A classic Turkman Baccara rug in a red and orange hues, adorned with a traditional 'Elephants Foot' pattern

The vivid rcolours of this striking tribal rug are characteristic of Turkman rugs and symbolise prosperity and happiness in their culture. These colours create a vibrant yet harmonious contrast, making the geometric patterns more pronounced. Measuring 192cm x 143cm this rug would be suitable for smaller areas in the home such as an entryway, a study, or as a focal point in a living room. It could serve as both a decorative and functional piece, adding warmth, color, and cultural character to a space.

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a handwoven carpet from the Turkmen tribes in Central Asia.

Turkman Baccara rugs originate from Turkmenistan in Cental Asia

Turkman Bokhara rugs are traditional handwoven carpets originate from the Turkmen tribes in Central Asia, now parts of modern-day Turkmenistan and Afghanistan in Iran. These rugs are renowned for their deep, rich reds and distinctive repeating patterns, called ‘Guls’, a traditional Turkmen term for a flower, sometimes called the ‘elepants foot’ design in the rug trade to describe certain types of Gul motifs.

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Turkman rug bazaar at Ashgabat Turkmenistan on the Silk Road

The wool of all Turkmen tribal rugs is hand-spun and dyed using natural dyes, resulting in vibrant, lasting colors. The rugs are always hand-knotted, a meticulous process that involves creating intricate patterns and tight weaves, ensuring both the aesthetic beauty and longevity of the rug. heir tight knotting and quality wool construction enable them to withstand significant foot traffic, making them a practical choice for busy areas of the home.

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