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Kilim of the Month – or perhaps the year ;)

Kilim of the month: An absolute joy to behold! It doesn’t matter how many times I look at this kilim, I am always finding something else to admire.  The maker of this piece did such an amazing job.  We were … Continue reading

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Turkish kilims: The complete process series – WOOL

The complete process series – WOOL A very large part of the reason why Anatolian kilims last as long as they do is because of the wool.  You have original high quality wool which from its beginning to its last … Continue reading

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Q: ‘Yastik’ – is a small Turkish carpet mat or a pillow?

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  BOTH! ‘Yastik’ – meaning pillow in Turkish is also the term used to refer to small carpet mats. It may seem a stretch but once you understand the nomadic history of these items it makes perfect sense. Just like … Continue reading

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Are the corners of your kilim curling? How to fix it.

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Sometimes the corners of your kilim can curl up which can not only be annoying but in some cases a hazard. But rest assured there is an easy fix! A couple of small strips of leather stitched to the back … Continue reading

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Moldova/Karabagh floral kilims

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Having a look through this month’s Real Living magazine I spotted a beautiful Moldova Rose kilim. I’ve never seen any type of kilim clearly divide people as much as Moldova rose kilims do. It seems people either love them or … Continue reading

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Antique Caucasian kilims

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After picking up this months issue of Australian House and Garden, there was a plethora of things for us to like; stunning silk Suzani sofa, kilim, ikat and suzani cushions….but what caught my eye particularly was this Antique Caucasian kilim. … Continue reading

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How to clean your kilim cushion covers

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I’ve had many people in the shop ask me how to clean their kilim cushion covers and similarly how to spot clean their kilim if something should get spilt on it. So I thought I would dedicate this post to … Continue reading

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