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 that comes from middle-east, its a classic example of Afghan handmade rug designs.
This has been copied on various machine-made rugs but the real beauty and charm will only be visible in a genuine hand-knotted Afghan rug. These rugs represent a truly durable Afghan rug that is of the highest quality.
Features: Geometric Weave Patterns – Very Soft Feel – Durable & Practical.
Colours Available: Red, Rust, Navy Blue and Black.
Sizes Available: Extra Small 70 x 120cm, Small 90 x 150cm, Medium 140 x 200cm, Large 160 x 230cm, XL 200 x 300cm, XXL 240 x 300cm, XXXL 270 x 360cm, Oversized XXXL 300 x 400cm.
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 Reds
The Afghan red rugs below are a popular choice of simple, beautiful and hard-wearing. Hand knotted using pure wool. This rug style uses practical colours like dark red and black with a hint of beige.
This means they are the ideal choice for high traffic areas in your home or commercial premises like office buildings or bar areas. The simplicity of the design, colour and knot counts mean they are available at affordable prices and will provide a long lasting comfort and beauty at less cost.