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Caring for Kilims
Please note that we have chosen the heading
for this section with care to emphasize its two different but
mutually consistent meanings. When we care for something
it means that we like or even love it, but then we also tend
to care for it by treating it well and protecting it
from harm. So to help you take good care of the kilim area rug
you care for, we have prepared a set of guidelines gleamed from
many sources. You will find that most are simply good common
sense, but there are also some more intricate points of kilim
area rug care worthy of your attention.
Disclaimer: The guidelines for kilim rug care
given below in this section are of a general nature and
are made in good faith. However, due to the condition,
materials, age and other factors, undesired effects or
damages might be caused when some of our recommended procedures
are used on some kilim area rugs, so any procedure or
technique you choose to apply is done at your own risk.
The origins of the kilim area rugs are buried so deeply in the past of the human race that we will probably never really know the true story of its genesis. Undoubtedly the greatest obstacle faced...
One day a Yuruk tribal chief saw a kilim rug cast on the ground by a tent. Looking at it brought anguish to his heart, so he called on his men to find the father of the girl who had woven that kilim rug.
Motifs are derived from symbols that were used in ages gone by to inform, communicate and to convey ideas. Over time, some of these signs merged with myths, acquired hidden significance and moved into the world of esoteric symbolism.
When we care for something it means that we like or even love it, but then we also tend to care for it by treating it well and protecting it from harm. So to help you take good care of the kilim rug you care for…