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.
Flat weave Kilim rugs can be displayed as tapestry for d�cor purposes, or utilized for more functionally as a rug. The production can be traced back to ancient times, and still use many of the same weaving techniques used then. The Tightly weaved Kilim rugs showcase elaborate tribal designs, that of which have particular meanings. Our Kilim rugs are hand knotted and made of 100% natural 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 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 known as the world’s best coarsely woven Iranian tribal rugs. They consist of a very think pile woven in a relatively low knot density. The designs of these rugs are mostly geometric and symbolic in both shape and style. These rugs were woven to tell a story depicting a landscape, scene, or even conveying a specific emotion. Their construct consists of handspun sheep’s wool and vegetable dyes. Gabbeh rugs are organic in composition and their appearance is rich in texture. They truly are unique works of art.
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.
Woven with rich, jewel-like colors and intricate symbols, tribal rugs have a timeless quality that. Handmade rug adds comfort and pulls a room together. kilim is a word of Turkish origin which denotes a pileless textile of multiple uses produced by one of several flat weaving techniques that have a common or closely related heritage and are taken into practice in the geographical areas of Turkey (Anatolia and Thrace), Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, China, North Africa, the Balkans and the Caucasus.