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50 Most Dramatic, Gorgeous, Colorful Area Rugs for Modern Living Rooms

These trendy rugs are some of the most dramatic, gorgeous, colorful area rugs we’ve ever seen – we can’t take our eyes off them. And they are from many of the great rug-making countries: India, Morocco, Tibet, Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan, China, Afghanistan. Some are antique, some are contemporary – but they are all stunning. Hand-knotted or woven, made from silk, cotton and wool, they are clearly works of art.

Did you know that a Persian Kerman rug sold in 2013 at Sotheby’s Auction for $33.7 million? That’s right, million. Some of the rugs you are about to see are Bohemian, some modern, some more eclectic. But they all have that amazing ‘pop’ we love to see in the living room. And have no doubt, wherever you lay them – on a cement floor, tile floor, wood floor – they will stand out brilliantly. When it comes to rugs like these, you build the room around the rug. But be forewarned: You’ll never stop looking down.

Area rugs are back in fashion in a big way, and choices are unlimited. We’ve picked the trendiest rugs that fit best in modern homes.

1. Vintage Tribal Moroccan Rug, Azilal Tribe

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Buy at: Mehraban.

2. Turkish hand woven tribal rug

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Buy at: Live Auctioneers

3. Chinese Art Deco Rug

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Buy at: Doris Leslie Blau

4. Sari Silk Santorini Rug in Teal

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Buy at: One Kings Llane

5. Pink Antique Persian Kerman Rug

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Buy at: eSaleRugs

6. Transitional Journey Collection Black and Tan Egyptian Rug

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Buy at: Loloi Rugs

7. Purple Meshkin Area Rug

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Buy at: eSaleRugs

8. Orange Eclat Area Rug

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Buy at: eSaleRugs

9. Green Eclat Area Rug

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Buy at: eSaleRugs

10. Yellow Eclat Area Rug

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Buy at: eSaleRugs

11. Anatolian Turkish Antalya (Barak) Kilim Rug

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Buy at: eBay

12. Anatolia Turkish Classic Antalya Kilim Area Rug in Blue Tones

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Buy at: eBay

13. Anatolia Turkish Classic Antalya Kilim 60.2″ x 90.5″ Area Rug

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Buy at: eBay

14. Anatolia Turkish Antalya Nomads Kilim Area Rug

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Buy at: eBay

15. Anatolian Turkish Antalya Nomads Kilim 32.2″ x 42.5″ Area Wool Rug

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Buy at: eBay

16. Turkish Trendy Decorative Kilim Anatolian Rug

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Buy at: Etsy

17. 1960s Turkish Decorative Kilim Anatolian Rug – handwoven in natural wool

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Buy at: Etsy

18. 1940s Decorative Turkish Kilim Anatolian Rug in Natural Wool – 142″ x 71″ inches

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Buy at: Etsy

19. 40 Years Old Anatolian Hand Woven Turkish Kilim Rug 55 by 30 inches

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Buy at: Etsy

20. Anatolian Hand Woven Turkish Kilim Rug 126 by 75 inches

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Buy at: Etsy

21. Turkish Anatolian Kilim Rug with Accent Pillows

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Buy at: Etsy

22. Anatolia Turkish Antalya Nomads Kilim Rug 64″ x 96″

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Buy at: eBay

23. Anatolia Turkish Antalya Nomads Cicim Kilim Wool Area Rug 70-in by 123-in

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Buy at: eBay

24. Anatolia Turkish Antalya Nomads Cicim Kilim 60-in by 126-in Area Rug

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Buy at: eBay

25. Anatolia Turkish Classic Antalya Kilim 62-in by 112-in Area Rug

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Buy at: eBay

26. Early 20th Century Turkish Oushak Antique Rug, $95,000

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Buy at: Doris Leslie Blau

27. Hand Knotted Lisha Area Rug

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Buy at: nuLoom

28. Hand Knotted Merle Area Rug

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Buy at: nuLoom

29. Uzbek Gul Tribal Rug from Afghanistan

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Buy at: Nomad Rugs

30. Mediterranean Peshawar & Khotan Rug – Red Multi-color

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Buy at: F.J. Kashanian

31. Rainbow Riot Rug – Boho Escape Collection

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Buy at: Dot & Bo

32. Brilliant Unusual Masterpiece – Unique Turkish Kilim Rug 66-in by 140-in

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Buy at: eBay

33. Anatolia Turkish Antalya Nomads Kilim 62-in by 106-in Area Rug

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Buy at: eBay

34. Vintage Turkish Anatolia Kilim Hand-Woven Wool Rug 6-ft by 10-ft

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Buy at: eBay

35. Moroccan Azayku Berber Multi Rug

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Buy at: Rugs USA

36. Dark Blue Area Rug of Unknown Origin

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Found here

37. Colorful Handwoven Kilim Rug Sourced form a Small Desert Village in South Eastern Tunisia

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Found here

38. Morocco Boucharouette Berber Tribal Art Rag Rug

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Buy at: Etsy

39. Hand Knotted Pile Suzani Rug

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Buy at: Nomad Rugs

40. Canevas Wool Rug by Charlotte Lancelot for GAN – flower motif

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Buy at: Gan Rugs

41. Morocco Vintage Boucherouite Berber Wool Rug from Ourika

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Buy at: Etsy

42. Morocco Vintage Boucherouite Berber Wool (and some Cotton) Rug from Ourika

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Buy at: Etsy

43. Morocco Vintage Boucherouite Squares Rug Berber – Fabric Scraps, 7.5-ft. by 4-ft

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Buy at: Etsy

44. Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Berber Tribal Rag Rug in Recycled Textiles

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Buy at: Etsy

45. Urban Outfitters Rug – Floral Pattern

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Buy at: Urban Outfitters

46. Boucharouette Berber Tribal Art Rag Rug from Morocco, ships from France

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Buy at: Etsy

47. 1970s Vintage Mid Century Modern Tapis Boucherouite Moroccan Rug

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Buy at: Etsy

48. Colorful Authentic Vintage Morocco Berber Craft Boucherouite Rug

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Buy at: Beklina

49. Vintage Moroccan Hand Woven Wall Rug 71×32 inches

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Buy at: Etsy

50. Morocco Berber Azilal Craft Rug

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Buy at: Beklina

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