Gwalior Carpets



Gwalior carpets are available in woolen, silk and artificial silk textures. The artificial silk carpets are exclusively woven by the weavers of Gwalior. A prominent feature of the Gwalior handicraft, the carpets of the district come in various rich and bright shades. The weavers of Gwalior are known for their excellent mastery over the carpet-weaving techniques.

One of the appealing features of the carpets of Gwalior is that these are dyed with natural colors. It is said that the weavers of the past ages used to dye the carpets with the help of natural colors only. However, today, option of synthetic dye is also available in Gwalior. The common inspirations on the basis of which the motifs are done on the carpets of Gwalior include flowers and trees.

The woolen carpets of Gwalior are specially known for the enticing geometric and floral motifs whereas the silk carpets come with a fascinating range of vibrant colors. There are several looms in the district of Gwalior that are engaged with carpet-weaving business. All of these looms are manned by efficient and deft carpet weavers.

The creative skill of the Gwalior carpet weavers has contributed significantly towards making the district one of the prime places of weaving. Today, a major portion of the carpets manufactured in Gwalior are sent to different parts of India where there is a large market for the same.

The enigmatic designs and the awe-inspiring patterns of knotted carpets surely captivate the attention of one and all.



Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012

     


     

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