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Great learning experience and hospitality

We didn't buy but enjoyed them showing us beautiful rugs. (We actually found our best carpet deals... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2014
Be careful - do some homework!

I visited CARPETIUM in Cappadocia at the Ortahisar/Nevsehir/Urgup facility in January 2014 with a... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2014
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15 Apr 2014
“Great learning experience and hospitality”
23 Mar 2014
“NOT made in Turkey”
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We didn't buy but enjoyed them showing us beautiful rugs. (We actually found our best carpet deals in Ankara). Very friendly and explained all the details of rug-making and things to look for when looking at rugs.

1  Thank C130driver
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Follow-up to my previous review. I contacted both Carpetium and the tour company as follow-up. Only when I contacted the tour-company did Carpetium address the issue.The letter from Carpetium admitted that the rugs are not made in Turkey but made by 'Turks' (aka other tribes...More

4  Thank 2-4-T
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I visited CARPETIUM in Cappadocia at the Ortahisar/Nevsehir/Urgup facility in January 2014 with a tour group. We had a similar experience to other reviewers....of seeing the processes with the silk, meeting weavers at work and viewing carpets being hand made on looms. The presentations were...More

9  Thank Daniel5361
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I did not expect to buy a rug when I signed up for my trip with G Adventures to Turkey in Dec 2013. I was stunned by the artwork done by the women here (so they tell us), and a serious buyer would definitely need...More

1  Thank EstaLala
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Visited the shop in Ortahisar (may also be called Urgup or Nevsehir) in October with an OAT group. Demonstration of several rugs and kilims in progress by craftswomen. Also demonstration of silk gathering and weaving. Floor show looked like a Ginsu knife infomercial but that's...More

3  Thank caseyDillonCo
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We visited Carpetium Carpet Manufacturing in Ortahisar - Urgup, Cappadocia in October with Gate 1. (This company also has a shop in Ephesus.) I bought two carpets - paying a little more for perceived quality/authenticity as a Gate 1 sanctioned stop. My carpets arrived at...More

3  Thank 2-4-T
Reviewed 21 November 2013

I purchased a beautiful Turkish carpet from Carpetium in late October, and I am so excited that it is already here in my home in Atlanta. From the fun atmosphere in the shop, to the craft of the carpets, to working with their sales crew,...More

1  Thank Westgalady
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Visited Carpetium during a recent trip of Turkey. They hosted our group, put on a wonderful exhibition of carpet making and showed us an excellent collection of Turkish carpets. While their prices we most certainly not the lowest, their business model was sound and the...More

4  Thank 288sojourn
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Our private tour guide took us here for a magnificent lunch at $10 euro each. We then had a private tour and saw students weaving different rugs, and the silkworm process. We were offered a glass of wine while we were shown samples of rugs....More

2  Thank Stmirli
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We bought 3 carpets from this place so apparently we were impressed with the idea of the school and preserving this craft. However, once I computed the assured 40% discount, we found it to be closer to 30%. We had bought one of the carpets...More

1  Thank 440Glen
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