Region of Origin
- Architectural elements represent significant structures like monuments, churches, temples, and ruins
- A variation of motifs—simple, tribal, bold, and colorful—all hailing from the Anatolian region (modern-day Turkey)
- Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
- A series of geometrically stylized waves represents water—a vital element of life
- A geometric, step-like pattern often found in Anatolian designs
Konya is the former capital of the Selcuk empire—where the earliest traditions of weaving can be traced back to. Today, the area is still a key producer of rugs in Turkey.
Wool is the most widely used fiber in Turkish rug design. Not only is it plentiful in supply, it’s durable, long-lasting, and incredibly plush—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on.