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Kilim designs are most commonly used when creating a traditional turkish rug, as they are complex and show an amazing amount of detail from up close and afar, not to mention the brightness and variety of color that can fit onto each rug canvas. Kilim rugs are most commonly handmade, one-of-a-kind beautiful décor that can certainly make a historic cultural chic statement in any home or office alike. Here is a video of how it's made. Enjoy!  

The carpet is a gift from the Turkish people to world civilization. The knotted rug, theearliest samples of which have been found in Central Asia where the Turks used to live, isan art form discovered, developed and presented to the world by the Turks. In order to protect themselves from the cold of the Central Asian steppes, where they usedto live, the Turks invented the carpet using lamb’s wool which was abundant. Turks havetaken this art form with them and spread it wherever they have traveled. In the 1940s, when the Russian archaeologist Rudenko was excavating burial mounds atPazyryk in...

The carpet is a woven textile which is produced by knotting colored threads on the warp,compressed by the weft. Two types of knots are used in producing carpets: The Turkish(Gördes-symmetrical) knot is wrapped around two warps and the Persian (Sineasymmetric) knot around a single warp. The Gördes knot makes a carpet stronger, firmer and more durable, while the Sine knot allows the weaving of different patterns. The tighter are the knots, the finer and stronger is the carpet. Turkish carpets and kilims are in the most valuable collections of museums and collector in the world. Today, world museums exhibit the...