Journey of a Rug

At Oriental Designer Rugs, we are passionate about rugs. Having grown up with them, for three generations we have seen first- hand their arduous but fascinating months’ long journey from raw wool to exquisite pieces of art through a maze of highly skillful processes of designing, meticulously matching colors, dyeing the wool exactly to those very colors with very narrow margins, mapping the rug pattern on a graph paper – knot by knot – then actually putting each and every knot by hand by highly skilled artisans followed by delicate washing and finishing, shearing by hand-held clippers, rewashing and final oushak-wash, white-wash, tea-wash or antique wash finishing, binding the edges and finally removing any un-wanted tufts or knots – laboriously one by one…Please see the pictures below to share with us this interesting process…

At Oriental Designer Rugs, we are passionate about rugs. Having grown up with them, for three generations we have seen first- hand their arduous but fascinating months’ long journey from raw wool to exquisite pieces of art through a maze of highly skillful processes of designing, meticulously matching colors, dyeing the wool exactly to those very colors with very narrow margins, mapping the rug pattern on a graph paper – knot by knot – then actually putting each and every knot by hand by highly skilled artisans followed by delicate washing and finishing, shearing by hand-held clippers, rewashing and final oushak-wash, white-wash, tea-wash or antique wash finishing, binding the edges and finally removing any un-wanted tufts or knots – laboriously one by one…Please see the pictures below to share with us this interesting process…