Afghan Carpets are renowned throughout the world today both for colour and durability. Weaving is a way of life for Afghans, much of the weaving being done in homes and villages. The types of designs are very closely connected to the eventful historical and geographical aspects of Afghanistan and its people. Rich dark reds with various designs, the most famous being the Elephant foot, Bokhara or Filpah, which originated in the Northern provinces of Afghanistan. This is a very popular design which comes from this part of the world, its a classic example of Afghan handmade rug designs which has been copied on various different machine made rugs but the real beauty and charm will only be visible in a an actual genuine hand knotted Afghan rug which goes back many many years. They represent a true durable Afghan rug and are of very good value.
The Turkomen people of Afghanistan who herd their flocks of sheep and goats across the rolling slopes of central Asia make many of the Afghan rugs. We stock an extensive range of handmade Afghan rugs and a few examples of these can be seen on our website but to really appreciate the diverse selection please visit us in store.
Fine Afghan Khan Rugs are beautiful, robust and very fine quality. These rugs are hand knotted from high quality new wool and are renowned in the trade for their lustrous and hard-wearing properties. The colors used from this part of the world are mostly a strong wine red with blue with some white wool incorporated.
The Afghan red’s below are a popular choice of simple, beautiful and hard wearing rugs. Hand knotted using pure wool and practical colours like dark red’s and black with a slight hint of beige means they are ideal choice for high traffic and demanding areas in your house or other commercial areas such as office buildings and or bar areas. The simplicity of the design, colour and less knot counts means these rugs are available at very affordable prices and will provide a long lasting comfort and beauty at less cost.
Colours Available: Red, Rust, Navy Blue and Black
Sizes Available: Extra Small 70x120cm, Small 90x150cm, Medium 140x200cm, Large 160x230cm, XL 200x300cm, XXL 240x300cm, XXXL 270x360cm, Oversized XXXL 300x400cm (All sizes are approx.)