Region of Origin
- Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
- A classic design, diamond medallions create a dynamic interplay of sub-symmetries and geometric shapes
- Angular edges and shapes like diamonds, squares, lattices, crosses, and stripes as well as geometric animals
- A simple but classic zig-zag design signifies water as an indispensable element in life
Afyon is located in central Anatolia. It is known for its diversity of rug styles from across Turkey.
Wool is the most popular fiber used in Turkish rugs because it is supple, durable, and plentiful in supply. A cotton foundation is also a popular choice, used to tie the wool knots onto. Cotton is rigid and strong, providing a firm foundation that stands the test of time.