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HAND KILIM 176X244CM

$1,073.00 $644.00

Hand and comb

       Symbol of productivity and good luck

The hand motif, which is supposed to protect one from the evil eye, is denoted by five lines. As well as symbolizing productivity and good luck it carries a sacred meaning. In Anatolia, it is widely believed that putting an open hand forward will keep the evil eye awayHAN

 

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Crafting every single rug is a poetic and mysterious journey from selection of the yarn to weaving .

Journey that begins with shearing substantial wool of ‘yaylım’ lambs , grown in Konya and Afyon regions , continues with washing the fleece near spring banks and carding with hand combs. After drying the yarn  dying process starts. Yarns are dye in traditional large kettle by using natural colored contents of plants such as Walnut, chamomile , linden, pomegranate, yellowweed. After disposing the excess dye yarns become ready for weaving. Kilims are woven by Anatolian women on the traditional looms in their houses.

 

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