Category Archives: Kilim of the Month

Top 5 picks: from the new shipment

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We received our new shipment and I thought I might show you my top 5 picks out of the newly arrived kilims. Not saying that they are the best, just my highly subjective personal choices  #1 Antique Cal kilim … Continue reading

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Kilim of the Month: Esme

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Possibly one of my husband’s favourites so I thought I would pay homage to one of the 3 (make that 2) stunning antique Esme kilims that we have in store. From afar, the overall look is pleasing to the eye … Continue reading

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Kilims of the month – Fethiye Alara kilims

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Whilst not being ‘in style’ at the moment, there is a sense of history in these kilims that to me, transcends fashions and times. The simplicity of the design speaks to the very origins of kilims.  It is thought that … Continue reading

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Kilim of the month – March ’13

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Well not really a kilim as such but a çuval, a nomadic cushion used either for storage or as a pillow, actually both. This is such a sweet piece though so I wanted to take a closer look at it. … Continue reading

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Kilim of the month – May ’12

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#0035 Cal , Western Anatolia, Turkey Hand spun wool on cotton warps Woven in the slit-weave technique Mixture of natural and synthetic dyes. I remember quite clearly disliking this kilim as soon as we got it.  I couldn’t put my … Continue reading

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Kilim of the month – Febuary ’12

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This month’s kilim of the month has always been a favourite of mine just because it’s ….well, different.  Not a particularly good, tight weave, not spectacular colour harmony like in some vintage kilims but I think I have noticed enough … Continue reading

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Kilim of the month

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Sometimes a Kilim comes along that is so easy to fall in love with, its designs, or colours, the craftsmanship, and it makes our job all the more enjoyable.  This month’s kilim is no exception.  It is a stunning Çorum … Continue reading

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