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"Masters in the production of rugs and valuable fabrics since three generations"
Production steps
We produce hand-made rugs, tapestries and valuable fabrics upon customer's design, in any size, colour, shape and material, on behalf of third parties and also as single piece, at the most competitive prices on the market.
We fully specialize in the field of ancient and modern hand-made textile products, but we are also experts in reproducing any manufacturing technique of any country.

After you have created your design, we produce it.
Our production phases
Raw materials
The final result and the way in which the rug will age, depends on the raw material used to produce the rug.
You can choose the material you like also according to your budget; the most valuable raw materials are: silk, wool, cotton, jute, bamboo, coconut, etc...
The silk consists of fibres derived from the cocoon. The cocoons are made of raw silk, which is mainly a fibrous material called fibrin and the surrounding sericin that unites them.
Once sericin is removed, done silk is obtained.
Wool, after the sheep shearing, the wool is divided according to quality, cleaned and washed. Then carding takes place, to prepare the wool and separate the fibres.
Cotton is a plant of the malvaceae family. The fruit of this plan is a round-oval capsule approx. 5 cm long, that opens when ripe. The seeds are wrapped in a thick fur, which will become the yarn's fibres.
Colouring
Once the yarn destined to produce a rug has been spun, it must be dyed. The most valuable colouring is hand-made, a complex process that requires experience and accuracy to ensure good results.
Colouring with natural dyes confers a natural light to the yarn, which is difficult to beat.
To obtain various colours, vegetal, animal and other dyes are used.
A great variety of colours can be obtained, over 2000; each colour has a specific and different reference code, according to the raw material.
Tools
To produce a hand-made carpet, hard work and various tools are required. The most important tool is the loom.
In addition to the looms, other small tools and instruments are used.
Comb: It is used to press the weft against the knots, at each row of knots of the rug.
Scissors: They are used to cut the fleece at rug level after tying one or more rows.
Knife equipped with crochet-hook: It has two functions. It is used to hook the yarn among the warps with the small hook, and to cut the yarn later on.
Spindle: It is used when the wool is spun by hand.
Brush: It is used to brush the wool and the yarns when repairing or making the carpet.
Cardboard: the model is marked on squared paper, in which each square corresponds to a knot.
The knotter follows this preliminary design to visualize the colours and layout of the rug.
Hand-made knotting
There are various types of hand-made processes: knotted, tufted, etc... The most valuable and long lasting one is the knotted type.
An expert knotter can perform up to 8,000 -12,000 knots in an 8-hour work day. One or more weft yarns are laid between the rows of knots to hold them in place.
The knots' density, referred to the quantity of knots by square metre, has a remarkable impact on the rug's resistance.
In the symmetric knot, the yarn is wrapped in a loop fashion around each of the two warps. The warp is laid between one row of knots and the other, in one or more rows.
The symmetric knot confers a slightly sturdier consistency to the rug and it is usually used in thicker rugs.
With regards to the asymmetric knot, the yarn is wrapped in a loop fashion around a warp and remains loose under the other. The warp is laid between one row of knots and the other, in one or more rows. The asymmetric knot favours a tighter knotting in a rug full of details.
Rug's finish
Once knotting is completed, there are other four steps:
Shearing – The fleece is cut at the required length.
Washing – The rug is washed thoroughly to remove the fibres' dust resulting from polishing and the scattered pigments, and also to fix the colours precisely.
Drying – After being washed, the rug must be dried properly in order to settle the colours and to prevent the rug to lose the right shape.
Checking and repairs – After being sheared, washed and dried, the rug is subject to the last check, and inspected carefully to make sure that no holes or damages occurred during the treatments.

Once the entire process is completed, the rug is ready to be shipped to the customer.
When installed, we are certain that it will "dress up" your room "like a window on the floor".