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.
The style of handmade Tabriz rugs comes from the city of Tabriz in Persia. Tabriz has one of the most diverse displays of designs from medallion, Herati/Mahi, to figural, pictorial, and even 3-d shaped rugs. Materials are usually made of wool or silk, which is used for very fine rugs. Tabriz rugs are very desirable rugs.
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.
Overdyed rugs have become popular, because of their vibrant colors and vintage look. Each one is unique; there are no two alike. They are hand knotted and are made through a natural dye process. After this process is completed the end result is an oversaturated color.
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.
Simplistic, Savannah Grass rugs are beautiful with their solid color look. These rugs are simple, with wool and silk bringing out the color amazingly. Variations within the solid color break it up and harmonize to make a modern yet traditional look. Easy for these rugs to be placed in any area of the house.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Originating in Cairo, Egypt, Mamluk rugs are prominent for their amazing ability to have extremely symmetrical designs. This creates a splendid mirror-like effect. The medallions can be seen as interlacing stars and polygons, with other geometric patterns surrounding. The colors commonly used for these traditional rugs are blues, rich reds, ivory, and greens.
Silk Rugs are the most splendid, and often most valuable of all handmade rugs. The silk rug comes in variety of colors and sizes. Today silk rugs are made to be use in every day. All our rugs are very high quality and durable. This beautiful rugs are majestic from any angles you look at it.
Nain rugs are made with mostly beautiful muted colors, predominantly beige, dark blue, light blue, burgundy, green, ivory and many more. Nain rugs do not only use wool as their foundation. Silk is often used as highlighting the details of the design. These rugs are very elegant are sought after.
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.
Kashmar rugs are extremely detailed and are known for their unique patterns. These rugs often display a historic or pictorial design. Kashmar rugs are very elegant and desirable. The texture of the pile is high in quality, which makes it very soft and adds a sense of comfort to any room.
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.