The tree of life rug is famous for its inspiring symbology and metaphysical properties. Dating as far back as ancient Mesopatamia in 2,500 BC, it is also called “The Cosmic Tree”, “The World Tree” and “The Holy Tree”. This design so magical and special for its inspiration in self-growth and enlightenment. In yoga, this prominent symbol keeps us in touch with mother earth and the universe. It gives us roots into the ground while connecting us to heaven. In rugs, the tree of life celebrates infinity, paradise and recognized around the world.
Woven in Pakiston, this is lovely rug with its beautiful fine wool on a cotton foundation.
The Qashqai nomads tribal weavers in the Zagros mountains are the original designers of the gabbeh rug we know today. The Kurds, Lurs and Bhaktiaris also wove these rugs. The Persian word “gabbeh” means raw or natural and implies a rug that is more tribal, and coarsely knotted, known for both its tribal and contemporary looks. Gabbehs come is a variety of colors and styles, made with handspun wool and natural dyes. Their style usually demonstrates geometric, tribal, wildlife and even some floral patterns. The gabbeh will add old world charm and modern style to any room.