The material of a hand-knotted oriental rug usually comes from nature. It is important for the durability and resilience of a carpet. For example, the pile, the upper part of the carpet, is usually made of sheep's wool. Wool has a natural fat content that protects against dirt, moisture and wear.
Wool and silk rugs in comparisonThe difference between a carpet made of wool and a carpet made of silk can usually be seen at first glance, even without a trained eye. It is often difficult to depict the natural shine of silk on pictures, but it is possible to between different perspectives can detect a visible change in the brightness of the silk carpet. Since silk reflects a higher proportion of light than wool, the change of perspective results in a clearer effect in perception. of colors and brightness.
|Sheep wool rugs
|Nain 6La Rug
|Rugs from natural silk
|Cashmere silk rug
|Qum silk rug
Centuries-old tradition is the basis of almost every Oriental rug. Long ago Persian rugs were already considered the highest luxury...
Whether sheep wool, silk or cotton, the material of a hand-knotted oriental rug usually comes from nature...
The colours of many high-quality oriental carpets still originate today from plants and minerals...
No matter how detailed the pattern may be, some knotters still craft the rug from memory today...
An art that has been perfected over many centuries and is still unrivalled today...
After the actual knotting, the rug is far from finished...
Colour facets, durability, level of detail are only a few of the differences to machine-made rugs...