An Axminster carpet is machine woven, with individual pieces of yarn being woven with the weft. Axminster carpets are known for their quality, longevity and durability. Most popular is a velvet look, however more recently manufacturers are using twisted yarn to reduce the effect of shading.
A Wilton carpet is a high quality, woven carpet noted for having up to five colours per pattern.Wiltoncarpets are available in many patterns and they can have a looped (uncut) or cut pile. The difference between aWiltonand Axminster is that aWiltoncarpet yarn is a continuous strand woven all the way.Find out more