Kilim Rugs and Carpets Blog — silk

Silk Kayseri Carpets

carpets pile rug silk

SILK KAYSERİ RUGS   Kayseri carpets made with pure silk. They are real masterpieces with very fine quality weavings, classy designs and ofcourse lovely silks. These are the top quality rugs among all other Kayseri rugs yet they are made only in very limited numbers, it is hard to find one and this fact makes them even more precious.  

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Dyes Used in Handmade Area Rugs and Kilims

brown colours dyed rugs dyes green red silk wool

    The use of vegetables, roots, shells and other natural items to make dyes has been a well known art for many thousands of years. This ancient practice continued unchanged and untouched until the mid 19th century when synthetic des were invented. The findings at a Chinese spring dating from about 3000 B.C. indicate that the science of dyeing was initially developed in far east. On the other hand, in Europe, the first dyers were most probably people who lived around Zurich lake in about 2000 B.C. we also know that the art of dyeing belongs to old times...

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Materials Used In Handmade Rugs

cotton pile rug silk wool

Materials Used In Handmade Rugs

Handmade rugs are made from five basic materials such as; sheep wool, goat hair, cotton, floss silk and silk. SHEEP WOOL The quality of the wool varies according to the climate, the breed of sheep and the time of year of the shearing. Wool from sheep that live in warm and arid regions is normally dry and brittle and since it breaks so easily, it ends up being short and looks lifeless. Good quality wool comes from healthy and well fed sheep found in cold regions or at high elevations with good grazing lands and lots of water. In the...

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