How to Magically Transform Interiors with Oushak Rugs

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Updated July 8, 2015. Fine Oushak rugs are arguably one of the world’s oldest fashionable interior calling cards. The art of Oushak rugs developed over hundreds of years in the villages of western Turkey. Today the ancient patterns of Oushak rugs are being copied in Afghanistan and India but the copies do not have the luxurious texture that is a hallmark of fine Oushak rugs. This unique texture is the result of weaving with the ancient Turkish knot and using lustrous hand spun wool and subtle shades of coral, gold, blue, geen and sometimes gray. This combination is found only in the finest Turkish Oushak rugs or in the Oushak rugs produced by specialists such as Asmara. Fine Oushak rugs bring an understated elegance to a room. Read More