Kilim Rugs and Carpets Blog

Interesting Stories of Rugs

Interesting Stories of Rugs

  The first carpet of which there is any authentic record is the one that was taken by the Arabs in 637 A. D. from the winter palace of the Persian...

Carpets

Carpets

   The word “carpet” comes from the Latin word “carpere,” to pluck, from the plucking or shearing of the wool from the sheep. The earliest use of c...

Dying Techniques

Dying Techniques

   Nature provides its own store of colours. Trees, flowers, plants and even certain types of soil (particularly those containing iron-oxide) suppl...

Turkish Rugs in Medieval Europe

Turkish Rugs in Medieval Europe

Rug weaving craft spread in Persian and Anatolia(modern day Turkey) during the period of Seljuks and evolved through various stages of development....

Rug Weaving Technique

Rug Weaving Technique

The outline of a rug loom looks like a wooden frame. Warp threads are vertically wound around the loom parallel to each other, depending on the typ...

Language of Motifs on Kilim Rugs and Carpets

Language of Motifs on Kilim Rugs and Carpets

In this post i will introduce you the symbolic language of motifs on Turkish kilim rugs and carpets.  RAM'S HORN: The ram's horn denotes fertili...

What Is A Kilim Rug?

What Is A Kilim Rug?

Kilim is a Turkish word used to adress the flatweave rugs, although it is a Turkish word it is now globally used to adress the flatweaves. "Kelim" ...

What Should Be Included in Country Décor

What Should Be Included in Country Décor

What should be included in country décor? A country styled room has long been a favorite touch for many designers. If you are on the hunt for coun...

How to Decorate Hipster Style

Hipsters are not only an emerging group of consumers but they are also individuals that really value handcrafted quality in the design of their déc...

Handmade Quality with Boho Style

Handmade Quality with Boho Style

If you are interested in redoing your home or even just a bedroom within your home you should strongly consider adopting the Boho style. Boho style...

How To Use Vintage Style in Your Room

Vintage style is a type of decor that's extremely sought after these days. Many people are interested in getting high quality furniture, handmade d...

How To Decorate Your Home Bohemian Style

There are a number of great elements that go into any type of bohemian style decor theme. If you are interested in getting this retro and popular s...