AFGHAN

AFGHAN

Afghan rugs stand out due to their precise color palette. Various warm shades of scarlet in the field, border, and gul along with tones of mahogany-red, cerulean, and jet-black.

The motif forms a large octagon enclosing a geometric shape while the space in between the lines is embellished with hooked Greek-key and serrated-leaf motifs.

These Oriental carpets primarily are 7’6 x 9’10 to 8’9 x 9’11 feet. The warp, weft, and pile are in good quality wool.

ISPARTA

ISPARTA

Loyal to the timeless beauty Persian rugs, Isparta carpets maintain Persian tradition through its designs and weaving techniques.

KAYSARI

KAYSARI

Kayseri silk carpets have won worldwide acclaim due to their gorgeous, intricate designs and vivid colors combined with delicate weaving.

Often, their primary color is a rich cerulean or cardinal red.

USHAK

USHAK

Originating from west central Turkey, Ushak rugs are extremely diverse with the traditional prayer-motifs meant for mosque worship to star and medallion designs.

The bright colors dominate such as scarlet or navy blue.

HEREKE

HEREKE

Sultan Abdulmecid, an Otttoman Emperor, established the Hereke Imperial Factory in 1843 –the very pinnacle of the Turkish carpet weaving.

The creations from this factory were exclusively for the Ottoman Court.
Using wool on cotton warps and then silk from Bursa brought on the superb quality that Hereke carpets are famous for.

SIVAS

SIVAS

The timeless Persian motifs resurface in Sivas rugs: a centerpiece medallion and an allover design utilizing palmettes and vinescrolls.

Recreating the subtle elegance of early classic carpets, these Turkish carpets offer soft color palettes –pale pastel tones common in antique Silvas rugs.
Cerulean and scarlet tend to dominate as primary colors.