Jute and sisal rugs are both natural fiber floor coverings, notable for their neutral appearance, durability, and cost-effectiveness.
Jute rugs are made from the fibers of the jute plant, known for its pliability and sheen. These rugs have a smoother texture compared to sisal, making them comfortable underfoot but less durable in high-traffic areas. They are best suited for low-traffic spaces like bedrooms or living rooms.
Sisal rugs are crafted from agave plant fibers. The agave plant is more fibrous and tough than jute, giving these rugs a coarser texture, but also improved durability. As a result, sisal rugs are ideal for high-traffic areas such as entryways and hallways. Because sisal rugs are less glossy and showcase a coarser texture, these rugs tend to have a more rustic appearance, making them a better fir for less formal interiors.