Founded in Australia in 2009 by Jodie Fried and Sally Pottharst, Armadillo and Co offer traditional, handmade and fine quality rugs that embrace centuries old weaving practices by local artisans. Combining aesthetics, ethics and a passion for social responsibility Jodie and Sally have fused their complementary backgrounds in design and finance to create this unique and thriving Australian company. With both founders having a deep passion for design, India and Fair Trade practices they resolved to blend these elements to offer unique, handmade entrance mats, hall runners, outdoor rugs, custom rugs, hemp rugs and wool rugs that were previously unavailable in the Australian market.
Sustainable and Natural Materials With environmental responsibility being a key commitment of Armadillo and Co, each rug is crafted using sustainable natural fibres such as hemp, pure wool, and recycled PET fibres (outdoor collection). Each step in the manufacturing process is also carefully considered to minimise the impact on the Earth, whilst implementing a ‘reuse, reduce and recycle’ philosophy where possible.
100% Handmade Products Each and every Armadillo and Co product is 100% handmade from start to finish. Beginning with yarns that are spun and dyed using age old methods, these are then passed onto the artisans who weave and finish the rugs. We are proud that all our rugs are unique and offer insights into the ancient craftsmanship and rich history of rug making that has been passed along from generation to generation.
Social Responsibility Every time you purchase an Armadillo and Co rug you are helping to support the communities and families of our artisans that come from some of the most poverty stricken communities in India. Along with supporting schools in the villages where our products and woven, we also ensure that every step of our manufacturing process meets the highest ethical standards and embraces Fair Trade practices.
Armadillo and Co collections offer a variety of weaves, shapes and sizes that are woven in local village communities by traditional weavers and will make the perfect addition to your home . Shop Armadillo and Co at Salt Living, online and in our Gold Coast boutique located in The Strand at Coolangatta. You may place an order via Salt Living for any Armadillo and Co items, including custom rug orders. If noted out of stock on our website please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.
Salt Living offers complimentary delivery to your door (Australian addresses only)