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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R8469 Persian Silk and Wool Nain Rugs
200cm X 130cm
£1750.00
R8469 Persian Silk and Wool Nain Rugs
R8595 Vintage Kayseri Turkish Carpet
286cm X 200cm
£1750.00
R8595 Vintage Kayseri Turkish Carpet
R8622 Handmade Persian Tabriz Rug
220cm X 140cm
£1750.00  £1250.00
R8622 Handmade Persian Tabriz Rug
R8375 Persian Ziegler Carpet
210cm X 150cm
£1250.00
R8375 Persian Ziegler Carpet
R8586 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
212cm X 133cm
£795.00
R8586 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R8438 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
220cm X 137cm
£1500.00
R8438 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
R8584 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
180cm X 90cm
£395.00
R8584 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R8371 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
244cm X 175cm
£1950.00
R8371 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
R8585 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
192cm X 126cm
£595.00
R8585 Hand Woven Turkish Anatolian Rug
R8605 Persian round Silk and wool Nain Rugs
105cm X 105cm
£795.00
R8605 Persian round Silk and wool Nain Rugs
R8623 Persian Silk and Wool Nain Rugs
250cm X 155cm
£2500.00
R8623 Persian Silk and Wool Nain Rugs
R8468 Persian Silk and wool Nain Rugs
200cm X 120cm
£1950.00
R8468 Persian Silk and wool Nain Rugs
R8596 Vintage Turkish Konya Carpets
267cm X 210cm
£1500.00
R8596 Vintage Turkish Konya Carpets
R8383 Turkish Handmade Vintage Carpet
210cm X 175cm
£995.00
R8383 Turkish Handmade Vintage Carpet
R8640 Traditional Pakistan Bokhara Rug
175cm X 123cm
£595.00
R8640 Traditional Pakistan Bokhara Rug
R8381 - Handmade Caucasian Kazak Carpets
182cm X 175cm
£1495.00
R8381 - Handmade Caucasian Kazak Carpets
R8638 Traditional Pakistan Bokhara Rug
300cm X 222cm
£1750.00
R8638 Traditional Pakistan Bokhara Rug
R8369 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
154cm X 102cm
£795.00
R8369 Fine Persian Ziegler Carpet
R8594 Beautiful Decorative Large Turkish Carpet
390cm X 317cm
£3250.00
R8594 Beautiful Decorative Large Turkish Carpet
R8619 Turkish Hereke Rugs
160cm X 95cm
£795.00
R8619 Turkish Hereke Rugs
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Antique Turkish Kilim Rug R7837
Antique Turkish Kilim Rug R7837
225 cm X 136 cm
£995  £750
 
F1135 Antique Turkish Malatya Kilim Rug
F1135 Antique Turkish Malatya Kilim Rug
272 cm X 151 cm
£1495  £995
 
F1292 Antique Turkish Konya Kilim Runner
F1292 Antique Turkish Konya Kilim Runner
300 cm X 60 cm
£995  £595
 
F1304 Turkish Milas Rug
F1304 Turkish Milas Rug
144 cm X 87 cm
£795  £595
 
F1356 Karabagh Kilim Rug
F1356 Karabagh Kilim Rug
275 cm X 255 cm
£1500  £995
 
F1542 Antique Kilim Patchwork
F1542 Antique Kilim Patchwork
202 cm X 157 cm
£675  £495
 
F1620 Antique Sivas Kilim Rug
F1620 Antique Sivas Kilim Rug
157 cm X 193 cm
£950  £795
 
F1621 Antique Sivas Kilim
F1621 Antique Sivas Kilim
210 cm X 156 cm
£795  £595
 
F252 Handmade Turkish Kilim Rug
F252 Handmade Turkish Kilim Rug
190 cm X 140 cm
£795  £495
 
F27 Vintage Anatolian Esme Kilim Rug
F27 Vintage Anatolian Esme Kilim Rug
342 cm X 190 cm
£1495  £1200
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