How Handmade rugs are knotted

Structure of a Rug – The Knot

An oriental pile rug consists of hundreds and possible thousands of loops of wool or silk individually tied by hand around warp and weft. This can be made of wool, cotton or even silk. This process if done on it's own would be similar to a sheet or blanket. There...

Boteh Persian motif

Rug Motifs – The Boteh

One of the most ancient motifs in oriental rugs - the boteh. It's use completely transcends the geometric/floral frontiers as it's used in Turki speaking villages of the Hamadan area to the Farsi speaking towns of Qum. The geometric form of the design is normally...