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Navajo Rug Weaving

Navajo Rug - Kady

Native American Navajo rugs were influenced by the Pueblo Indians and by the Spanish explorers.Navajo rugs are handwoven on an upright loom. The wool is hand spun and dyed using natural dyestuffs.

Persian Carpet Weaving

Persian Carpet Knots

Handmade carpets have been made throughout the history of civilization. Some of the oldest carpets discovered date back to the 7th century B.C. Major Persian rug weaving areas were in Turkey, Pakistan […]