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Damask Rugs

Damask rugs originated in the Middle East hundreds of years ago. Made out of cotton, linen, silk, wool or synthetic fibers, these iridescent rugs are woven using techniques created by Islamic and Byzantine weavers.

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Turkish Rugs

Turkish rugs and carpets are held as the gold standard in the world of handmade carpets. For thousands of years, these carpets have been hand made and hand knotted by skilled artisans to create works of art that reside in palaces and huts alike.

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Afghan Weavers in Pakistan

Due to the civil war in Afghanistan, most of the rug weavers took refuge in neighboring Pakistan. While the weavers were within Pakistan borders, many of them simply pitched tents in the deserts and made homes there.

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Bezalel Rugs

In the British-ruled Palestine of the twentieth century, Bezalel area rugs and carpets were produced as an integration of the new art school that was created for Jewish immigrants.

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