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Karastan Introduces Diverse Styles in Wool and Wool Blends in Fall 2014
SUGAR VALLEY, GA, October 16, 2014: The aptly named Sovereign Collection from Karastan has floored summer markets with its regal ambiance, lush designs and stunningly rich colors. This fall it is joined by three wool blend collections that are all signature Karastan in style and performance.
Woven on Axminster looms in the USA of soft 100% New Zealand wool, the Sovereign Collection exemplifies the style and luxury to carry on the Karastan legacy. It combines technology, performance and design to create rugs that are both innovative and timeless.
Sovereign rugs feature reimagined traditional patterns with updated modern colors. The colors used in the creation of this collection have been individually skein dyed and finished with Karastan’s patented Lustre-Wash process to replicate the look and feel of magnificent hand-knotted rugs.
European and Persian textile traditions create a modern mix of excitement and elegance in the bold, sophisticated Bravado Collection from Karastan. Abstract shapes are poised on intricately striated backgrounds in a vivid spectrum of jewel tones for astounding beauty. These beautiful rugs are woven on Axminster looms of a 80% wool/20% nylon blend of space-dyed yarns.
The Evanescent Collection from Karastan is exquisitely crafted of shimmering silk blended with fine wool to give an opulent look with rich texture and sophisticated style. Woven on Axminster looms, these designs have an Old World refinement: the colors are earthy and the patterns are reminiscent of ancient courtyards, secret panels, and exotic trellises. Abrash effects give these rugs a timeless quality.
Prima Shag Collection
This sumptuous collection has a sophisticated, modern style that is accentuated by repeating motifs and elegant neutral colors. Made in Belgium of a wool/polypropylene/polyester blend on Van de Wiele looms, this cut pile shag offers clean geometric patterns in a beautiful variety of subdued colors to add rich textural interest to any room.
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Sultana: Sultana from Karastan’s Sovereign Collection offers a symmetrical presentation of lovely palmettes on a navy ground with a multiple border of regal red and tan.
Mahir Red: From Karastan’s Bravado Collection, Mahir is Turkish for “skilled” or “expert,” which describes the craftsmanship that creates this intricate pattern in a garden of versatile color.
Arezzo Light: Arezzo Light from Karastan’s Evanescent Collection brings the beauty of ancient tile courtyards to stylish interiors.
Temara Lattice: A contemporary lattice in today’s exciting neutrals, this sumptuous rug is from Karastan’s Prima Shag Collection. Available in Brown and Camel.
Karastan is part of Mohawk Industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, wood, stone, laminate, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to Karastan, include Mohawk, American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, Marazzi, Pergo, Unilin and Quick-Step. Mohawk’s unique merchandising and marketing assists consumers in creating their dreams. Mohawk provides a premium level of service with its own trucking fleet and more than 250 local distribution locations.