Opening Reception in Peddler’s Village

Join us to celebrate the opening of our seasonal Rug Room at Peddler’s Village in Lahaska, PA.

FROM LOOM TO LIVING ROOM:

A SHORT HISTORY AND STORIES BEHIND
BUNYAAD FAIR TRADE RUGS

Presented by Yousaf Chaman, CEO of Bunyaad, Inc.

Enjoy light refreshments.
RSVP to reserve your spot • 717-721-8800

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Celebrating Rug Making

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A wonderful night celebrating rug making and the joy and relaxation of adult coloring!

Over 30 coloring fans gathered at the Bunyaad Rug Room at Ten Thousand Villages in Ephrata, PA, to learn how fairly paid adult artisans carefully color intricate graphs as part of the rug making process. After a short journey through talams, rug graphs and hand knotting rugs, each person got to color their own rug graph tile.

“I came for the coloring but I leave with a much greater appreciation for hand knotted rugs and the quality and uniqueness that fair trade produces,” remarked one coloring night participant. “And I’m still in awe of how many knots are in a 9’x12′ Persian rug…over seven million! Just hard to believe that that many knots are all tied by hand!”

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Coloring Party and Short Seminar

Fairly paid adult artisans get to color intricate graphs as part of the rug making process. Let us take you on a journey from talams and rug graphs to fair trade rugs as you color your own rug graph tile. Listen to a short seminar by Yousaf Chaman, Director of Bunyaad, on talams, rug graphs and the change fair trade …

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