Modern Transitional Afghan Rugs

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Modern Afghan Rugs

What Are Modern Afghan Rugs?

Modern Afghan rugs, also known as transitional Afghan rugs, are a unique blend of traditional oriental designs infused with a contemporary aesthetic. These rugs retain the intricate patterns and craftsmanship of traditional Afghan rugs but incorporate modern tastes to create a harmonious balance. The colors used in modern Afghan rugs are more synchronized, featuring a palette of neutral tones that complement a variety of interior styles. This fusion of classic and contemporary elements makes modern Afghan rugs a versatile and stylish addition to any home.

Materials Used in Modern Afghan Rugs

Modern Afghan rugs are primarily made from Ghazni handspun wool, which is renowned for its durability and luxurious texture. This wool is sourced locally from sheep in Afghanistan and is prized for its high quality. The wool is dyed using natural dyes, which not only enhance the richness of the colors but also ensure that the rugs are environmentally friendly. Each strand of wool is spun by hand, a process that adds to the unique character and quality of these exquisite rugs.

Craftsmanship and Origin

The creation of modern Afghan rugs is a meticulous process carried out by skilled artisans in the northern and central regions of Afghanistan. In the northern regions, Turkmen artisans are renowned for their expertise in hand-knotting rugs, bringing generations of knowledge and tradition to their craft. In the central regions, Hazara artisans contribute their own distinctive techniques and artistic flair. Each rug is a labor of love, taking weeks or even months to complete, ensuring that every piece is a true work of art. Explore our collection of modern Afghan rugs and bring a piece of timeless elegance and contemporary charm into your home.
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