Shapes & sizes
The special thing about handmade carpets are, besides their beauty, they are individual. Not only can you find a large variety of patterns, colours and styles, but also a wide range of sizes does also exist. The most common shape on a carpet is the rectangular one which can be found in sizes from 60x40 cm to 600x400 cm and in some cases even larger. Besides the rectangular carpets there are squared, round, oval and runners.
When choosing a carpet for your home, you should keep in mind, that it is of great importance that the size of the carpet is in proportion of the room and the rest of the furnishing. If a carpet is placed beautifully the pattern is brought out and works togehter with the floor and furniture to give the room its special character. Bear in mind also that a handmade carpet should not cover the whole floor.
Oval carpets are very rare and there are no standardized sizes on these. They are measured the same way as rectangular carpets.
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