Aviram Aziz Decorative and Oriental Rugs
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Rug No. 32232
Design Oushak
Size 12' 5" X 15' 7"
Origin Iran 
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For Your Home

Oushak Rugs are easily available at to Aviram Aziz Inc., a very popular New York based company which is in this field for more than twenty five years and two generations. We have a proud collection of all types of rugs including Caucasian, Turkish, Persian, European, Chinese and Indian rugs. Available in different sizes and varieties, our rugs occupy a place of pride in your home, especially your sitting and living rooms.
Oushak Rugs have their origin from a small town called Oushak in the west central Anatolia, near Istanbul, Turkey. They have gained popularity over the years and over the generations, they have had many changes in the design, but the originality still remains. This is what makes them so popular over so many centuries.
The distinctive style and color of Oushak Rugs include shades of orange color. Some of the most popular shades are salmon, coral, cinnabar, etc. These shades are combined with hues of maroon, blue and red. This color combination makes them very attractive and unique. The motifs are generally of varied colors which include browns, blues, yellow, green, black and ivory. The base is made of wool and the use of symmetrical knot for structure is in abundance.
The rugs available at Aviram Aziz Inc., are very much in demand, especially the antique pieces. They are widely sold in auctions and are very much in demand. The antique rugs are made from 100% wool. The sixteenth to eighteenth century saw a boom in the production of these types of rugs as they were very much in demand. The interior designers are always on the lookout for the antiques rugs as they offer a great value and are in demand a lot.
The Persian influence on the Oushak Rugs cannot be denied. The geometric motifs and the niche design makes then very popular. They are mostly hand knotted and carry the rough effect. This makes them very popular as handmade products are always very much in demand. Because of the use of primitive looms, the size is limited from small the mid-size, though large rugs can also be found as they are handmade. They are usually double knotted which increases the durability of the rugs.
The base foundation of the rug is cotton and the knots are of wool. This not only gives great texture and style to the rug, it also provides warmth and comfort to the user. The durability also increases and wool is a very sturdy material. The designs are very versatile and colorful. They add to the liveliness of the room and cheer to the atmosphere.
The attractive tribal design adds to the attraction. They have versatile uses as throw rugs, mats, floor coverings, etc. One can use their imagination and put them to versatile uses like wall hangings, door curtains, table cloth, etc. The imagination of the user is what limits the uses.
Though the origin of Oushak Rugs, dates back centuries ago, they are still very much in fashion as they add to the décor of the room and are also very comfortable.


Iran Rugs

If you ever feel nostalgic about the ancient arts, then you must learn about rug weaving and the creation of the textile greats-Iran rugs. Imagine the giant spinning looms being used by ancient tribesman as they hand wove these unique and finely detailed rugs. These craftsmen have been perfecting their trade since the earliest centuries. Merchants and traders would travel the famous Silk Road taking these masterpieces with them and introducing them to the Western world who immediately understood their beauty and value. Many varieties and types of these antique Oriental rugs can be found at Aviram Aziz, Inc, a place with collections of the finest Antique and Decorative Rugs. Iran, known as Persia until 1934, is really the birthplace of Persian rugs. Other locations such as Pakistan, India and China make Persian design rugs essentially based on these ancient patterns.
Iran rugs are as a diverse and unique as the regions within this mountainous and desert rich country. Some Persian rugs were designed and made by small villages and nomadic tribesmen. For example, Herez rugs, hailing from Mount Salaban villages, are known for their classic medallion designs and bold colors. In addition, these wool rugs are especially hearty and durable due to unusually high amounts of copper in the soil that ends up in the sheep’s wool used in creating the rugs. On the other hand, many Iran rugs are finely made with wool piles with silk inlay. These include rugs from Isfahan, Tabriz and Qum. In fact, Tabriz rugs are known for there Herati patterns- a finely detailed central motif that resembles a fish.
If you would are in the market for an Iran rug than you are in the right place at Aviram Aziz, Inc. Our knowledgeable staff has expertise in the rich history of antique Oriental rugs. We have excellent knowledge of the different regions, materials and overall quality of our rugs. Selecting an antique rug does not need to be an overwhelming or intimidating endeavor. In addition, there is a wide variety in costs and selecting an affordable rug of high quality from our selection should be an easy task to accomplish. Aviram Aziz Inc. has many different types of rugs from Iran and other areas that make Persian design rugs. We are proud to carry a large selection of antique rugs including Persian, Indian, Turkish, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs.
Iran rugs are some of the most beautiful and intricately designed textiles and can complement many home styles. The variation in colors from soft pastels to rich bold hues will work in many different homes. These rugs will last generations and easily be passed down as family heirlooms. Aviram Aziz, Inc has a wide selection of antique carpets to choose from and specifically covers Aubussons, Heriz and Serapi, Lavar and Kerman, Sarouk, Sultanbad, Tabriz, Oushak and Tapestries.
If you are interested in learning more about these works of art, our experts at Aviram Aziz, Inc are happy to answer any questions and guide you with your selection. Iran rugs have been around for many many centuries and are admired for their rich designs, complicated patterns and bold color palettes.

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