From Jaipur to Milan: Here’s how Jaipur Rugs is empowering rural artisans

Did you know that the word ‘carpet’ is derived from the Latin word carpere? It loosely translates to “to pluck” because carpets were made by plucking the fabric using one’s hand and weaving them together. This art form dates back to 2,500 years and Jaipur Rugs is working hard to connect rural craftsmanship with global buyers.