Style and Tradition Oriental rugs are among the most popular types of carpets in the collective imagination. They are those rugs rich in complex and colorful figures and designs that appear almost like a painting to the eye, such is the detail they can achieve. This detail is the result of manual skill and a tradition that surrounds the whole territory that goes from Mediterranean Africa to Asia Minor. People and tribes over the centuries have developed an increasingly rare ability to work thousands of knots, with specific colors often typical of their territory and have made carpets the real protagonists. Real works of art. This ability has been handed down from generation to generation and oriental rugs today represent the highest quality product able to furnish on its own an entire large and small room. To furnish a living room or a study or a bedroom with an oriental rug means to bring home some of that tradition, that effort and manual art that that carpet represents together with its uniqueness.
Oriental Carpets and the different types
Oriental carpets are a macro indication of a series of carpet families that are distinguished by place of origin, materials and working styles. Even the designs and the colors change a lot from region to region but this has brought only a lot more variety in the offer of the carpets maintaining at the same time an always elevated quality. Among the most popular oriental rugs there are certainly Persian rugs, carpets characterized by thousands of knots worked by hand, complex designs and a detail in details that makes them second to none. They are short-haired rugs that clearly differ from another type of oriental rugs: Berber carpets. The latter are characterized by a longer coat from single-color solutions and an immediate ability to immediately make each room of a house in which this rug can be positioned immediately welcoming and warm. Still there are the Kilim rugs with their beautiful designs but less complex than the Persians, which also make them suitable for hanging on the walls like real paintings. And then again the Afghan carpets of common origin often to those that are defined Persian carpets but very specific colors and designs that make them unique carpets to furnish with style and elegance every corner of the house.