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.
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.
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.
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 hand knot the rugs. The patterns of silk rugs range from abstract modern designs, to traditional deigns. The lustrous silk fibers can be used to highlight details of the rug helping them stand out.
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 hand 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. Our natural dyeing techniques have been refined over the years to ensure a natural dye is long-lasting.
This is a fine example of an Overdyed area rug. These 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 antique washed, sheared, and finally hand dyed in a full immersion bath of a chosen color. The effect is quite stunning, adding a vibrant overcast to the whole rug and blending seamlessly with the prior dyes.
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.
Playful brilliant colors and bright stylish patterns, bring Ikat & Kaitag rugs culture to life. Ikat stems from the Malaysian word mangkait meaning to tie. Ancient Kaitag & Ikat were and are rare art form, deriving from women of the 1600's this art form would shape art itself forever. It wasn't until approximately the 1980's that these patterns would familiarized globally, all thanks to one British explorer/ researcher. These striking patterns have provided tasteful worldly charm, and have quickly become a staple for countless styles of design/decorating.
Kazak Rugs are popular for their stunning geometric designs & high quality dyes. Kazak patterns tend to be red, yellow/gold and blue. Designs include, but are not limited to animals, flowers, medallions, & iconic figures such as geometric people/ and animals & symbolic motifs.
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.
Favored for their ample size rustic antique look, Ziegler rugs offer more conservative patterns and color combinations. Though they are not named after a particular tribe, or city they are named after designer Ziegler. They Illustrate detailed pictures of trees, and floral designs. Throughout time they adapted more the western tastes, in order to create balance scale in a homes decor and furnishings.
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.