February, 2013

Soft Color Collection

Posted on February 26th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

Our “Soft Color Collection” includes some of the most gorgeous carpets made today.  Many of these pieces come from northern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan, and are hand-knotted by ethnic Turkmen and Hazara people. Achieving this level of beauty is very labor intensive.  After the knotting (a.k.a. “weaving) these carpets undergo an extreme finishing process. First, […]

Rug of the Week

Posted on February 19th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

The carpet showcased in the video below is a Very Fine Suzani, hand-knotted in Northern Afghanistan by ethnic Uzbek and Turkmen women.  It is made of hand-spun, vegetal dyed local wool from Ghazni and the silk is from Samarkand. This carpet measures 8′ x 10′.