Pakistan has a rich history of handicrafts that has evolved over the centuries. The entire wealth of timeless Pakistani handicrafts have survived through ages. The legacy of Pakistan’s culture promises everything- beauty, dignity, form and style. The magnetic appeal of Pakistan’s culture resides in its exclusivity.
Established in 1970, Maharaja Handicrafts had a history of culture, quality and reliability. Either its about modern hand-made carpets or antique rugs, Maharaja Handicrafts specializes in carpets of all kinds. Apart from Carpets, Shawls and Bed Sheets are Maharaja Handicrafts’ specialties. Located in the heart of Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad, Maharaja Handicrafts has the best location you can imagine for a handicrafts shop.
Our original ideas, advanced technology, superb services and high quality products ensure our customers’ continuing support. We Welcome interested companies around the world to contact us, we look forward to being able to work together with you.
Pakistan is one of those countries where people customarily sit on the floor. The carpet industry thus, has flourished to include a strong local tinge, while preserving the highly stylized and idealistic Persian standard. Carpets are an economically important but miniscule part of the floor covering popularly used in Pakistan.
The Pakistani carpet weaver ties his knots with great dexterity, on upright wooden looms of traditional design. Vertical looms are used in sizes varying from five to sixty feet, with three to five weavers, working on each. The fitness of a carpet is judged by the number of knots per unit area in combination of the design, colors and quality of yarn. The firmness, thickness and appearance of the back of the carpet, are important considerations.