|Packaging Type||Carton Box|
|Speciality||Long Life, Each To Handle, Durable|
|Usage||Home, Office, Hotel|
|Diameter in mm||100mm|
|Height in Inches||4 Inches, 6 Inches|
here are numerous hand knotted woolen carpet producing centers in India but traditional hand knotted silk carpets in India can only be found in Kashmir. The origins of the traditional silk carpets of Kashmir can be traced to the Mughal period
Hand knotted pure silk carpets are world famous for their softness and craftsmanship. These carpets are very expensive due to their being labor intensive and it takes a couple of at least one year to create a good silk carpet. The process of creating a hand knotted silk carpet is lengthy and a lot of preparation has to be made by the craftsman before weaving the carpet. The yarn used determines the type of the carpet to be created. Woolen carpets are always created on a cotton base with woolen yarn. Silk yarn is sometimes used in woolen carpets as highlights on certain designs and motifs.
On the other hand silk carpets are those carpets, which are created on a silk pile. Silk carpets are also created on a cotton or woolen pile. Generally silk carpets are made up of 80% of silk yarn and 20% of cotton yarn. These carpets have more than 400 knots per square inch. 100% pure silk carpets have very high knotage per inch. The knots per square inch of such carpet can range between 400-1600 knots per square inch. This high percentage of knottage insures the life and durability of these carpets.
Flawless craftsmanship, precision and elegant style comes together in the making of exquisite Kashmir carpets. Kashmiri carpets are renowned through out the world mainly for two reasons one being that they are hand made and second they are always hand knotted. Carpets are avialable in many sizes and are brand new, never used.