Everything You Want to Know About Bezalel Rugs and Carpets from Jerusalem Israel
Bezalel Rugs from the Art School in Jerusalem Israel – During the early years of the twentieth century, in what was then the Palestinian Mandate, governed by the British Empire, Bezalel carpets and rugs began to be produced. Manufactured at the famous Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem, these carpets are unique in their Jewishness; woven with the express purpose of communicating traditional Jewish ideas and aesthetics, are a distinct and beautiful development in the world of antique rugs. Find below a series of educational articles about antique Bezalel rugs.
2. Decorating with Antique Bezalel Carpets
Bezalel art school carpets and rugs are among the most beautiful and sought after of all styles. The Bezalel carpets have been woven in modern-day Israel since the early years of the twentieth century, and the story behind what makes rugs from Bezalel so special is fascinating – and even unique. Prior to the establishment of the modern state of Israel, in 1948, the “Palestinian” Mandate was governed by the British Empire…. [Read More: Decorating with Bezalel Rugs]