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.
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.
Ziegler rugs are one of the most popular and sought after rugs, due to their gentle tones and softer patterns. Ziegler rugs were designed with the western market in mind to fit into any room. They are simple yet striking, their design patterns adhere well with both modern, and traditional furnishings they also compliment neutral color schemes quite well.
Turkmen rugs uses vegetable dyes or other natural dyes from the land, which comes from Turkmen a city of Persia. Their trademark design and most common is tribal patterns. Turkmen rugs are mostly made with cotton and wool pile.
Bokharas are a type of handmade Pakistani rug; also known as Bukharas or Bokaras. Most are based on Turkmen prototypes called Tekkes. Pakistani Bokhara rugs are among the most popular handmade rugs in the world. They are popular for their soft, luxurious feel, heavy pile, attractive colors and appearance that consist of repeating octagonal figures called guls, usually on fields of burgundy red, gray blue, or sometimes green.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our Persian Hand-Knotted Heriz Serapi Rug is a work of art that will add elegance and sophistication to any space. Made by skilled artisans using traditional techniques, this rug is a true masterpiece that showcases the beauty and craftsmanship of Persian rug-making.
Kilim and flat weave rugs are one of the oldest methods of rug production. They are beautiful masterpieces from the Middle East, which denote a pile-less textile. The pattern of these rugs is produced entirely by horizontal wefts that cover the vertical warps. Large-scale patterns are reliant on the quality of the fine weaving technique that is used to create these works of art. The utilization of all over design is what made these rugs so well known. Nowadays Kilim rugs are not only used as decorative floor pieces but also as wall accents and even bed coverlets.
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. Isfahan rugs are one of the highest quality rugs in the world.
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.