(English) The Azer-Ilme Ltd
The Azer-Ilme Ltd. has been established in order to revive and enable the further development of the traditional Azerbaijani carpet-weaving art which has materially and spiritually enriched the world culture with its unique examples of carpets. At the same time Azer-Ilme Ltd. contributes to the popularization of this unique art through its carpet sales organised worldwide. The company commenced its activity in 1996.
Azer-Ilme Ltd. carries out the following important tasks: manufacturing high-quality carpets, restoring damaged examples and reviving the artistic traditions of Azerbaijani carpet weaving. Besides these activities, the company popularizes this amazing Azerbaijani traditional art by means of carpet sales organized all over the world. Nowadays our carpets adorn many museum and private collections in the world.
Today the enterprise has branches in such historic centres of Azerbaijani carpet weaving art as Nardaran, Bina, Hokumali in the Baku zone, Kurdamir in Shirvan and mountainous Lerik in the south. The company has become famous not only within Azerbaijan, but throughout the world for its careful approach to the preservation of national carpet-weaving traditions that have formed over many centuries.
Azer Ilme Ltd. develops artistic and technical traditions of carpets woven by national carpetweavers in Gazakh, Borchali, Goycha, Zangezur, Agbaba, Derechichek, Pashali, Jalaloglu,Hamamli, Sharur, Dereleyaz, Derbent, Tabriz, Ardebil, Sarab and other historical territories of Azerbaijan. At the same time, alongside with preservation of national traditions, carpets, produced in Azer Ilme in conformity with modern artistic style and technological characteristics, meet international standards.
Besides carpet production, Azer-Ilme provides for high quality of its carpets that meet current international standards from the point of view of artistic execution and technological parameters.
Carpets woven from silk and wool by professional weavers from Azer-Ilme workshops are notable for their fine weave, high knot density, unique compositions and bright colours. Wool yarn woven in Quba, Shirvan and Baku with application of traditional techniques, and silk yarn produced in Sheki are skeined and transported to