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Kiyiz, Special Offer, Wool -

Kiyiz is the Turkic (not Turkish, mind you) word for felt rugs that can be found from Mongolia to the North Caucasus. Designs and pronunciation may change some from country to country, people to people, but the production, pride of craftsmanship, and beauty of these rugs is a constant. To make a kiyiz, wool is gathered, soaked in water, and then pressed together, normally by rolling and wringing. As the wool is pressed, the fibers begin to stick together, forming a mat. Layer after layer are added until the desired thickness is reached. Then, a new layer of felt is...

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