These wonderfully luscious Finest Caucasian Rugs are from an area that is now known as Armenia and Georgia. At the time that most of these carpets were made it was a mountainous region called Caucasus. There is so much history from these regions. Until the 19th Century these provinces were a part of the Persian Empire until it was surrendered to Imperial Russia. The population was originally Christian Russian and Ukrainian serfs who were known to be vicious warriors.
Virtually all-older Caucasian carpets are made with the symmetrical Turkish knot and tend to be bright and colorful with primitive geometric shapes. These carpets were produced exclusively from natural materials until 1860. The colors included deep greens, vibrant yellows, and deep rose tones being the most precious and it is rare to find them in large sizes.
The Kazak Rugs are the most famous types of Oriental carpets. These usually included one or more geometric medallions. The Kazak district carpets were used weft threads and the colors included red, brown, blue or white – typically the reds were from this region and their pile is relatively thick compared to other types of Caucasus rugs.
Rugs and More have the largest collection of Caucasus Rugs please come by and see, touch and feel our carpets.
Come and see hundreds of fine Caucasian rugs at Rugs & More in the Santa Barbara Design Center