Rugs and Carpets

Rugs and carpets are a decorative part of many households. They are a type of ornamental fiber generally made of thick material. Wool and wool blends, man-made fibers such as nylon, polyester, acrylic, and polypropylene are the usual materials used to make carpets and rugs. Carpets and rugs are almost exclusively used as a floor covering.

They can be classified under the following categories:

  • Woven: Such carpets and rugs are made on a loom. They can be plush or Berber. New variety of carpets and rugs have emerged which merge both the plush and Berber varieties. This process makes the fabrication of labyrinthine and complex designs possible from prearranged patterns. All these intricacies and slow and laborious process of their production make these rugs and carpets the most exorbitant of all.

 

  • Needle Felt: They are made by interweaving and entwining specific synthetic fibers by employing barbed and forked needles. This makes the carpets very durable. They are mostly used in commercial establishments where more traffic frequency leads to more wear and tear.

 

  • Knotted: In a knotted carpet, the transversal weft threads oscillate with an ancillary weft that moves up at right angles to the surface of the weave. This ancillary weft is secured with the one of three knot types. Oriental rugs and carpets mostly use this hand-made knotting procedure.

 

  • Tufted: They are made by injecting their pile into a backing fabric that itself is then fused with a subsidiary backing produced from man made fibers or woven fabric generally extracted from jute or sisal. This technique is most common in making rugs and carpets for domestic use.

 

  • Flatweave: They are made by interlocking the longitudinal and transversal threads.

 

  • Hooked: They are elementary variety of rug that is made by hand. It is manufactured by pulling cloth strips through the plexus of a strong fabric.

 

Turkish Rugs and Carpets

Carpets and rugs of the Turkish variety are among the most popular and well-known type. Starting their initiation from mainly the nomadic Turkish people of mediaeval ages, it was made in large quantities for the court and also for export. Usually handcrafted and either flat woven or hand knitted, they are also called Anatolian carpets. Women and girls make up the bulk of carpets, kilims and rug weavers and artisans. Wool, cotton and silk are the preferred textiles for carpets and rugs. Wool pile on wool weft and warp is most conventional and credible. Wool pile on cotton weft and warp allow more intricate designs possible. Floral designs are available in these types of weaving in addition to classic geometrical patterns. Silk pile on silk warp and weft result in most intricate carpets having really a fine weave. The most noteworthy feature of Anatolian carpets is the "symbolization" laid down by the conventional weaving techniques.

Turkish Vintage Small Rugs R7215

Turkish Vintage Small Rugs R7215 (70cm X 50cm)

Price: £150.00

Turkish Vintage Small Rugs R7215
Turkish Small Vintage Rug R7220

Turkish Small Vintage Rug R7220 (58cm X 50cm)

Price: £150.00

Turkish Small Vintage Rug R7220
Wonderful Hand Woven Turkish Rug R7207

Wonderful Hand Woven Turkish Rug R7207 (105cm X 55cm)

Price: £175.00

Wonderful Hand Woven Turkish Rug R7207
R7650 Beautiful Turkish Cal Rug

R7650 Beautiful Turkish Cal Rug (150cm X 90cm)

Price: £495.00

R7650 Beautiful Turkish Cal Rug
Afghan Rugs and Carpets

Hand woven carpets and rugs traditionally made in Afghanistan are in great demand in today’s world. The most alluring are the rugs woven in Herat province in west Afghanistan. Protracted human and animal figures are their trademark feature. Baluchi rugs are another popular type of afghan rugs. Rugs are usually of medium sizes and the most common pattern is the octagonal elephant’s foot print generally with a red background.

R7303 Afghan Rug

R7303 Afghan Rug (181cm X 150cm)

Price: £650.00

R7303 Afghan Rug
R6770 Afghan Rug

R6770 Afghan Rug (275cm X 196cm)

Price: £795.00

R6770 Afghan Rug
R6655 New Afghan Rug

R6655 New Afghan Rug (150cm X 90cm)

Price: £595.00

R6655 New Afghan Rug
R2159 Afghan Rug

R2159 Afghan Rug (186cm X 127cm)

Price: £650.00

R2159 Afghan Rug
Persian rugs and carpets

They are an indispensable part of Persian culture dating back to ancient Persia. They present one of the highest qualities and most exotic types of carpets available in market. Iran generates and exports the largest quantity of handmade carpets and rugs which accounts for three quarters of the world’s entire yield. Weaving pile rugs is a strenuous and exhausting process. Wool is the most popular material. Cotton is also used quite often for foundation. Silk carpets are also made though they are not much popular.

R6899 Antique Persian Tabriz Rug

R6899 Antique Persian Tabriz Rug (200cm X 140cm)

Price: £1250.00

R6899 Antique Persian Tabriz Rug
R7541 Persian Kashan Carpet

R7541 Persian Kashan Carpet (338cm X 223cm)

Price: £3950.00

R7541 Persian Kashan Carpet
R5177 Antique Persian Malayer Rug

R5177 Antique Persian Malayer Rug (416cm X 171cm)

Price: £1750.00

R5177 Antique Persian Malayer Rug
R3219 Antique Persian Carpet

R3219 Antique Persian Carpet (362cm X 280cm)

Price: £3950.00

R3219 Antique Persian Carpet
Oriental rugs and carpets

Indian, Chinese, Arabian, Persian, Turkish, Tibetan all come under oriental rugs and carpets. The culture of carpets and rugs is really an old phenomenon. Wool is the dominant material in making carpets. Cotton and silk are other popular materials. Handmade rugs and carpets are the hallmark of the oriental variety. Various symbolizations pertaining to cultures of their origin is a distinctive feature of oriental carpets and rugs.

Antique Caucasian Kazak Rug R7707

Antique Caucasian Kazak Rug R7707 (90cm X 60cm)

Price: £395.00

Antique Caucasian Kazak Rug R7707
R374 Antique Oriental Carpet

R374 Antique Oriental Carpet (287cm X 193cm)

Price: £1250.00

R374 Antique Oriental Carpet
R367 Persian Kashan Carpet

R367 Persian Kashan Carpet (290cm X 210cm)

Price: £1750.00

R367 Persian Kashan Carpet
R6558 Oriental Kelim Rug

R6558 Oriental Kelim Rug (275cm X 214cm)

Price: £1495.00

R6558 Oriental Kelim Rug
Handmade rugs and carpets

The most fascinating carpets and rugs are those which are handmade. The orients are famous for their hand woven rugs and carpets. Wool is the most preferred material whereas now cotton and silk are also becoming popular. They are most expensive and require a few months to considerable number of years to make one carpet based on its quality and size.

Selecting the best and most exotic rugs and carpets is an uphill task. Our expertise, experience is highly valued in London and is your best guide. We have most comprehensive collection of carpets and rugs which will captivate you. Come to us and make your home more beautiful with antique and authentic products.

R4502 Tibetan Carpets

R4502 Tibetan Carpets (240cm X 170cm)

Price: £995.00

R4502 Tibetan Carpets
R7676 Beautiful Decorative Antique Ushak Carpet

R7676 Beautiful Decorative Antique Ushak Carpet (344cm X 244cm)

Price: £4950.00

R7676 Beautiful Decorative Antique Ushak Carpet
R4707 Tibetan Carpet

R4707 Tibetan Carpet (240cm X 170cm)

Price: £995.00

R4707 Tibetan Carpet
Khal Mohammadi Carpet R7459

Khal Mohammadi Carpet R7459 (290cm X 210cm)

Price: £2950.00

Khal Mohammadi Carpet R7459
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