Seagrass is derived from dried sedge plants grown in saltwater marshes found in the Asia-Pacific region. This perennial plant has grass-like leaves which are durable when woven together to create fabulous textured rugs. Seagrass rugs are slightly more durable, stain-resistant then jute or sisal. But still require higher-maintenance care & cleaning. A fiberseal protection is recommended.
Part of the banana family, Abaca fiber has a glossy shine that feels soft underfoot and is incredibly durable. Abaca rugs typically have a chunkier look and feel.
Abaca rugs can be woven without the need of additional finish binding), being produced with a self-edge. No dyes or backings are used with abaca, making is 100% eco-friendly.