Do you know why Silk Turkish Rugs are so popular? Since hundreds of years the market is very competitive for the Turkish rugs against others, but in the same time silk Turkish rugs are leading their category without any challenge.This is not only the result of the unique quality of the silk, but also unbelievable high density.
Over 300 knots per square inch (KPSI) is reached with best quality silk, comes from the city Bursa.
World famous name “Hereke” can not be considered as a rug, but as a piece of art.
Hereke Silk Rugs are made since over one hundred years and most of these art items from the looms decorating palaces of ottoman sultans.
These exciting beauties of silk Hereke rugs are made for palaces only or used to be the official gifts for the other dynasties.
I was in Hereke, on the coast of Marmara sea close to Istanbul last month and i saw some new fine pieces.They are creating new designs and still serving the famous quality.
As you see, it is a Hereke Rug on the picture right.Gorgeous isn’t it?
Mainly floral designs and bright colors used in these beautiful Turkish Rugs.Some of the Turkish Prayer rugswith floral designs are finished with gold threads and sim fibers into a special condition.
According to the light reflections, surfaces of silk show an amazing color change, reason being the system, on the piles Turkish double knotting. Hereke silk rugs having over 500 double KPSI which is nearly 1 million per square meter consider to be one of the most difficult handwork, exactly falls in the human eyes as one of the finest items of art.
Different types of silk rugs are also made in Kayseri where i am from. Kayseri Silk Carpets The possibility of having a very big choice by color combinations and various sizes Kayseri Silk Carpets are specially asked on the world’s carpet markets by carpet collectors and carpet lovers.