Handmade Carpets

In this article we consider the three main 'pillars' that hold the technology of hand-made carpets: the material from which they weave carpets, paints and technique of weaving knots. What made carpets? The three basic material used in carpet weaving – wool, natural silk and cotton. Some carpets also found goat and camel hair. In the vast majority of handmade rugs and nodes, respectively, lint – from sheep wool. A distinctive feature of the fleece is soft, durable, relatively low compared with the silk price, in addition, it is easy to operate. Such a set of qualities makes a unique and fleece indispensable material for the manufacture of oriental rugs.

Adding to the yarn of goat or camel wool rug can add extra shine, but these tend not to abuse: goat and camel hair badly stain. The highest quality wool is different sheep grazing on alpine pastures. Highly prized wool from Iran and the mountainous Caucasus region. Excellent wool market also in China, Australia and New Zealand. Yarn of wool can be machine and manual spinning, the latter, of course, much more expensive. In the field of Oriental carpets rooted division between high-and low-lying coat. For example, sheep from New Zealand are fine-wooled of them are 'flannel' merino wool. The value of wool may be dependent on many factors such as time of shearing (spring shearing is considered to be high quality), etc. Silk has long been considered One of the most valuable and respected natural foods. Such products are particularly emphatic grace and elegance, they are characterized by a specific silk-gloss and gloss.