Armenian rugs society
Our site is dedicated to the identification, preservation and dissemination of knowledge of Armenian rugs and textiles.
Artsakh  Rugs
Artsakh Rugs
November 23 , 2017 , 19:10
Arstsakh refers to a region, not an ethnic group. The population of Karabagh is mainly comprised of Armenians and Azeris. However, the population in the larger cities of Mountainous Karabagh, including Shushi, Stepanakert, ... more
The Caucasian Armenian Rug
The Caucasian Armenian Rug
November 23 , 2017 , 12:49
Geographically, the Caucasus are located between the Black and Caspian seas, the gateway between Europe and Asia. Inhabitants of the Caucasus are primarily Armenians and Azerbaijani (Azeri) Turks with a smaller number of ... more
Armenian Rugs. Historical Perspective
Armenian Rugs. Historical Perspective
November 23 , 2017 , 12:46
Armenians are the earliest known weavers of oriental rugs. Ulrich Schurmann, a reknowned expert on oriental rugs, believes that the Pazyryk rug, the world's oldest known rug (5th cent. B.C.), can be attributed to the late ... more
Development of Armenian carpet and rug weaving
Development of Armenian carpet and rug weaving
November 23 , 2017 , 00:17
Armenian carpet weaving that at the initial period coincided with cloth weaving by execution technique have passed the long path of development, starting from simple fabrics, which had been woven at the braiding frames of ... more
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