Afghan Rugs
Afghan Rugs are one of the ancient oriental rugs, conventionally manufactured in the Afghanistan. The majority of Afghan carpets are named after their area of foundation or through the name of the ethnic group who weaves them. These carpets are testimony to the wide ethical, aesthetic and superior skills of the artists. The woven style and designing of varies with different regions from where these rugs have originated. Afghan Turkestan rugs are basically manufactured in the areas near to border of Uzbekistan. Herati rugs are produced in the Herati regions of the Afghan these rugs are one of the extraordinary and identifiable oriental rugs among all other forms of rugs. Maximum of the rugs manufactured in this area are crafted with the fine patterns of living creatures. It is a difficult and time consuming job to craft Herati rugs as they require closed weave in different contortions within a little surface. Baluch tribes of Afghanistan are renowned for their specially crafted wool rugs with traditional ways of weaving mostly by the women folk of that area. To be in line with the latest techniques, many weavers have implemented the technique of weaving and artworks from other countries like turkey, Iran etc in their interweaving styles. There are number of ethnic groups which are specially known for their rug arts such as Andkhoy, Sulayman, Aq Shah, Barmazid, Qarqueen etc. According to the ethnic groups, Afghan Rugs are divided into three various major categories which are Afghan Turkestan, Baluch, and Herati. Prized for their high quality and fine craftsmanship, Afghan Rugs are easily recognized by their characteristic patterns, often set in warm, deep red colour tones. Signature Afghan patterns include the Göls (elephant foot like pattern) and octagonal pattern (eight shaped) often with curvilinear flowers in dark blue, ochre and beige, whilst Pakistani carpets are typically known for their Mori, Bhokara patterns. Various natural and vegetable dyes are used to extract the richness of colors. Many patterns and colors are used, traditionally the most woven design is the elephant's foot, often with a red background. The weavers also weave other trappings of the nomadic lifestyle.
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R8654 Traditional Afghan Rug
95cm X 61cm
£125.00
R8654 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8267 Afghan Kazak Carpets
253cm X 167cm
£1500.00
R8267 Afghan Kazak Carpets
R8660 Traditional Afghan Rug
68cm X 51cm
£49.00
R8660 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8304 Afghan Kazak Rugs
125cm X 81cm
£495.00
R8304 Afghan Kazak Rugs
R8656 Traditional Afghan Rug
99cm X 50cm
£125.00
R8656 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8663 Traditional Afghan Rug
87cm X 55cm
£125.00
R8663 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8664 Traditional Afghan Rug
90cm X 60cm
£125.00
R8664 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8657 Traditional Afghan Rug
97cm X 47cm
£125.00
R8657 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8268 Afghan Kazak Carpets
256cm X 204cm
£1750.00
R8268 Afghan Kazak Carpets
R8662 Traditional Afghan Rug
90cm X 64cm
£125.00
R8662 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8310 Persian Isfahan Carpets
300cm X 206cm
£2950.00
R8310 Persian Isfahan Carpets
R8273 Afghan Kazak Rugs
182cm X 125cm
£595.00
R8273 Afghan Kazak Rugs
R8659 Traditional Afghan Rug
90cm X 56cm
£125.00
R8659 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8271 Beautiful Afghan Kazak Carpets
122cm X 85cm
£295.00
R8271 Beautiful Afghan Kazak Carpets
R8673 Persian Isfahan Rugs
155cm X 108cm
£1950.00
R8673 Persian Isfahan Rugs
R8653 Traditional Afghan Rug
96cm X 50cm
£125.00
R8653 Traditional Afghan Rug
R6641 Afghan Chobi Rug
216cm X 136cm
£1500.00
R6641 Afghan Chobi Rug
R8655 Traditional Afghan Rug
84cm X 56cm
£125.00
R8655 Traditional Afghan Rug
R8658 Afghan Traditional Afghan Rug
92cm X 58cm
£125.00
R8658 Afghan Traditional Afghan Rug
R8275 New Afghan Kazak Rugs
120cm X 82cm
£395.00
R8275 New Afghan Kazak Rugs
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