There are thousands of tribes in the world, thousands of different cultures and each one has their own unique beliefs, symbology and way of life. Many are skilled artisans in possession of knowledge and rug making techniques passed on from generation to generation . Tribal rugs are not only a great piece of decor but also a way to honour these cultures and traditions and keep them alive as we move forward into a more and more modern world.
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The Industrial Revolution made factory production on a massive scale possible which saw a decline in the availability of traditionally made rugs by indigenous peoples of the world. Fortunately there are still people who desire something different, personally crafted and meaningful. These beautiful, intricately designed, authentic handmade Tribal rugs will bring colour, warmth and culture into any modern space.
Sourced from all over the world, these intricately designed Tribal rugs come in bold colours and striking patterns. Popular mofits include geometric symbols, animals, plant life and symbols of people and gods. The colours and materials used are dependant on the resources of the communities they were produced in and are unique to each particular region. For example – mountainous areas such as the Andes use a lot of llama wool where as tribes in India favour cotton