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



Star Kazak Rug (Shykhly)
Size: 200x290cm
Size (ft): 6'6"x9'6"
Area: 5.8 m2
Density: 114 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
The ivory field with two shaded brick-red hooked medallions containing angular hooked tribal motifs and similar panels flanking a central stellar panel containing minor motifs, similar part-panels above and below, the brick-red medallions linked on the diagonals by shaped medium green hooked panels having similar motifs, further aubergine and light-blue panels within the field, in a bug motif border of linked polychrome zig zag minor borders

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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.