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



18th century Azerbaijan silk embroidery, probably eastern Azerbaijan (Kuba or Baku)

Lot 118 at Sotheby's, a silk Caucasian embroidery.
Sotheby's (NY), December 5 -- Christie's East, December 8 -- Skinner's, December 6