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Yagci Bedir PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2009 16:07

These extremely attractive rugs are made in the Sindirgi are of northwest Anatolia, where they are woven in the tranditional manner on a woollen foundation in good quality, close-cropped wool, Yagcibedir designs are invariably based on an elongted hexagonal 'skeletal' medallion, with stepped edges at either end, decorated with combinationsd of stars, large stylized birds or geometrically abstracted leaf and plant forms.The colours are usually madder red and deep rose set against a dark bşue field,but occasionally bue or brown motifs may be found in conjunction with a white field.Some items, particullarly runners, are composed in an allover arrangement of stylized vegetal forms, and in recent years a number of attractive items have been produced in traditional Causcasian colours and designs.

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Milas PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2009 16:07

Village rugs made in around the town of Milas in sout-west Anatolia, they are some of the most attractive and authentically Anatolian items produced in the region.They are reasonably finely knotted on wollen or cotton foundations using coarse but durable pile wool clipped medium to low.The most popular and distinctive design features a stylized tree-of-life motif or flowering diamond within a prayer-rug format.The borders are broad and contain elegant, highly stylized florali vegetal and geometric motifs.The palette is usually pastel with harmınious interplays of pale umber, sienna of greenish-yellow.Indian weavers now make copies of Milas designs.Milas rugs represent very good value for money,but do not have a paticularly secure resale value... 

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Taspinar PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2009 16:06

Taspinar carpets, made of high quality wool dyed with vegetal dyes, are manufactured in a small regian. Yellow frames the centre of the carpet. Other dominant colours are bright red, navy or dark blue. The borders bearing geometric patterns, are enriched with the addition of stylised floral and rosette patterns. Taspinar carpets are manufactured in a limited range of sizes.

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HEREKE PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2009 16:04

The most famous and finest pure silk carpets in the world are produced in the small town of Hereke, 60 km east of İstanbul. Pure silk carpets made here are unrivale in value and quality.

Since the 19th century, Hereke has been one of the most important carpet weaving centres. The first looms were installed there upon the orders of the Sultan, for making of carpets for palace, the nobility, and important people. On these looms expert craftsmen of exeptional ability create valuable masterpieces full of charm. Naturalistic floral decoration is typical of the pure silk Hereke carpets. Plum blossoms, tulips, carnations, roses and other flowers create an atmosphere of spring. With a million knots per square metre, the natural silk Hereke carpets represent the supreme achievement in contemporary carpet weawing.

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Yahyali PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2009 16:01

Yahyali carpets are produced in a very small a region. Pure wool and vegetal dyes are used in the making of Yahyali carpets. These carpets, adorned with stylised floral patterns and geometric designs, are famous all over the world. Manufactured in villages, they reflect local colours and the use of high quality materials. The artists produce their own materials for weawing and dyeing. Dominant colours of Yahyali carpet are navy blue, red and brown; other colours are used among these. The major
designs of a "mihrab" or a medallion are elaborated with the addition geometric patterns. Yahyali carpets are manufactured in a limited range of sizes.

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