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MOLDOVAN RUGS WOVEN by LOCAL WOMEN
Moldovan floral rugs are among the most well-known of the
floral rugs. They feature flowers of all colours: lilies, tulips,
geraniums and roses. Lots and lots of roses. The characte
ristic black background brings the colours of the flowers to
We search for these rugs around Moldova. They are found and
then carefully restored to their former glory using techniques
that respect the original craftwork traditions while protecting
the bright colours and intricate designs.
Restoring the rugs lets them live on to bring new life to homes
everywhere. Each one is unique and has its own unique
story. They may have been woven for a special occasion,
for a loved one or for something entirely different. And they
may have spent the majority of their lives in a cosy living
room, a quiet library or a warm, laughter-filled dining room.