Gorgeous rugs have been woven for centuries by the Azerbaijani people living in the Republic of Georgia. Once a world-renowned rug weaving region, this tradition has all but vanished. reWoven endeavors to save this craft from complete extinction by creating high quality rugs that embody the aesthetics and methods of centuries past, while maximizing their benefit for its weavers and their community today. Each rug is a unique blend of personal expression and cultural richness, and one small step toward insuring this tradition survives another generation.
- Create images showing the ancient process of Azeri rug weaving
- Show the natural beauty of Georgia
- Capture the entire process of rug weaving from the shepherds with their flocks high in the mountains to the completed rugs ready for sale
- Produce images that portray every day life in an Azerbaijani village