Design: Persian Qum design, Color: Multi; Carpet actual size: width:61cm, length:92cm
size in feet:
width:2 ft, length:3 ft
Knots density: 730, 000 knots per square meter
Pile material: 100% silk;Warp: 100% silk Weft: 100% silk
Production Time: one worker spends more than 3 months to weave and finish this silk rug by hands.
The oriental hand knotted carpets were regarded a kind of high grade interior decoration by the European Royals from 16th century. At that time, the oriental hand knotted carpets and Chinese porcelain were regarded the symbol of oriental civilization by westerners. From 19th century, the oriental handmade carpets were gradually entered personal home decoration. It is not only the signals of living taste and culture accomplishment but also the symbol of personal social position and honorable status.
A piece of hand knotted carpet will be finished after dozens of procedures of drawing, spinning, refining, dyeing, warping, hand knotting, cutting, washing, fringeing, finishing in 14 to 18 months. The numerous technologies need the workers have excellent art appreciation, skilled crafts and great patience. At the traditional workshop, a weaver started to study how to make one carpet from 7 or 8 years old and she can master all the carpet crafts till her marriage. For carpet, more hand knots means the designs are more details and the patterns are more grace. The normal silk carpet has about 730, 000 knots per square meter, the fine quality carpet has about 4 millions knots per square meter. In our factory, a master piece of very very fine silk carpet took one skilled weaver more than 48 months to finish it, the hand knots is more than 15.5 millions per square meter. This master piece is the finest silk carpet in the world.
The materials of hand made carpet are very particular. Most hand knotted carpets are made of natural silk or natural wool. It has no harmful substance to health. Most precious carpets are made of natural silk. The silk material has long fiber, good elasticity, soft and glossy. As the gloss of silk, itís very marvellous that the silk carpet has different colors when you see from different direction.
The lines and colors of the carpet are the main two aesthetic elements. The patterns are including sceneries, trees, flowers, buildings, animals, figures and geometrical ornaments. On the carpet, the line is very important. All kinds of lines of different patterns are crossed and harmonious, but you can not feel any confusion. These are the art of carpet and the wisdom of orient. The contrast and collocation of the color are the other solicitous element. No matter the simple and nomadic style or the royal and honorable style, we can find the delicate difference on the basic color. The different yarns of cream, rose, red, orange, beige, blue, green, gold are knotted together and make the carpet very colorful and amazing.
Unique is the art feature of hand knotted carpet. Now in Italy, France, Swizerland and the other countries, the nucleus value of many famous luxuries are traditional handmade. Handmade means scarce and unique. Itís scarce because the skilled worker is limited, these workers are very particular about the materials, crafts, and some procedures need several months or years to finish. Itís unique because each production procedure shows the personal styles of the artist and workman, and all these are not copyed. In order to keep the limited customers, the producer must try their best to make each products better and better. And because of the difference of designer and weaver, there is no exactly same carpet in the world. This character make the kand knotted carpet has collection value naturally. A piece of Persian handmde silk carpet was sold at USD4, 450, 000 at Art auction in United States of America on June 5, 2008. In recently one piece of hand knotted carpet weaved in Kerman area in Persian in 17th century was sold at USD9, 590, 000 by Christieís Aution House in London. Till today this price is the highest price at the auction of oriental carpet.
Contact Name: Men Zhaoyun
Company Name: Suzhou Classic Carpet Co Ltd
Tel: 86 512 8777 2198
Fax: 86 512 8777 2199
Street Address: No. 621 Ganjiang
East Road, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province,
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