Aulana is pure New Zealand wool coloured with particles of pure gold.
The Midas Rug is the world's first hand knotted rug using Aulana. No dye stuffs are used, the rich pinks and mauves of the Midas Rug are created with real gold.
SoFarSoNear of Milan have designed this beautiful rug for Wools of New Zealand. It can be viewed by appointment in SoFarSoNear's London showroom. Shaped like an earring to reflect the precious nature of the gold it contains, the Midas Rug has been created to showcase Aulana to the luxury interiors sector.
Photographs are by Marek Sikora.
The Midas Rug is in the shape of an earring to illustrate the precious nature of gold.
The Midas rug is hand knotted by Obeetee of India in pure and soft New Zealand wool.
Aulana uses pure gold to create colour, there are no dyes creating purples, greys, mauves and pinks. The Midas Rug, shown here uses pinks to create a warm luxurious and very exclusive carpet.
This view of the Midas Rug shows the crisp angles in the design mimicking the cut of a diamond. The Midas rug is designed by SoFarSoNear and hand tufted by Obeetee for Wools of New Zealand.
Here you get an idea of the size of the Midas Rug. The worlds first hand knotted Aulana rug coloured with particles of pure gold on pure New Zealand wool.