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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A Kilim Concept: Infinity

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Kilim concept: INFINITY There are many elements that combine in Anatolian kilims to make them a desirable addition to any home.  The range of colours, motifs and weaving styles can result in a truly stunning array of traditional tribal art … Continue reading

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Carpets of the month – Hereke carpets

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“What does Hereke mean”? I asked all those years ago “The best.” replied my father-in-law.  And undoubtedly most rug dealers and collectors the world over would attest to the same.  An  illustrious history combined with quality that still today makes them … 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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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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Turkish eating and the ‘mendil’ kilim

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Turkish cuisine is often regarded as one of the greatest in the world. Its culinary traditions have successfully survived over 1,300 years for several reasons, including its favourable location and Mediterranean climate. The country’s position between the Far East and … 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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