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.
Woven for centuries by the people of the Zagros mountains, Gabbeh rugs are hand knotted to reflect tribal and other patterns such as solids, and nomadic designs. The Farsi word “Gabbeh” translates to raw or something natural, these rugs were prized for their use of vibrant natural dyes. The simplistic “child-like” bold designs of Gabbeh rugs is what makes them perfectly.
Gabbeh rugs are made by nomads in south-central Iran, and feature 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. Gabbeh rugs are hand-knotted ( handmade ) thick Persian rug with long soft wool pile. Gabbeh like many other types of Persian rugs is made with local handspun wool and vegetable dye.
Nahavand rugs comes from the city of Nahavand in Persia. These rugs have a tribal style look, often using floral medallions and a variety of vegetable dyed colors such as reds, blues, greens and different shades of ivory. Nahavand rugs are made with very high quality wool, which gives it a shine. They are very durable rugs that will last a lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hamadan rugs comes from Hamadan, which is the capital and one of the oldest city’s in Persia. This city is considered to be one of the most productive and diverse weaving centers. Tribal is the most common style for Hamadan rugs. They incorporate rich blues and dark reds that use ivory and soft neutral colors for contrast, which makes these rugs very versatile.
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.