The word "chobi" itself is Farsi for "color like wood." Our Chobis tend to have large geometric floral patterns and they are all hand knotted of hand spun wool. The dyes are made entirely from hand gathered fruits, vegetables, roots, tree barks and dried fruit shells, making Chobis the most labor-intensive of all of our carpets. Natural Dye Chobis are renowned for their lanolin-rich luster and stunning natural coloring. Their colors range from soft muted tans, browns to rich coppers, deep maroons, and sage greens. Our natural dyeing techniques have been refined over the years to ensure a natural dye that is steadfast and long-lasting. A special heirloom wash produces the subtle color variations that give rugs their distinctive antique look.
Heriz (Herez, Serapi) The most beautiful Rugs were woven in Heriz design itself For the last 100 years. The Heriz carpet designs have remained the same, with only small variations in color pallets and density of the design. The late 19th Century Rug (called Serapis) was of fewer details and softer colors and with time designs became denser with added jewel tone color pallets. Even though Sarouk carpets changed style later on, Heriz weavers stayed with the geometric pattern till now. However, Heriz was also a center of production of some of the best handmade carpets with both geometric and curvilinear floral patterns. A special heirloom wash produces the subtle color variations that give rugs their distinctive antique look.
William Morris design are part of arts and crafts movement often including natural forms. These 19th and early 20th century designs are distinctive for their stylized natural forms, their symmetry and their vibrant colors. William Morris patterns are based on nature such thistles, ginkgo leaves, willow trees and flowers. These modern hand knotted rugs are woven with high quality wool, silk or both.
Gabbeh rugs are hand-spun wool in both the pile and the foundation, as well as all natural dyes. Simple, colorful geometric patterns, abstract scenery, child-like representations of people and animals, different colors, reds, blue, greens ,yellow, purple. Modern technology has improved the dye process to allow a wider range of colors as well as more stable and easier to care for colors.
Moroccan Rug weaving began with the Berbers, who were the indigenous people of North Africa and inhabited Morocco before it was invaded by Arabs in the seventh century. These rugs are usually in bold colors and animated patterns, and the designs are almost always geometric or tribal. The colors and patterns are distinct according to the tribe that wove it. In the twentieth-century, the Moroccan Rugs are widely collected in the West because of its unique tribal patters. The wool of these rugs is plush and soft to the touch.
All our rugs are handmade/ hand knotted with high quality hand spun wool, silk, or combination of wool and silk. They vary in sizes, colors, shapes, and designs. Each rug is unique in its own way, consist of natural dyes that is steadfast and long-lasting.
Tibetan rug making is an ancient, traditional craft. Tibetan Rugs are traditionally made from Tibetan highlands sheep wool, called changpel. Tibetans use rugs for many purposes ranging from flooring to wall hanging to horse saddles, though the most common use is as a seating carpet. The knotting method used in Tibetan rug making is different from that used in other rug making traditions worldwide. Especially yarn spinning and trimming of the pile after weaving.
These natural cowhides come from organic cow .This cowhide that has been tanned properly will not shed under normal wear. It has a clean sheen and is tanned with a superior process that provides suppleness and longevity underfoot.These are Hand -Picked Value Cowhides. One -Of-A-Kind Hides.
Oushak rugs originated in the small town of Oushak in west central Anatolia. Oushak has been a production center of Turkish rugs since the 15th century. Since then, the most famous manufacturers of ottoman times has worked in Oushak. A special heirloom wash produces the subtle color variations that give rugs their distinctive antique look.
Hand weaved (hand knotted) in northern Pakistan, Peshawar/Chobi rugs are rich with culture. The design elements of Peshawar/Chobi rugs, consist of contemporary and traditional design elements and vintage motifs throughout. Making them one of the most versatile collections of rugs on the market. The use of 100% all natural vegetable dye on the wool is one of the most distinguishing features of Peshawar/Chobi rugs, they possess beautiful natural coloration.
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.
Modern design and bold colors of Art deco rugs, are unique and truly one of a kind. The visually striking designs pull together sharp geometric features, while embracing its luxurious roots of the global Art Deco design movement in the 20’s-40’s Many of the designs stem from the cubism, art Nuevo, and modernism movements. Art deco rugs revamped the decorating world.
The nature-inspired color palette of Serapi/Heriz rugs gives them an antique look, which has historically sought after for many years. They commonly feature intricate medallions, followed by abstract florals and geometric designs. What makes the Serapi/Heriz so desirable, is their high endurance and longevity under high traffic. Serapi/Heriz rugs are constructed by a labor intensive hand knotting process, made from thick plush piles of wool.
Wool and Silk rugs are known for their lustrous shiny fibers, and fabulously soft finish. Often times during the weaving process, a blend of silk and wool is used to weave the rugs. The patterns of silk rugs range from abstract modern designs, to traditional designs. The silk can be used to highlight details of the rug helping them stand out.
Our Peshawar rugs tend to have large geometric floral patterns and usually created using locally spun wool. The dyes are made entirely from hand gathered fruits, vegetables, roots, tree barks and dried fruit shells, making Peshawar rug the most labor-intensive of all of our carpets. Their colors range from soft muted tans, browns to rich coppers, deep maroons, and sage greens. Our natural dyeing techniques have been refined over the years to ensure a natural dye that is steadfast and long-lasting. Natural Dye Peshawar rugs are renowned for their lanolin-rich luster and stunning natural coloring. A special heirloom wash produces the subtle color variations that give rugs their distinctive antique look.