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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.