Hand made oriental rug
125 x 80cm (4'1 x 2'8)
This particular Aryana features a rich crimson centre ground and edging, combined with peachy shades and a soft beige throughout. Finer details bestow wonderful duck-egg blue and sunrise orange colours.
Afghan Aryana rugs are hand knotted in Mazar-e-Sharif and Kabul in Afghanistan often using designs for museum pieces. Woven from long wool sheared from Karakul sheep, the wool is washed in a gentle soap with water, then hand combed and hand spun on a spindle. The wool is vegetable dyed using plants, flowers and berries, as well as walnut husks and pomegranate rind, madder root and indigo. Not surprisingly wools vary in colour due to differences in the absorption of the dyes – resulting in a feature referred to as ‘Abrash'- giving Aryana rugs their unique colour and distinct appearance.
It is very pleasing that the Afghan weaving industry is thriving again. With recent production of high quality pieces commissioned by Afghan designers who now collaborate with Pakistan finishers to secure the best of both worlds (weaving and herbal washing and final surface clipping). The movement of Afghan people into Pakistan through necessity has largely halted more recently year we have seen displaced people moving back into Afghanistan, securing a new beginning for themselves, sometimes aided by international intervention.
The result for the Oriental carpet and rug industry has been very positive, producing some very high grade work, such as these Aryana pieces sat alongside exciting finds like Mamluk and Samarkand. It is certain that the traditional weaving industry will continue with pieces like Kazak, Kunduz, and Balouch. In any event the highlight is a thriving and more sustainable craft industry.
We have a vast range of Hand made rugs from many countries including Pakistan,Iran Kashmir and Afghanistan for sale in our very established family owned retail shop in Tewkesbury or of course you can always shop online.
We recommend the use of an underlay with this product:
For even surfaces we would recommend our Felt underlay:
125 x 80cm (4'1 x 2'8)
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