Region of Origin
- A bold set of ram’s horns represents strength and bravery
- Geometric designs feature angular edges and shapes—like diamonds, squares, lattices, and stylized animals
- Typically associated with the Yoruk nomads of Anatolia, these latch-hook ornaments are believed to protect against sources of danger—including ill will, wild animals, and natural disasters
- A simple, but classic design—zig-zag patterns represent water as a vital element in life
Burdur, a town in western Anatolia, is well known for its finely knotted rugs decorated with Persian motifs. Weavers from this area tend to use a slightly more modern color palette.
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.