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There are three commonly used forms of knotting, in hand woven carpets Tibetan, Persian and Turkish knotting. We use Tibetan knotting in most of our collections except...

FROM ART TO RUG

FROM ART TO RUG

There are three commonly used forms of knotting, in hand woven carpets Tibetan, Persian and Turkish knotting. We use Tibetan knotting in most of our collections except f...

THREADS AND DYES

THREADS AND DYES

There are three commonly used forms of knotting, in hand woven carpets Tibetan, Persian and Turkish knotting. We use Tibetan knotting in most of our collections except f...

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There are three commonly used forms of knotting, in hand woven carpets Tibetan, Persian and Turkish knotting. We use Tibetan knotting in most of our collections except ...

EXPLORING 17TH CENTURY

EXPLORING 17TH CENTURY

Once dried, the rug is then hand clipped with special scissors with 16-18 inch blades to contour between colours which gives each rug character and a three dimensional e...

FROM ART TO RUG

FROM ART TO RUG

It is essential to wash a rug after it is woven for various reasons. One is to ensure that the dyes have truly bound to the yarn and is colour fast. Another is to wash o...

THREADS AND DYES

THREADS AND DYES

All our rugs are hand knotted on looms. A loom is normally constructed of a metal frame that is strung with thin cotton threads to create a tension for the warp threads ...

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The final graph is the template used by the weavers. This gives a detailed account knot by knot of the correct colour and design for them to follow. Graphs can be hand p...

EXPLORING 17TH CENTURY

EXPLORING 17TH CENTURY

When an idea for a rug is developed, the artwork is then sent to Nepal as a digital image, drawing or photograph. The designers will create a CAD for approval, once appr...

FROM ART TO RUG

FROM ART TO RUG

Traditionally, the dyes used to create Tibetan rugs are acquired naturally through herbal plants, however nowadays with the advancements of technology and logistics; man...

THREADS AND DYES

THREADS AND DYES

Hand carding is a vital step in the production process because it transforms the raw wool into yarn that is ready to be spun. The process of hand carding involves de-tan...

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The wool used in our rugs comes from Tibetan Highland Sheep, which is one of the best quality wools on the market. Highland Tibetan wool is high in fat, otherwise known ...

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