The rugs are other characteristic feature of Armenian culture. Being one of the oldest nations Armenia made rugs still in ancient times. The rugs were the main decoration of any house, the Armenians used them to cover floors, walls, and sofas even tables. Though it is the 21st century, the Armenians still use the traditional rugs for decorating the houses. The traditional Armenian rugs are rich with colors with different patterns, and designs.
Ijevan city is considered to be the rug making city of Armenia. But Yerevan also has two major centers of rug making. They are Tufenkian Carpets Armenia and Megerian Carpets Armenia.
The world famous Tufenkian Artisan Carpets offers different types of rugs and carpets, from traditional handmade Armenian rugs to modern rugs. Each rug has a unique design and pattern and they make the rugs with natural dyes and wool. They are colorful and rich with national patterns. These rugs decorate any house and give special look to them.
The shop of the Tufenikan Artisan carpet is located in the center of Yerevan. So it is easy to get there and take a little part of Armenia.
The other major rug center in Yerevan is the Megerian Carpets. They are focused on making new and antique rugs. They also use natural dye and wool for making the rugs. Each rug has an individual design, original materials. If you want to have an original masterpiece, you would certainly, buy a rug from Megerian Carpets.
It has a showroom in Yerevan, where you can visit; the visitors can watch the rug making process. It will be an unforgettable experience to see that process. So if you are in Yerevan you should come and see this wonderful place.