TYPE OF CARPETS

In our collection, you will find selected carpets, such as classic, tribal and modern.

More over, you will see decorative items, like handicrafts with chainstich and needlepoint, throws, wall hangings, cushions etc.

The carpets and decorative items which are shown in this site, are representative of our wide variety and collection which is under constant renewal.

The following classification will help you find the right type of carpet for you.

 


CARPETS CLASSIC

These carpets have harmony and follow a specific drawing on paper. They are decorated with elements from nature (like flowers, trees of life, branches with leaves) and animal decorations as well.

The themes are weaved in detail and come in a wide variety of colors.
In this category, we have classified all the Pakistani carpets like BOKHARA and all the Chinese sculptured ones.
Some of the names of classic designs are TABRIZ, ESFAHAN, NAIN, SAROUK, TREE OF LIFE QUM, HEREKE, BOKHARA, BIDJAR, SARAB, KESHAN, MOUD, MESHED etc.

 

 

NOMADIC OR TRIBAL CARPETS


In this category, we classify carpets which present a geometrical design. The basic colors are red and shades of red, like cinnamon and brick. Orange, black and many blue are commonly used as well.

Most of these carpets have a woolen warp and often present different variations in the design and color variation in the pile. However this is not considered to be a defect because the conditions of weaving these type of rugs are very difficult, especially in the rural weaving areas.

These carpets are weaved by people who love in tents, fend cattle and more around as nomads. In winter, they live in plains and in spring they move to the mountains. In this category, we have classified kelims and Sumak weaving.

Some of the names of Afghan and Turkmen carpets are, KUNDUZ, YAMUT, HATCHLOU, BESHIR, BOKHARA, KAZAK, KHAL MOHAMMADI.
Some of the Iranian tribal regions are ABADEH, SHIRAZ, AZERI, LORI, SIRDJAN, HAMEDAN, YALAMEH, MEIMEH.
Among the tribes, some names include BELUTCHI and GHASHGAI who weave "jewels on the loom".

 
 

 

MODERN CARPETS

These types of carpets fall under the category of Gabbeh rugs and carpets.

These thick-pile carpets have few colors and designs fitted into the surface. They provide serenity, simplicity and warmth.

The weavers prefer to improvise weaving rather than follow a spectacular design. These are a variety of sizes from 0,40 x 0,60, runners, bedroom sets, until 2 x 3 sizes.

DECORATIVE ITEMS

 

In this category, you will see throws for sofas, cushions with flower decorations and traditional Greek designs. In addition, you will see handicrafts with chainstich and needlepoint in a variety of sizes.