South Africa In the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains, above the rolling valley of a thousand hills, on the Southern tip of Africa, lies a small community of highly dedicated weavers. These weavers hand spin Mohair from the small country of Lesotho and create the finest Mohair carpets in the world. This product has become a favorite to a select group of New York’s finest Interior designers.
India A strong tradition of weaving carpets has existed in India for thousands of years. In addition to Kilims and Durries, India produces breathtaking hand knotted Oriental carpets, adorning the finest hotel lobbies and ballrooms throughout the world. Marc Sacco travels to the North of India every year to oversee and develop product lines for the interiors market.
Nepal Sacco Carpet has manufactured the finest hand knotted Tibetan Carpets in Katmandu since 2001. Our weavers are highly skilled artists who knot up to 250 knots per inch, weaving an inch of carpet per day. Sacco weaves in wool, silk, Hemp and Nettle and our carpets decorate the finest homes in America. The traditional Tibetan weave gives a texture superior in quality to any other weaving method and Sacco Carpet will continue to produce beautiful carpets in Nepal.
China China has replaced many traditional weaving areas with cost saving, quality products. Today the finest hotel Axminister carpeting, made from New Zealand and British wool yarns, is produced in China. In addition, Sacco produces a hand woven Aubusson quality, a traditional French quality which utilizes ancient tapestry techniques. We are able to render modern designs into flat woven carpets that can last hundreds of years.
Thailand The finest hand tufting comes from Thailand. Sacco Carpet has developed a special relationship with a group of highly talented weavers and artists in this kingdom. New York’s finest restaurants, including Per Se, Le Cirque, La Fonda, the Daniel, The Monkey Bar and Emeril Lagasse’s Steakhouse, are carpeted in this fabulous handmade, durable carpet.