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The ancient art of carpet weaving in Armenia is cherished and respected by Tufenkian. Through every stage of the weaving process, great care is given to both the environment in which our rugs are crafted and to the artisans who make them. The carpets are created by hand carding, hand spinning, hand knotting and hand dying the finest wool. Through the combination of traditional craft and modern luxury we create highly textured, subtly shaded, exquisite carpets that promote individual style and inspiration. Tufenkian carpets are valuable and precious works of art made to last a lifetime and treasured for generations. “TUFENKIAN TRANS CAUCASUS” Ltd was founded in 1994 and is engaged in the production and selling of handmade rugs and carpets. The company was founded by James Tufenkian. The production is concentrated in Yerevan, Gegharkunik, Armavir and Shirak provinces (marz). High qualified carpet weavers are working in the company. The production process is divided into several phases, which are handmade. From all of those phases the most important ones are the wool yarn processing and spinning, dying, carpet making, carpet cutting, carpet shearing and the final process: carpet washing. More than 240 color combinations are used in the manufacturing process. The thread material is exclusively natural, without synthetic components. The company’s products mainly reflect the best traditions of Armenian carpet weaving. Collaborating with a number of world-known designers the company’s product has gained international reputation, which is considered to be the guarantee of quality and luxury. There are no restrictions in selection of carpet size, design or color nuance in case of order. The sale address in RA: Yerevan, Hanrapetutyan St., 48 Building. The company’s products are also sold in Tufenkian carpet showrooms in USA and in Europe.