-century design. [Read More: Swedish Tapestry Collection]


7. Interior Decorating Tips for Your Scandinavian Rugs

Interior Decorating Tips for Your Scandinavian Rugs

Scandinavian rugs are hugely popular in interior decorating because their unique and beautiful blend of traditional and modern designs. The elegant and stylish patterns created using a combination of sparse lines, geometric rug shapes and a pleasant mix of playful colors make them perfect for all kinds of interiors, including classical, contemporary and ultra-modern. [Read More: Interior Decorating Tips for Your Scandinavian Rugs]