Craftsmanship is not just using high quality materials and manufacturing techniques. Craftsmanship is creativity, versatility and a hands-on approach. At Merida, we are frequently amazed by the expertise of our own craftsmen. Our workers have the skill-set to improvise when faced with a challenging custom rug design. Custom Rug Team Leader Steven Ho demonstrates this willingness to take on challenges as he seams together two large Bali jute rugs by hand.
Member of our Boston workshop Thanh was inspired to create a variety of unheard-of finishing and seaming techniques using vegetable fiber rug remnants. As the following pictures demonstrate, Merida now has a number of new custom options for vegetable fiber rugs as a result of Thanh’s experimentation:
For more info on our inventive new Jute fabrication techniques, call (800) 345-2200