Region of Origin
- Simple, tribal, bold, and colorful motifs that originate from the Anatolian region that comprises the majority of modern-day Turkey
- Oversized geometrically stylized birds, possibly peacocks, illustrate regal beauty and splendor
- A hexagonal structure, also referred to as a lozenge, represents the female form and fertility
Nigde is a town in central Anatolia known for its rugs that feature hexagonal medallions in geometric Anatolian motifs, often with hooked details.
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.