Beautiful abstract designs handknotted using high quality yarns .
Downtown rugs are hand knotted in the famous weaving centre of Bhadohi, India. Situated in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh the area is known as the Carpet City as it is the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving hub in South Asia. Beautiful contemporary abstract designs are created using the ancient craft of hand knotting, ensuring a finished rug that will give years of service and retain it's appearance. The 20 mm thick pile consists of soft New Zealand wool mixed with fine art silk to produce subtle abrash and colour variation throughout the surface of each rug. Weaving time of a standard 180 x 120 will take up to 12 weeks to produce by a skilled artisan, the designs on each piece are further enhanced by expert hand carved detailing. All edges are hand serged in matching yarns to ensure a neat and durable finish. A great choice for the rug connoisseur looking for traditional quality in a modern design.