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How to look after your hand-woven carpet. So you bought the beautiful thing. Good, you will love it forever. But how to look after it. Here goes… Underlay: If your rug is on a hard floor – wood, tile, concrete or laminate – then it’s a good idea to get an underfelt. I learned this lesson

Sumak

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Azerbaijan Silk Sumak, Kelim

This gorgeous old kelim in excellent condition is a perfect example of a fine Persian Azerbaijan sumak in an mix of wool and silk on a cotton base.

Meshkin Kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Meshkin tribal Kelim

Meshkin, a small town near Adabil in Iran weaves these amazing rugs in bold designs and colours. They are tribal, vegetable dye and delightful. These kelims have some age and as a result are highly collectible.  

SUMAK

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by

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

Kordi Kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Kordi rug

Woven by the Kurds in southern Iran these tribal Kelims are beautiful and highly sought after. Usually long and narrow with stripes and some embroidery.

Kordi, stripe

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Kordi rug

Woven by the Kurds in southern Iran these tribal Kelims are beautiful and highly sought after. Usually long and narrow with stripes and some embroidery.

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Kordi Kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Kurdish Kelim

Woven by the Kurds in southern Iran these tribal Kelims are beautiful and highly sought after. Usually long and narrow with stripes and some embroidery.

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.

Modern Indian kelim

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by
Stripe modern Indian kelim

Modern striped kelim in gorgeous rusts and neutrals.

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

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.

Moshwani

Monday, 08 December 2014 by

Moshwani’s are beautiful village rugs from Afghanistan. They arte made in Afghanistan and ported over the Hindu Kush mountains into Pakistan to be sold. Usually a cross between Kelim (flatweave) and pile (carpet), they are woven in wool with vegetable dyes on a wool foundation. Colours tend to be soft reds and dusty blues and

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