Flokati rug, Flokati area rugs
For centuries, the Greeks have used Flokati rugs in a variety of applications. Initially used by shepherds for clothing, tent beds, and warmth, the Flokati rug was also invented by these herders. These 5th century shepherd, or Vlachs, raised sheep and goats for the purpose of selling their dairy products. The Vlach women would then take the animalís wool and hand weave the rugs to be sold at bazaars during the winter months. And so began the tradition of beautiful, hand-woven Flokati rugs. Since their invention, Flokati rugs have become a symbol of eloquence, sensuousness, and eternity. Rug Smart offers a great selection of beautiful Flokati rugs. Browse through our selection of Flokati rugs, or contact us for questions about these fine rugs.