Turkish Rugs and Oushak Rugs
Antique Turkish rugs are one of the most beautiful and most popular all ancient rugs. Extremely beautiful and spacious, Turkish rugs to explore different aesthetic tendencies in the world of ancient oriental rugs. From most of the tribal compositions, with the most magnificent Oushak rugs, antique Turkish rugs are some of the best qualities of antique oriental rugs.
Turkey is best known for its exquisite hand-made rugs woven silk. Usually twisted in Kayseri and Hereke silk. Hereke is a town located in the north-west of Turkey, which has a reputation for excellent quality. In 1843 the Ottoman Emperor Sultan Abdülmecid created the Hereke Imperial factory, the purpose of which was to produce curtains, rugs, carpets and upholstery to the Ottoman Empire. He also stated that the largest palaces in the world must show them. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, were donated to the Royal and Presidential families throughout the world. Now, they adorn the most luxurious palaces and houses of the rich and famous.
The Turks use 100% pure silk of cocoons produced in Bursa. Silk can be very finely twisted, it is resistant and has high durability. The Cocoons, boiled water and threads are extracted from them. When the cocoons threads unwound, one of that, stretching to 25,000 meters. The best beach is derived from the first part of the thread.
The Turks uses natural color substances as from flowers, roots and insects and synthetic chemical color substances. Natural color substances contains color better than synthetic color substances that tend to disappear quickly. Turkish silk rugs are available in many different colors such as cinnamon, ivory and dark blue as well as red, green and yellow. Are also equipped with an over 200 different floral and waves designs such as tulips, birds, the tree of life, watermelons, flower fields, Polonaise and flowers seven mountains. Some of them have been finished gold and silver, to give them a unique glow. They are usually shiny over the years. They are made of natural materials so that they remain in good condition for a long period of time.
It is a great investment for your home and higher added value over time as most of the antiques. Take good care, so you can enjoy for a long time.