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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Recognizable vivacious colors of overdyed involves a five step process, that makes something old into something new. various chemical washes and natural sun bleaching, helps to soften some of the harsher outlines of vintage patterns then a blank canvas is created. Once the rug is ready to be dyed, it is hand dyed several times using natural dyes. The colors from the natural dyes gives them their lively splash of color.
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.
These 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. These rugs are very elegant and durable, perfect for a variety of different rooms and spaces within a home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overdyed rugs, as you can guess from their name, go through a complicated process of dying. This multistep process makes rugs bright and bold. Our collection of overdyed rugs includes overdyed Persian rugs and regular overdyed rugs. Persian overdyed rugs have vintage look because they are sheered in the process of dying. Regular overdyed rugs have vivid color schemes. However, our overdyed rugs are eco-friendly, because we use only natural dyes for their production. If you like Oriental rugs, but prefer modern interior design style, look no further! Deep colors of overdyed rugs will make any room more sophisticated.
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.
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.