Halcyon Lake is Australia's preeminent destination for contemporary rugs and carpets of style and quality. Established more than five decades ago, today the business marries its rich heritage with a distinctly contemporary outlook, aligning with the creative vision of Australia's leading interior designers and architects to create resolved outcomes in which rugs and carpets are essential to the finished product.

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Kuba collection

Brahea

Amadi Carpets

The Kuba collection is richly evocative of the textiles traditionally made in central Africa and more specifically the Democratic Republic of Congo. Historically, these textiles are an exploration into the possibilities of geometric variation resulting in uniquely striking patterns. Sharply and abruptly shifting form, the compositions underscore the outstanding quality of weaving.

As refugees from The Soviet war who literally fled on foot out of Afghanistan in 1984, the brothers behind LA-based rug company Amadi Carpets are committed to what seems impossible – creating generational change by empowering women in a country where 85% have no formal education.
In 2003, Amadi Carpets returned to Afghanistan to open its first weaving workshop in Kabul. The cultural hurdles to make this happen were monumental and employing the first twenty women from the local area was a challenge. The process was painfully slow over a three-year period, but has now become reality for 120 women. Because the women now provide for their household, their children who would have normally worked (as is the reality for many developing countries) are given the opportunity to go to school.
“You help empower one woman and you have empowered a whole family. You empower more than one woman and you have empowered a whole community,” explains Zubair Ahmadi, one of company founders.

Halcyon Lake is proud to exclusively represent Amadi Carpets in Australia.

An inaugural collection for the home and office by Artedomus, New Volumes explores and pushes the boundaries of a single natural material. For each collection, we select a distinct assembly of designers to bring the material to life.

Tuareg collection

Attacama

Amadi Carpets

The Tuareg collection is inspired by one of the most resilient nomadic tribes from the Sahara desert. Taking nearly 3 years to create, the intricate designs incorporate elements of stars and cross patterns alternating with abstract geometric figures. Each rug is hand-knotted with hand-carded and hand-spun wool from the highlands of Afghanistan.

As refugees from The Soviet war who literally fled on foot out of Afghanistan in 1984, the brothers behind LA-based rug company Amadi Carpets are committed to what seems impossible – creating generational change by empowering women in a country where 85% have no formal education.
In 2003, Amadi Carpets returned to Afghanistan to open its first weaving workshop in Kabul. The cultural hurdles to make this happen were monumental and employing the first twenty women from the local area was a challenge. The process was painfully slow over a three-year period, but has now become reality for 120 women. Because the women now provide for their household, their children who would have normally worked (as is the reality for many developing countries) are given the opportunity to go to school.
“You help empower one woman and you have empowered a whole family. You empower more than one woman and you have empowered a whole community,” explains Zubair Ahmadi, one of company founders.

Halcyon Lake is proud to exclusively represent Amadi Carpets in Australia.

Bella collection

Bella Long

Halcyon Lake

With a neutral yet refined palette of heathered yarns and a variety of textures ranging from shaggy to embroidered, the Bella range makes for a timeless and simplistically collection.
The combination of twisted and felted pure New Zealand wool is woven and finished by hand, the Bella range has been in production for more than half a century.

Since 1962, our Austrian manufacturer has produced rugs by the best hand-weaving practices. Their ongoing passion for exploring the diversity in weaving techniques and colours has resulted in a versatile selection of contemporary rugs. Beautiful, durable and made of the highest quality materials, these rugs are crafted in an ecologically and socially responsible manner. They are widely regarded throughout Europe, having garnered many awards.

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