A traditional and practical art in Kyrgyzstan, felt rugs (called Shyrdaks) are made in beautiful decorative patterns and it's all done by hand. We went searching for some traditional Kyrgyzstan felt pieces and found these wonderful examples:
Shyrdak felt rug, made using the traditional Shyrdak rug-making technique by the nomad tribes of Kyrgyzstan. Made by women's co-operatives in Central Asia to ensure these ancient techniques are kept alive. The artisans receive fair payment for their work.