Category Archives: Oriental Rug

The most beautiful textiles in the world are Uzbek ikat and suzani. Glossary of Uzbek fabrics

The most beautiful textiles in the world are Uzbek ikat and suzani

There are at least two unique Uzbek textiles – suzani and ikat. Susanis are embroidered in silk or cotton with bright motifs, including cloves, pomegranates, irises, tulips and discs representing the sun or moon. Describing the motives and all the beauty of the Uzbek ikat, one can emphasize their bewitching magnificence. They are amazing – […]

Carpets in Uzbekistan: history and traditions (II part)

Types of Uzbek carpets The wide species specificity and variety of techniques used by the Uzbek craftswomen are the most reliable confirmation of the development of the carpet tradition. The types and techniques of the classic Uzbek carpet are well known thanks to the specimens preserved in various museums around the world. Firstly, it is […]

Carpets in Uzbekistan: history and traditions (I part)

Carpet weaving is an amazing art form with which mankind has been familiar for almost five millennia (the first pile structures are known from findings from Sumer). Its uniqueness lies in the fact that carpets are not just a usual piece of furniture. This is an invaluable historical source, a kind of “text of culture”, […]

Kilim carpets in the interior

What comes to your mind when you hear about the Arabian East? Probably, endless deserts with picturesque oases, domes of Muslim mosques, fairy tales “1000 and 1 nights” and, of course, luxurious carpets. Despite the fact that this accessory has long been known in many cultures, it was the East that made the most significant […]

Oriental carpets in a modern interior

Oriental carpets in a modern interior

Since the middle of the last century, carpets have actively gained popularity. But at the beginning of the XIX century, they lost their relevance and were considered a relic of the past. Now these products are becoming very popular and relevant again. Most often, carpets are used to create an interior in a modern or […]