Sitting at the head of the loom, patterns are started to be woven knot by knot. As you continue with patience, a rug will emerge. This is how Hand Woven Rug is produced in its shortest form. Hand-woven Rugs, produced with the intense combination of effort and attention, have been coming to life in different geographies for centuries. It is possible to find designs from different parts of Turkey and the world in the Hand-Woven Rug category of Halıcızade.

 

What are the Hand-Woven Rug Models?

Although the number of rugs produced by hand has decreased in recent years with the development of technology, Anatolian Geography has always been considered a pioneer in rug weaving. The rugs of Eşme, Bayat, Karatepe, Bardız, Sumak, Kayseri have been woven for many years and brought handicrafts to the corner of thousands of homes. Karabakh rugs, which carry the nobility of the black color, have been one of the leading choices among wooden furniture with their motifs embellished with roses. With India having a say in carpet production, Indian rugs with abstract patterns can also be considered as an alternative for simple and minimal touches.

 

Root Dye Rugs or Chemical Dyed Rugs?

The dye pigments released by the collection and boiling of plant roots have been a natural and long-lasting choice for centuries in the coloring of wool, cotton and silk threads. With the advancement of technology and the production of high quality chemical dyes, chemical dyes, which enable the rugs of the same tone to be woven in mass production, have been rapidly replacing herbal root dyes in recent years. Still, those looking for the touch of nature should not give up rugs prepared with vegetable dyes.

The Difference of Wool, Cotton, Bamboo and Silk Hand-Woven Rugs?

In rug weaving, yarn is as important as other textile weavings. Both the type of yarn used and the quality of the yarn significantly change the result. Wool rugs, cotton and silk rugs are among the most common hand-woven rugs, with bamboo hand-woven rugs added in recent years. The hard, durable and warm structure of wool, the soft, light and thin texture of cotton, the thin texture of silk that allows much more frequent knots can guide you when choosing a rug. Of course, the work does not end only with the type of yarn, the quality of the wool used can sometimes lead to the emergence of a wool rug that is much more valuable than a silk rug. Unfortunately, as the end user, it is not possible for you to understand the yarn quality. The difference between a good quality wool and a low quality wool emerges over the years. While you may think you have found an affordable rug, you may actually be buying a low-quality product. It is useful to check the reliability of the place you bought it and to get as accurate and detailed information as possible.

What is the range of Hand Woven Rug Prices?

As with all handcrafted products, it is not possible to talk about a standard price range for Hand-Woven rugs. While it is possible to buy a rug with a price of 100-150 TL per square meter from a liquidated store at the end of the series, it is also possible to buy a square meter of a rug with an unusual design, silk threads dyed with herbal root dyes, for a few thousand TL. We recommend you to follow the discounts of reliable brands to find affordable hand-woven rugs.

So, How to Clean Hand-Woven Rugs?

Rugs are very easy to use and clean. Due to its thin surface, it does not collect lint, dust, lint and has low stain absorbency. You can maintain its shine and softness for many years by cleaning it daily with white soap and a damp cloth. By sweeping in one direction with the brushless flat head of the vacuum cleaner, you can prevent the threads from breaking and prolong the service life. However, do not forget that any rug made from natural yarns will stain, so be careful.

You can contact our expert team for any questions you may have about Hand-Woven Rugs and we can find the right rug for your place, we are ready to help :)