Monday, 21 May 2012

Month of May

May is traditionally the month when our ancestors really went to town in celebrating the coming of summer after the dark days of winter. Even the Romans celebrated the festival of Flora, which marked the beginning of summer.

And so with this in mind we’ve had a look at some of our favourite rugs which we think specifically represent this lovely time of year:


This Laura Jade rug reminds us of the traditional Maypole dancing carried out across the country on May Day.  The rug from our Laura Jade collection features strands of colour which has echoes of the long bright ribbons used around the May Pole.

Festival of Flora

The Romans recognised the importance of this particular time of year when new flowers and fruits started to grow and provide the vital harvest for the rest of the year. If you want to bring the outside in, you’ll love our very own tribute to Festival of Flora found in the Tropics collection.

Green and pleasant rugs 

Green is the colour often associated with re-birth and re-growth at this time of year.  From our green and pleasant countryside to the symbolic ‘green man’ – we Brits love the colour green. FrithRugs has a generous collection of green rugs to suit every home, like this one from the Brink and Campman Luna range.

Bokhara rugs are traditional rugs

The FrithRugs name is synonymous with traditional rugs and these are true masterpieces that never go out of style.  What’s more, a trad...