woollen Carpets from India speak eloquently of the
superb workmanship. Their design and colour schemes
have their own independent logic and their own unique
magic. The art od weaving carpets has percolated through
generations and the Indian craftsmen have been creating
the greatest of specimen since the medieval period.
Indian woollen carpets are inspired by the classical
Persian Tradition of motifs to the most modern design.
Superior hand-knotting technique, variety of designs,
colours and a good number of knots per square inch
have made them desired objects to impart a vivid appearance
to a home besides adding warmth to it.
prominent areas which produce woollen carpets are
Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Khamaria, Ghosia, Varanasi and
Agra in Uttar Pradesh; Amritsar and Pathankot in Punjab
and Jaipur in Rajasthan.
handmade Tufted Woollen Carpets are produced with
the help of tufting guns. A good quality fabric is
used for a desired pile density and number of stitches
per square inch. The variety of designs and colours
used in these carpets make them a feast to one's eyes.
Panipat is main carpet producing centre of Tufted
Gabbe Woollen Carpets portray a unique tradition
of Tribal Design.
The continuity of superb artistic tradition of Tribals
have made these carpets a product of a living and
thriving art. The raw material composition of these
carpets is generally 75% wool and 25% cotton.
Gabbe Woollen Carpets are mainly produced in Bhadohi-Mirzapur
region in Uttar Pradesh.
dhurries are one of the least expensive yet very elegant
'Hand-Woven Flat Floor-Coverings'.
Dhurries are just perfect to use anywhere: in a room,
in a formal setting, or casually in a balcony echoing
its democratic antecedents. Its variety of colours
are fast selling and have made them one of the popular
floor coverings in the world.
Woollen dhurries are mainly produced in Bhadhohi,
Mirzapur, Agra, Jaipur, Panipat and Bangalore.
pure silk Carpets are renowned for suppleness and
softness and fine workmanship in the world.
The material composition is 80% silk yarn and 20%
cotton yarn with knottage 400 knots and above per
square inch. Produced in Kashmir, these carpets display
a fine workmanship and intricate designs of a kind.
The designs vary from intricate motifs and patterns
inspired from nature to hunting scenes, bird and animal
motifs or thematic designs like historical romances.
carpets are synthetic handknotted carpets with a feel
of silk. These finely knotted carpets (256 knots per
square inch) imbibe all the aesthetic characteristics
of classical and contemporary designs and colours.
The main carpet producing centre of Staple/Synthetic
carpets are Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Agra and
handmade embroided floor coverings or Chainstitch
Rugs are made of 65% Wool or Silk yarn 35% cotton
yarn. Intricate needlework by creating a variety of
traditional and modern designs and colours in these
rugs reflects a fine craftsmanship of the worker.
They are mainly produced in Kashmir.