|...there has recently been a surge in demand for afghan carpets, although many afghan carpet manufacturers market their products under the name of a different country. the carpets are made in afghanistan, as well as by afghan refugees who reside in pakistan and iran. famous afghan rugs include the shindand or adraskan (named after local afghan villages), woven in the herat area, in western afghanista...|
|...enistan and uzbekistan). bokhara rugs were primarily the product of tekke turkmens but also were made by sailors, sarqs, yomuts, and ersaris. these famous bokhara designs also come from eastern iran, afghanistan, and pakistan. bokhara rugs hold a high place in history and compete with the best in the world. bokharas are a traditional piece of art suitable for any interior decor. bokhara rug popula...|
|...) and asymmetrical (also called persian or senna). contemporary centres of knotted carpet production are: lahore and peshawar (pakistan), kashmir (india / pakistan), mirzapur, bhadohi, tabriz (iran), afghanistan, armenia, azerbaijan, turkey, northern africa, nepal, spain, turkmenistan, and tibet. the importance of carpets in the culture of turkmenistan is such that the national flag features a ver...|
|...e used for making attractive and practically useful mats and durries. in the early stages, the motifs used in the indian carpets were purely persian. later, various other designs were introduced from afghanistan, turkey, china, morocco and france. gradually, the pile carpet industry was indianised and assumed a character of its own. each region developed a distinct style of carpet weaving.
|...ember sheoga hardwood
flooring, with receiving and delivery donated by specialty forest products.
installation for the project was donated by c&r flooring.
cpt galeazzi was deployed to kandahar, afghanistan in the summer of 2010.
quickly into his deployment, he volunteered to take over a platoon that lost its
leader to a roadside bomb. in may 2011, he was heading back to base with his
|...a 5 under 40 awards ceremony and then actioned off with all proceeds benefiting barakat, a cambridge, massachusetts based charity that works to empower education in women and children in pakistan and afghanistan.
"the values of the karastan brand are brought to life in sponsoring events such as the 5 under 40 awards," said elise demboski, vice president of creative services, karastan. "it is rew...|
|...A nomadic tribe living in Afghanistan and bordering countries who produce a large volume of commercial weaving. Their rugs are generally brown, black, and gold...|
|...A large mostly settled tribe of northwest Afghanistan who make both urban and tribal rugs. They are renowned for the quality of their nomadic saddles and tent gear...|
|...Traditional word that means of the Eastern World or of the land found by ship when Africa has been circled , it has come to more accurately describe characteristics of Turkey, Iran, India, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Pakistan. The modern definition excludes characteristics of China and Indochina now classified as Asian...|
|...This design has an arch at the top of the field. The arch may be either geometric or curvilinear, depending on where the rug was woven. These rugs are woven throughout Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, the Caucasus and Turkestan...|