Gorgeous 50 year old pictorial Ozipek Hereke rug in like new condition and a rare tree-of-life design!!
This rare showpiece quality Ozipek Hereke rug is a perfect example of not only what the Ozipek carpets are known for, but it is very hard to find a 50 year old piece in this like new condition. Given that most pictorial silk rugs are typically hang on walls or displayed as decor rugs, it is in mint condition and there are no damages.
This is a genuine Turkish Ozipek Hereke rug with an 10/10 quality, which translates into about 625 kpsi and its a great example of what the fine Turkish silk rugs are all about. The pictorial design features lots of plants and animals, which are also very well made and the details are crisp and colorful. The Ozipek Hereke rugs like so many other Turkish silk weavers got all but wiped out by the cheaper Chinese imitations and as a result the older genuine Turkish pieces like this one are becoming more and more sought-after and appreciated. If you are a fan of Turkish silk rugs, you will immediately appreciate a rare find like this one and it is obviously perfectly suited for hanging or displaying as a decor rug..
Info About REAL vs. FAKE Hereke Rugs
Due to the large number of inquiries I receive about genuine and fake Hereke rugs and the misinformation that are being peddled by online and rug store retailers, I have created my own YouTube channel where I offer factual information for you like the video below that is about Hereke Silk Rugs. You can see the video if you view this rug page on a laptop or desktop.
If you own or are interested in silk Hereke rugs, please watch this video in which I show you real Turkish silk Hereke rugs and the Chinese silk couterparts that are often sold as genuine Turkish rugs. For over 20 years, I have been getting a lot of inquiries about the Hereke rugs and so many have been scammed by the rug dealers in Turkey that I thought I try to show you the difference using actual rugs. Topic #1: The different qualities in Turkish & Chinese Hereke rugs Topic #2: Differences in prices and Signatures!! Learn the truth about them and see an actual example of a signature that was added to a Chinese copy to make it look like a Turkish piece
Topic #1: The different qualities in Turkish & Chinese Hereke rugs
Topic #2: Differences in prices and Signatures!! Learn the truth about them and see an actual example of a signature that was added to a Chinese copy to make it look like a Turkish piece