About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs


Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs



Caucasian Star Kazak Rug (Shykhly village, Azerbaijan)
Size: 155x220cm
Size (ft): 5'1"x7'2"
Area: 3.41 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, onion skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

The ivory field with two large shaded brick-red hooked gabled medallions containing angular floral and geometric motifs and similar panels flanking a central similar indigo stellar panel, similar part-panels above and below, the two red medallions flanked on the diagonals by shaped light green hooked panels containing similar motifs, further minor green and light blue arrowhead shaped panels within the field, in a golden main border of linked to zig zag pattern minor borders

Contact us for more information about this rug

Star Kazak rug on the loom

For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.