Nowadays, most sheepskin rugs available have short hair, that’s why many people like the texture of Icelandic sheepskin rugs. In fact Icelandic sheep are so rare thus making it hard to get their skin. On the other hand its demand is on the rise. Process of tanning Icelandic sheepskin gives hides luster and longer lasting beauty. Different styled rugs are manufactured after careful stitching of different hides together artistically.