Moroccan rugs can be traced back all the way to the Paleolithic era, early native people of Morocco quickly embraced the trade of rug making. They were then utilized for beneficial purposes rather than decorating. Due to the harsh climates of the Atlas Mountains, Moroccan rugs were traditionally made with plentiful wool piles to provide warmth. Today Moroccan rugs are heavily found in western homes, because of their upscale chic design and delightfully plush feel.
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.
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.
Gabbeh rugs are hand knotted to reflect tribal and other patterns such as solids, and nomadic designs. The simplistic "child-like" bold designs of Gabbeh rugs is what makes them perfectly suitable for any decor. Gabbeh rugs are made from high-quality wool and have a high density of knots. Gabbeh rugs are hand-knotted and eco-friendly, because only natural dyes are used in their production.�
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.
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.
Flat weave Kilim rugs can be displayed as tapestry for decor 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.