Carpet of the week… Magnificent Moud

Saturday, 29 October 2016 by

I adore Moud carpets. People freak out over Bidjar and Tabriz but for me the Moud takes the cake. I don’t like overly fussy fine patterns, I find them eyedazzling and busy. Moud has that perfect balance between a solid, hardworking rug and a fine, intricate pattern. I love the colours used too – usually a

carpet repair expert

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

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

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

Barjusta

Saturday, 06 December 2014 by
BARJUSTA carpet, rug, kelim

This Barjusta is a mix of kelim and pile. It is beautiful, with an unusual and bold design, the colours are red and dusty blue on a beige ground. all the beige is kelim and the colour is pike. These rugs are still being made in Afghanistan and brought over the mountains to be sold

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