Kilim is a simple fabric with warp and stretch. Basically, it is distinguished by not having “hairs”, unlike the carpet. They were born about 3,500 years ago in Central Asia, from where they spread to Eastern Europe, North Africa and later Western Europe. They are therefore considered the oldest carpet style in the world. The nomadic origin of those who used it in ancient times, made them have a special feature in the warp plot, flat and without knots, to avoid the passage of the desert sand. The kilims accompanied their owners as blankets, suitcases or to decorate the tents they armed on trips.
THE DESIGN WERE FULL OF SYMBOLISM
These meant wishes, messages, or, for example, S-shaped motifs heralded a happy event. In general, they were made without a previous pattern that gave them spontaneity and exclusivity to each piece. Today do not respect these traditions but maintain the agile spirit of the original fabric. One of the main advantages of kilim is that it weighs very little, is light and transmits a fresh and light image.
DECORATE WITH KILIM
Within the decoration, kilims have been a novel, different and unique item. They are exclusive pieces, since being embroidered by hand there are no two equals. They also offer original, ethnic and different designs and motifs than the known. On the other hand, their composition makes them easy parts for maintenance and offer agility and comfort.
They are mainly used in bed-foot bedrooms, as bedspreads or as a stepping-up object to the bedroom or dressing room itself. They are also used as tapestries, runners and main entrances. They are very versatile, combinable and manageable. Decorating with kilim expands options to combine colors and materials within a space and adapt to any decorative changes, Because they represent a timeless piece that offers a touch of ethnicity, colorful and full of personality…