Oriental Rugs

Oriental rugs are weaved in the oriental countries that refer to a vast area of Asia including countries like Iran, Afghanistan, China, Nepal and India. They are essentially handmade by the deft craftsmanship of the weavers, the skill of which is handed over from one generation to the next. It should be understood that Oriental rug is a comprehensive idea with each country or area exhibiting its own essential characteristics. Whatever might be the local difference, the essential feature of oriental rugs is that they bear intricate designs and motifs that have the subtleties of the oriental idea of visual art. From floral designs to complicated geometric patterns and even motifs of animals and legends are found in the oriental rugs.

Oriental rugs are in high demand among the elite classes of Europe and America since the 1880s. At that time there had been two exhibitions of oriental rugs that have shown the world what the indigenous cultures of Asia are capable of in terms of aesthetic achievements. The colors used in the Oriental rug vary from one region to the other although a general tendency is shown to have a knack for bright and vibrant colors. For instance, crimson red and blue are seen in abundance in the Afghan and Persian rugs.

Oriental rugs are usually weaved over a base that is either cotton or wool. Raw silk is also used in some varieties and they are usually more expensive. The weaver then weaves a knot over the base and these knots can be either symmetrical as in the Turkish varieties or asymmetrical as in the case of Persian carpets. The authenticity of the oriental rugs can be recognized from the nature of the knots which exhibit minor defects as is obvious in case of hand weaving.

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R8313 Turkish Vintage Milas Carpets
290cm X 195cm
£1250.00
R8313 Turkish Vintage Milas Carpets
R8586 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
212cm X 133cm
£795.00
R8586 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R7889 Vintage Dosemealti Turkish Rugs
195cm X 98cm
£495.00
R7889 Vintage Dosemealti Turkish Rugs
R7890 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
214cm X 127cm
£795.00
R7890 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
R8375 Persian Ziegler Carpet
210cm X 150cm
£1250.00  £995.00
R8375 Persian Ziegler Carpet
R7892 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
180cm X 131cm
£495.00
R7892 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
R7991 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
171cm X 125cm
£495.00
R7991 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
R8117 Vintage Handmade Konya Rug
222cm X 167cm
£795.00
R8117 Vintage Handmade Konya Rug
R8584 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
180cm X 90cm
£395.00
R8584 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R7902 Vintage Hereke Turkish Carpet
250cm X 162cm
£1950.00
R7902 Vintage Hereke Turkish Carpet
R7895 Hand Woven Turkish Rug
203cm X 123cm
£495.00
R7895 Hand Woven Turkish Rug
R8381 - Handmade Caucasian Kazak Carpets
182cm X 175cm
£1495.00
R8381 - Handmade Caucasian Kazak Carpets
R7893 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
188cm X 144cm
£795.00
R7893 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
R8312 Vintage Milas Turkish Carpets
265cm X 171cm
£1250.00  £995.00
R8312 Vintage Milas Turkish Carpets
R7906 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Tulu Rugs
180cm X 120cm
£395.00
R7906 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Tulu Rugs
R8365 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
150cm X 101cm
£795.00
R8365 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
R7894 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
190cm X 131cm
£495.00
R7894 Hand Woven Turkish Dosemealti Carpets
R8369 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
154cm X 102cm
£795.00
R8369 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
R8585 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
192cm X 126cm
£595.00
R8585 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R7891 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
184cm X 111cm
£495.00
R7891 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Rug
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