New Delhi, September 2015: OBEETEE, one of the largest handmade rug makers in India and one of the oldest hand-woven rug companies in the world, has introduced its Boho Collection.
The Boho collection treads the path not taken and sets its own conventions and practices. Inspired from Asian tribal patterns, the beautiful motifs of this collection express inner feelings and thoughts. A spectrum of colours are used for this, ranging from blues to brown, greys with mineral greens and naturals with bold, gold shades are layered with a unique wash that retains the rugs timeless appeal.
OBEETEE was established in 1920 and today is India's leading producer and exporter of exquisite hand knotted, hand tufted and flat woven carpets. For almost a hundred years, OBEETEE has helped preserve the ancient form of carpet making, as well as empowering weavers in the remotest part of the country. With unparalleled professionalism and a relentless dedication to quality, OBEETEE manufactures and globally distributes premier hand woven carpets providing timeless beauty for generations to come. OBEETEE is the first company to receive the coveted SA 8000:2001 certification for Social Accountability and adheres to strict standards in every area of conduct-from working hours and collective bargaining to workers’ safety and health. The company strongly supports children education, access to sanitation, women’s economic empowerment in the villages where it operates.
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OBEETEE is one of the largest handmade rug makers in India and one of the oldest hand-woven rug companies in the world. OBEETEE’s outstanding quality and reputation have earned the interest of many famous and notable people, including her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Founded as Oakley Bowden & Taylor in 1920, OBEETEE has grown to 650 permanent employees and works with 20,000 independent artisans who are engaged in weaving and processing our rugs in India. Thanks to their efforts, OBEETEE is the leading producer and exporter of hand-knotted, hand tufted and flat-woven carpets in India. OBEETEE is the world’s first wool mark licensee for hand-knotted carpets. OBEETEE has the greatest in-house capabilities of any rug-maker in India, thanks to their modern dyeing plant and inspired design department. The OBEETEE colour bank holds over 4,000 colour-fast shades of wool. The designers at OBEETEE constantly study new textures and fresh combinations, to ensure the production of the finest quality rugs available in India. OBEETEE cares for the artisans and the environment as much as they care about the quality of their products. Their environment friendly power systems run mainly on gas-derived biomass. The company looks after the extended families of its workers and ensures use of safe dyes and chemicals. Internationally recognized as the premier source for the finest of handmade carpets in India, OBEETEE has received countless national awards for being the country's largest and most reputable exporter. OBEETEE Pvt. Ltd. is based in Mirzapur, India, on the Grand Trunk Road between Delhi and Kolkata. Progressive, dynamic and ethical, OBEETEE is constantly striving to offer the best quality products and a lifetime of beauty and delight to its customers.