When we started manufacturing the carpets and rugs in india, there were certain terms which were not clear to us as that time. what is difference between carpets and rugs, what are handtufted rugs, handknotted rugs, shaggy rugs? There were multiple questions always rover in the mind.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki is an encyclopidia where you can have answers to many terms used in handmade carpets and rugs.
For more details you may visit our carpet and rug glossary at our website www.surekasgroup.com
you may also visit at www.custom-rugs-custom-carpets.com for more details about the making of custom made rugs.