Bokharas are a type of handmade Pakistani rug; also known as Bukharas or Bokaras. Most are based on Turkmen prototypes called Tekkes. Pakistani Bokhara rugs are among the most popular handmade rugs in the world. They are popular for their soft, luxurious feel, heavy pile, attractive colors and appearance that consist of repeating octagonal figures called guls, usually on fields of burgundy red, gray blue, or sometimes green.
Coming from Central Asia, Bokhara rugs were originally made by the Turkoman Tekke tribes. Brightly colored with reds and burgundy mixed with earthy browns is one of the most noticeable thighs about these rugs. They can also be found in bright blues and grays as well. Along with their unique diamond and octangle geometric designs. The patterns are often repeating, not tightly packed, and in rows.
Beljik rugs are known for their shades of deep reds, blues and blacks. Beljik rugs are generally tribal and geometric patterns. The knots of the Beljik rug are the finest of all tribal style rugs. The wool to make these rugs are only taken from the belly of the sheep. Therefore, it takes many more sheep to make the Beljik rug.
For many centuries Persian rugs have been a staple in Persian culture and art forms. The complexity of the deigns is what makes them so beautiful. Designs can be anything from pictorial, florals, traditional, and other various styles. Their beauty captures the traditions of Iran throughout history. Our Persian rugs always use natural dyes to create their sharp coloring.