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City Stars: Area & Accent Rugs

Smooth Silk Lipari is from the Sari Silk Collection. Shown in exotic blue, the rug is handmade in India using the same sari silk used to weave women’s Indian sari dresses. F.J. Kashanian Rugs, 201-330-0072,
Color Celebration The Borealis Pacific Fire area rug, designed by James Tufenkian, is hand-woven with 100 percent wool. Bold and brilliant, the pattern and colors recall the arctic night sky with its Aurora Borealis light show. Tufenkian, 877-889-4593,
Medallion Detailing The Bradberry Downs Collection includes rugs hand-tufted in India with 100 percent wool. Sizes offered include 2 by 3, 3 by 5, 5 by 8, 8 by 10, 9 by 12 feet and 2 feet, 6 inches by 8 feet. Rizzy Home, 877-499-7841,
Versatile Simplicity The Delhi Collection emphasizes elegant simplicity in 100 percent wool rugs hand-tufted and hand-carved in India by master craftsmen. Momeni, 800-536-6778,
Moroccan Inspiration The design of the Ria rug, created by an in-house designer, is inspired by intricate Moroccan mosaics. It is part of a collection that also includes fashion bedding and decorative pillows. C & F Enterprises, Inc., 888-889-9868,
Traditional Updated The Crystal Collection features rugs hand-knotted in India. The ornate traditional designs are rendered in modern colorations. The prototypes are available in 8- by 10-, 9- by 12- and 10- by 14-foot sizes. The construction is 12/12 quality having used hand-spun yarn. Ebisons Harounian Imports, 800-966-6666,
Intriguing Ikat The Palazzo Collection of area rugs is made in the U.S. with space-dyed nylon for a soft feel and subtle texture. The palette centers on cool neutrals as a base for fashion shades such as plum, gold and soft blue. Oriental Weavers USA. Inc., 800-832-8020,
Killer Kilims The Caravan Collection includes rugs that bring a modern twist in bright, fun colors to traditional kilim patterns. Hand-woven in India of 100 percent wool, the rugs are reversible and durable. Momeni, 800-536-6778,
Color Accented The Cross Stitch Collection includes flat weave accent rugs in a variety of colors made in India with 100 percent cotton. Nourison, 800-223-1110,
Ikat Shag The Tibetan Shag Collection is the company’s first grouping of ikat-patterned shag rugs. The fashion-forward pairing of black and green gives a contemporary edge to the classic ikat motif. It is power loomed with polyprolyene. Safavieh, 516-945-1900,
Coming Up Roses From the Symphony Collection, Berkeley Rose features overblown blooms. It is made with EverStrand, an environment-friendly PET fiber made of recycled bottles. Symphony designs are relaxed transitional looks from florals and fretworks to suzanis and Persian styles. American Rug Craftsmen, 800-845-8877,
Large-Scale Floral Cosmos in cameo blue from the Prismatic Collection is part of the emma at home by Couristan Collection. Hand-crafted in India with New Zealand wool, the Prismatic grouping presents large-scale modern motifs in assorted constructions, affording textural variety. Select designs include viscose highlights. Couristan, Inc., 800-223-6186,
Braided Jute The Basket Weave Collection presents accent rugs made in India with hand-spun braided heavy, durable jute yarn. Nourison, 800-223-1110,
Fun Kitchen Mats The Bonnie Marcus Collection of kitchen mats features fun images and messages (Desserts design shown) heat-transfer printed on textured memory foam substrate. Bonnie Marcus is a New York City wedding and special event planner and stationery designer who pioneered adding a chic style sense to traditional wedding and party invitations. Bacova Guild Ltd., 800-637-6287,
Neutral Floral The Alfresco Collection, made in Egypt with 100 percent polypropylene, is safe for outdoor use and has a looped texture. Surya, 877-275-7847,
Casual Mat The Landon Collection features area rugs well-suited for casual settings with a polyprolylene substrate that feels like wool. Varied patterns in brown and gray debut at N.Y. Market. Shown is Zig Zag. Note the Bacova Guild showroom has moved to Suite 1418 at 295 Fifth Ave. Bacova Guild Ltd., 800-637-6287,
Outdoor Option The Horizon Collection, machine made in Turkey with 100 percent polypropylene is safe for outdoor use and does not shed. Surya, 877-275-7847,
Petite Floral Western Prairie Saddle is from the Symphony Collection and features an overall floral pattern of wild grasses and petite flowers in deep shades. It is made with EverStrand, an environment-friendly PET fiber created from recycled bottles. American Rug Craftsmen, 800-845-8877,
Intricate Floral The Emerald Collection includes hand-tufted rugs made with 100 percent wool. Shown is design 9032, a damask floral available in nine sizes from scatter to 9 by 13 feet, with two sizes of rounds and runners. Other introductions at N.Y. Market include rugs in naturals, flat-weaves, wool tufted and machine-woven options at varied price points as well as new pillows and poufs. Future launches include the Bob Mackie license program at High Point Market and Donny Osmond Home at the July Las Vegas Market. KAS Rugs, Inc., 800-967-4254,


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