DO YOU KNOW THE KILIM ?

ORIGEN

about 3,500 years ago in Central Asia and since then it has spread to Eastern Europe

and North Africa.Kilim is the Turkish term. In Iran it is Gelim; Kilim is the

Turkish term. In Iran it is Gelim; in Afghanistan it is Kelim; in Caucasus

it is Palas; in Morocco it is Janbel...

DESIGN

The drawings are usually geometric due to its weaving technique, full of symbolism

and in bright colors. Flat carpet with no hair or knots handmade in

wooland cotton. ITS PARTICULARITIES Flat carpet with no hair or knots handmade

in wool and/ cotton.The longitudinal yarns that form the base

are made by colors, such that each tone is woven separately,this technique is

called "slitweave" a flexible, resilient, durable fabric is achieved and in most

cases it is reversible.

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QUALITY

In addition to the complexity of the design, it is determined by the natural dyes.

Natural pigments are achieved with a large number of plants,

flowers, seeds and roots, as well as other factors

that determine the tone such as the water temperature and the steeping

time of the cotton wool which is a process that can take up to several days.

full of symbolism and in bright colors.

Interesting note: Kilims have their origins in the fabric of Asian nomadic tribes.They used it to waterproof

their tent´s flooring, since being flat andcompact prevented the passage of the desert

sand.This technique was extended to everyday items like bags,knapsacks, blankets

...technique was extended to everyday items like bags, knapsacks, blankets ...

that required a wear resistant material.