Meeting Cancelled – Handknotted Rugs 

by | Mar 11, 2020

Due to the national health State of Emergency, the meeting for March has been cancelled.  
March Regular Meeting Presentation
by Gil Melo, Bunyaad Rug Representative
From his years of experience in the hand knotted rug world and with his deep commitment to fair trade, Gil Melo will tell you stories behind the creation of these Bunyaad rugs, from dyeing the wool to tying the fringes.
Listen as he relates stories from his times sitting beside Pakistani artisans in their rural village homes, listening to them tell of the difference fair trade has made in their lives and how it has led them to put even more of their ancestry into the carpets. Touch the time-honored tools used to create these heirloom quality rugs, explore our natural dye board and watch a special video about how these rugs are constructed.