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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R8944 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
300cm X 200cm
£1750.00
R8944 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
R7316 Antique Indian Agra Rug
160cm X 80cm
£395.00
R7316 Antique Indian Agra Rug
R8943 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
285cm X 200cm
£1250.00  £995.00
R8943 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
R7570 Persian Camel Asmalyk Rug
145cm X 70cm
£595.00  £395.00
R7570 Persian Camel Asmalyk Rug
R9339 Handmade Kazak Carpet
300cm X 203cm
£2500.00
R9339 Handmade Kazak Carpet
R9049 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Carpets
285cm X 200cm
£1250.00
R9049 Hand Woven Vintage Anatolian Carpets
R9350 Handmade Kazak Rug
185cm X 120cm
£795.00
R9350 Handmade Kazak Rug
R8799 New Persian Rug
200cm X 150cm
£1750.00
R8799 New Persian Rug
R8830 Kazak Traditional Wool Rugs
163cm X 101cm
£595.00
R8830 Kazak Traditional Wool Rugs
R9251 Caucasian Kazak Carpets
300cm X 212cm
£2950.00
R9251 Caucasian Kazak Carpets
R9338 Handmade Kazak Carpet
241cm X 175cm
£1750.00
R9338 Handmade Kazak Carpet
R8123 Antique Persian Belouch Rug
185cm X 110cm
£595.00
R8123 Antique Persian Belouch Rug
R8798 New Persian Rug
200cm X 154cm
£1750.00
R8798 New Persian Rug
R8945 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
300cm X 200cm
£1750.00
R8945 Vintage Turkish Carpets London
R9340 Large Handmade Carpet
295cm X 245cm
£2500.00
R9340 Large Handmade Carpet
R8838 Handmade Transitional Kazak Rugs
265cm X 170cm
£1950.00
R8838 Handmade Transitional Kazak Rugs
Antique Persian Belouch Rug R9043
160cm X 87cm
£495.00
Antique Persian Belouch Rug R9043
R9033 Persian Tabriz Rug
160cm X 100cm
£795.00  £495.00
R9033 Persian Tabriz Rug
R7967 Turkish Dosemealti Rug
195cm X 125cm
£495.00
R7967 Turkish Dosemealti Rug
R9312 Antique Turkish Ushak Carpet
325cm X 305cm
£3950.00
R9312 Antique Turkish Ushak Carpet
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