Samarkand carpet factory “Hudzhum”
For many centuries, a carpet has been perfectly accentuating good taste of the owner of a house and symbolizing wealth in the East. A real thing can be seen at once, it admires, like shining with a special energy. Up to this day, a true oriental carpet is being made by hand for years and during this period it gets powerful energy spreading over all elements of the pattern and existing in every thread.
Samarkand saved a unique production with ancient technologies, which secrets have been handed down from century to century, from a teacher to a student. If you like to understand visually why handmade is rather expensive - you are welcome to Samarkand carpet factory “Hudzhum”.
A carpet factory, which is an important tourist attraction in Samarkand and in Uzbekistan all-in-all, gives an opportunity to learn the work of masters, as a rule they are ladies, who hand weave carpets, and choose some silk carpet and buy it right at the factory. Without leaving the factory, you can watch all stages of the production of magnificent silk carpets from the unwinding silkworm cocoon. All necessary operations are made by hand, using only the most primitive tools. Only girls do this work at the machines, and they put all their heart into each knot of silk thread, creating a future carpet row by row. At average, manufacturing of one carpet of middle-size takes a year, but this is approximate time that depends on the size and complexity of the pattern. A number of knots per square inch is extremely important. The more complicated the pattern and density of knots is the more fashionable, more expensive the carpet is. All carpets in the factory “Hudzhum” are absolutely natural: even silk threads are painted by hand with exclusively natural dyes derived from the peel of a walnut, pomegranate peel and stalks of asparagus. Having been colored like that threads keep their color for a long time and even get some gold tint over time. Patterns of standard carpets produced at the factory are varied, but performed using different variations of the national ornament what makes them unique and at the same time emphasizes the belonging to the Central Asian school of carpet weaving. Like in ancient times, the carpet pattern has certain information that a man of ability can read as easily as a book. As a rule, the carpets are woven by order in advance, so you have the opportunity to order a handmade carpet - customized carpet-picture (from the picture or photo), respectively, at the exclusive price. After all, a work of art can not be cheap! You can also choose a favorite ready-made carpet, and bring home a unique carpet product for a long memory of Samarkand.
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