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Amada Mat - Warm Natural

$due: 10/09/2021##

Style up your small spaces, thoroughfares and entryways with this new addition to our collection of natural floor coverings! Featuring a subtle woven pattern with a lovely triangle detail at each end, the Amada Mat - handcrafted in warm natural jute - is a practical floor mat that will function well in those high traffic areas of your home. The timeless design and neutral tone makes it perfect for adding texture to many different decor styles from coastal to farmhouse and everything in between.

Ideal for small spaces and nooks like your bedside; in front of your favourite sofa and in a child's room, this rug will provide year-round softness and warmth underfoot. The Amada mat is perfect for providing comfort while standing in front of your bathroom vanity, kitchen sink or work zone and the laundry. Or simply use it as a stylish doormat for your main entryway doors, french doors, sliding or bi-fold doors or for a short hallway.

Designed to last the test of time, this natural jute mat has been handmade by fair trade artisans in a rural village community of Bangladesh. The women first plait long strands of jute, and then assemble the Amada pattern row by row, before stitching the pieces together using needle and thread. 

A genuine Fair Trade partnership ensures the women who make these mats are paid fairly, provided with consistent work and safe working conditions, among a host of other benefits that are in keeping with the Ten Principles of Fair Trade.

For tips on how to clean and maintain our jute rugs, read our journal post 'How To Clean and Maintain Jute Rugs'.

And for inspiration on how to use jute mats and runners, take a look at 'Entryway Style Tips to Create a Warm Welcome'

  • 140 x 60cm / 55in x 24in approx.
  • - Plaited warm natural jute fibres
    - Each piece is crafted by hand stitching rows of plaited jute, using wooden frames as guides to maintain the correct shape and size
    - The shapes are hand stitched together with jute thread and a border is added to the rug
  • - Our mats are crafted entirely by hand with natural jute and special care is required to maintain their beautiful appearance.
    - We suggest regular vacuuming of both sides of your mat to keep it fresh and free of dirt build-up. Occasionally take your rug outside on a dry day and shake or beat it to dislodge deeper dirt particles that your vacuum may not extract.
    - Avoid prolonged direct sunlight or heat as this will discolour the jute fibres.
    - Blot water-based spills with kitchen paper or an absorbent cloth as soon as possible. Do not rub stains or spills from your mat as this may spread the stain and loosen the jute fibres. For oil-based or coloured spills, please consult a specialist rug cleaning professional.
    - For safety purposes, we recommend that you use non-slip rubber or felt matting underneath this rug.
    - You may choose a mat protection treatment prior to installing the rug in your space to prolong the life of your jute mat and minimise discolouration. We recommend MicroSeal, who are experienced in treating jute mats, runners and rugs and offer a DIY kit or a professional treatment service.

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