Karabakh Carpet Expands Armenian Carpet Traditions


17:48, 24 September, 2014

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 24, ARMENPRESS: The Ministry of Culture of the
Republic of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan and the Minister of Culture
and Youth Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Narine Aghabalyan
attended the official opening ceremony of the Karabakh Carpet Company
in Yerevan. The Press Service of the Ministry of Culture of Armenia
informed Armenpress that Karabakh Carpet was established in 2013 in
the Artsakh Republic.

The Company produces hand-made carpets and has weaving units in the
capital of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, Stepanakert, cities of
Shushi, Hadrut, Berdzor and Chartar Village. More than 150 carpet
weavers work at the company, which mainly produces Armenian and
particularly typical Artsakh carpets, as well as carpets belonging to
other civilizations. The production of the Karabakh Carpet is available
also in the United States of America, the Russian Federation and more
than 50 countries of Europe.