A special technique is used in the weaving of Indian kelim carpets, which means that kelim carpets are thinner but also faster than traditional oriental carpets. Their design is modern and consists of many colours. Kelim carpets are very popular, mainly because they fit perfectly into most homes and are in the inexpensive carpet category. Another name for this type of kelim carpet is rag rug. It is used for decorating the home, both as a wall carpet and as a floor covering. It can be used as living room carpet, runner carpet, hall carpet, kitchen carpet.