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Aubussons, Axminsters, Savonneries, Tapestries, Persian carpets and more at Metropolitan Carpet Gallery

 

ORIENTAL RUGS DICTIONARY

Star Kazak

 

Unlike other Type of Kazaks, the Star Kazak’s origin is not known to scholars. These rugs are the rarest of the Kazaks and Caucasians to that matter, therefore considered as the most valuable Caucasian rugs.  There are only a few dozens of these type rugs known in the world with some fetching record prices in auctions. 

The Star Kazaks are distinguished by the unique star shaped medallions, in various shapes and colors.