Rug of the week…

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 by
Modern carpet

Todays rug of the week is not one of ours. We offer cleaning and repair as a service and this little gem came into our shop for a little spritzing. She is absolutely lovely. A modern rug, from Afghanistan, woven in “Chobe” wool, beautiful, bright and shiny vegetable dyes, with  funky repeating patterns across three

Shawl

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Modern Afghan carpet

These are totally new designs coming out of the Afghan/ Pakistani Chobe workshops. Modern, fun, funky and fresh, they will really catch the eye. There are a whole range of these kinds of moderns at Millars.

SUMAK

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by

Delightful, finely woven Afghan sumak rug woven with an unusual pattern. Probably Moshwani area

Mughal

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Mughal Afghan kelim

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

Mughal Kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Mughal Afghan kelim

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

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New Kelims on their way…

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by

  We can’t wait to get our next shipment! Lovely kelims, on their way to open in January. What a gorgeous way to start the new year!

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Mughal Kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
MUGHAL

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

Chobe

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Red, bronze, Chobe

These rugs were originally woven according to the specifications of western designers, who prescribed subtle colours, textures and designs. They have evolved into a beautiful transitional art form of their own, usually in soft colours. A good chobe should be a vegetable dye on glossy, good quality wool. Takes medium to high traffic. Carpet, rug.

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Khal Mohamedi

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Turkoman Khal Mohamedi

Woven by the Turkomen people in Afghanistan these Khal Mohamedis are names after the man who initially came up with these designs. Usually featuring a strong reddish bronze base colour with designs in black or blue they are a stunning addition to any home.

MUGHAL KELIM

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Afghan Mughal Kelim

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

MUGHAL

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Afghan Mughal Kelim

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

MUGHAL KELIM

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Afghan Mughal

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

GHALMORI

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Meimana

These traditional Afghan kelims have been woven in the same styles and designs for centuries. With their strong reds, blues and browns, they are seen in many South African homes

MUGHAL KELIM

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Modern Mughal Afghan Kelim

These funky new kelims are being woven with vegetable dyes in the style of traditional Aghan kelims but with a funky, fresh twist, modern designs and a whole new palette of colours.

BOLD MOSHWANI

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
MOSHWANI

A cross between pile and kelim, with a beautiful embossed texture. These rugs are still woven by Afghans in Afghanistan and ported over the mountains into Pakistan to be sold. Veg dyes, wool on wool. Very rustic, with bold designs and high contrasting colours, sometimes with very strange motifs indeed. Can take medium to high

MOSHWANI

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
MOSHWANI

A cross between pile and kelim, with a beautiful embossed texture. These rugs are still woven by Afghans in Afghanistan and ported over the mountains into Pakistan to be sold. Veg dyes, wool on wool. Very rustic, with bold designs and high contrasting colours, sometimes with very strange motifs indeed. Can take medium to high

Labjer Belouch

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Turkoman

This is a rug made by the Labjer tribe (Baluch sub tribe) Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can be made on a foundation of cotton or wool, goat hair is often used in

Shawl

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
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These are totally new designs coming out of the Afghan/ Pakistani Chobe workshops. Modern, fun, funky and fresh, they will really catch the eye. There are a whole range of these kinds of moderns at Millars.

Square Chobe, blue

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Chobe, square, blue

These rugs were originally woven according to the specifications of western designers, who prescribed subtle colours, textures and designs. They have evolved into a beautiful transitional art form of their own, usually in soft colours. A good chobe should be a vegetable dye on glossy, good quality wool. Takes medium to high traffic. Carpet, rug.

Round Chobe

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Round Blue Chobe

These rugs were originally woven according to the specifications of western designers, who prescribed subtle colours, textures and designs. They have evolved into a beautiful transitional art form of their own, usually in soft colours. A good chobe should be a vegetable dye on glossy, good quality wool. Takes medium to high traffic. Carpet, rug.

Chobe, green

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Green Chobe

These rugs were originally woven according to the specifications of western designers, who prescribed subtle colours, textures and designs. They have evolved into a beautiful transitional art form of their own, usually in soft colours. A good chobe should be a vegetable dye on glossy, good quality wool. Takes medium to high traffic. Carpet, rug.

Meimana/Ghal mori

Monday, 15 December 2014 by
Meimana kelim

These traditional Afghan kelims have been woven in the same styles and designs for centuries. With their strong reds, blues and browns, they are seen in many South African homes.

Afghan Mod, Grey

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
Gray Afghan, undyed wool, Gul, Elephants foot

Woven from undyed, unbleached wool graded by natural colour, these Afghans are the traditional elepants foot gul design but with a twist – instead of the usual red, woven in stunning grey…

Old Douladabad

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
Douladabad carpet

We scoured the markets to find as many of these beautiful older dugs as we could. Douladabad is a Baluchi subgroup Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can be made on a foundation of

Old Afghan Baluch

Monday, 08 December 2014 by

We scoured the markets in Pakistan to find as many of these older rugs as we could. It is still in excellent condition and has aged beautifully. Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can

Old, fine Baluch

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
Afghan Belouch Bokhara, fine

We scoured the markets in Pakistan to find as many of these older rugs as we could. It is still in excellent condition and has aged beautifully. Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can

Old Afghan

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
Afghan Baluchi

We scoured the markets in Pakistan to find as many of these older rugs as we could. It is still in excellent condition and has aged beautifully. Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can

Old Baluch, Afghan

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
old baluch turkoman

We scoured the markets in Pakistan to find as many of these older rugs as we could. It is still in excellent condition and has aged beautifully. Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can

Old Afghan Baluch

Monday, 08 December 2014 by
Elephants foot, fine, old, vegetable dye, Afghan Baluchi

We scoured the markets in Pakistan to find as many of these older rugs as we could. It is still in excellent condition and has aged beautifully. Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can

Baluch

Saturday, 06 December 2014 by
Vase design

TURKOMAN/ BALUCH Camels are important to Baluchi tribes and the camel print, as well as (very occasionally) camel hair, is used in the creation of their rugs. Balouch rugs can be made on a foundation of cotton or wool, goat hair is often used in the weft. The ‘camel print’ or ‘gul’ repeat medallions are

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