Wak Wak Angels

Wak Wak Angels

One of my favorite rugs, this is a classic “Wak Wak” (pronounced “Vak Vak”) rug.  Wak Wak is Persian, and when dealing with rugs, it refers to “fantasy.”

Fantasy rugs are extremely rare.  They’re often silk, and either from Tabriz or Heriz Iran. The history of such rugs stems back many centuries, and the quality is outstanding.  Production of these carpets ceased around 1900, and they are almost never seen by the public. Continue reading