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A handmade rug, also known as a hand-woven rug or hand-knotted rug, is a rug that is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans using traditional techniques, without the use of machinery. These rugs are made by hand, knot by knot, which contributes to their uniqueness, quality, and value.
Khotan rugs, also known as Samarkand rugs or Eastern Turkestan rugs, are a type of handwoven carpet originating from the city of Khotan (Hotan) in the Xinjiang region of China. Khotan is located along the historical Silk Road, an ancient trade route connecting China to the Middle East and Europe, which facilitated the exchange of goods and ideas between different cultures.
Vintage kilims refer to antique or older kilims that have been produced using traditional techniques and designs. Kilims are flat-woven textiles that have a long history in various regions, including the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and the Balkans. They are created by tightly interweaving colored weft threads with the warp threads on a loom.