Tabriz rugs are elegant and classic and are largely sought out for their precisely done designs. No one rug is the same and there is no traditional color or pattern scheme for these rugs to follow. They are common to be symmetric and can consist of linear designs, emblems, geometric shapes, various motifs, and Herati (fish) medallions. These rugs are very bold in nature and give a sense of individualism to a room.
Originating in the small town of Oushak in west-central Anatolia, these rugs were highly favored by the Ottoman Empire. Oushak rugs are one of the most significant styles of Turkish rugs and are known for their beautiful antique look. They are usually designed with motifs consisting of flowers, tendrils, or even geometric shape designs. Larger medallions complement the more intricate designs, creating perfect harmony. Colors are stunningly balanced with warm and cool tones, completing the rug.
Designed by the famous British textile designer William Morris, these lovely patterns are inspired by the Arts and Crafts Movement that flourished in the mid 19th century. Heavily inspired by nature, the designs consist of mostly bold and intricate botanical shapes. William Morris rugs perfectly reflect these designs with their strong colors and blend of classic and modern design.
Isfahan rugs date back to the seventeenth century. Isfahan was then the capital of Persia. These rugs are known to be classic and are hand knotted with either silk or wool foundations. They use variety vegetable dye colors such as reds, blues, ivory, beige, black and much more.
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.
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.
The style of Kashan rugs comes from the city of Kashan in Persia. Some of the best classical Persian rugs have come from Kashan. Although many Kashan rugs tend to be traditional, they also tend to use softer colors for a modern look as well. These rugs are extremely tightly knotted.
This Vintage looking rug is a Persian Rug that has been white washed. These kind of rugs demonstrate a process best described as 'The modern palette applied to classics'. It consists of an added step to the finishing process in which the rug is white washed, and sheared. The effect is quite stunning, adding a white overcast to the whole rug and blending seamlessly with the prior dyes.
Nain rugs are beautifully and skillfully crafted and are known for their high knot density and blend of silk and wool. Design-wise, these rugs are ornate with floral patterns and traditionally have a floral design in the center and done up motifs. They predominantly come in blues and beige and red, creating a soothing atmosphere, but can come in a variety of other colors as well.
Super Kazak rugs were woven in the south of Caucasus and are very regional in their designs. Super Kazak rugs are very traditional in look and the patterns can vary from geometric shapes, tribal designs like people and animals, and symbolic medallions. They are beautifully intricate and heavy in design. These rugs come in varieties of rich, warm, jewel tones that can liven up any space.
Gabbeh rugs are nothing short of simplistic and tribal, with designs consisting of primarily geometric shapes, animals, and plants. All done in a simplified way and based on the nomadic observation. Commonly brightly colored, these rugs are fun and beautiful and will add a warm touch to any home.
Heriz, Serapi rugs are well known for their bold and angular designs. Many being symmetric, they withhold boldly done geometric and floral-inspired shapes. These shapes are brought out with rich reds, blues, greens, and yellows contrasted against ivory. Heriz, Serapi rugs are very elegant and durable, perfect for a variety of different rooms and spaces within a home.
Tabriz rugs have been in existence since the 9-10th century. For generations, Tabriz rugs have become known for their diverse designs, from medallion, Herati/Mahi, to figural, pictorial, and even 3-d shaped rugs. Antique Tabriz rugs, with picture images, are very desirable and are of high quality. Tabriz rugs come in different sizes, and many different colors, mostly blue, red, black and cream/ivory. Tabriz carpet represents various kinds of art such as ornamental patterns, scenes of falconry or images of a ferocious lion and images of fragments of palaces and mosques, scenes of battles.
William Morris was a 19th-century British textile designer, who played a significant role in the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. William Morris rugs are inspired by nature observation. Plant leaves, flowers, bird patterns make William Morris rugs unforgettable. Their style can be characterized as folksy and romantic. If you look for classic elegance, the William Morris rug would be a perfect choice. Like all the rugs we sell, William Morris rugs are handwoven and eco-friendly, because no harsh chemicals are used to treat them.
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.
Cowhide rugs are exceptionally unique due to the material they are made from, being 100% organic cowhide. These rugs are expertly stitched together and tanned, making them the only best quality. Many of our Cowhide rugs consist of hexagon shapes and other geometric designs. The natural dyes used to create a large scale of different colors and keep the hide soft and in good shape.