what to see / Karakul Weavers


Karakul Weavers Take a special tour through the creative workshop where you will enjoy watching the carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving of pure karakul wool into rugs, carpets and wall hangings. Absorb the atmosphere of the dedicated team of men and women. Many of the weavers have been blessed with a natural artistic flair while others have developed their skill through sheer hard work to produce wonderful pieces of hand-woven art. There is practically no design that cannot be woven, whether it is your own, those of well known local artists, ethnic Namibian, modern impressionistic, abstract geometric or scenes from the Namibian landscape, its flora and wildlife, company logos, family crests and children's paintings. Karakulia was established in 1979 with the idea of being creative, giving employment, and producing a product that people would hopefully be delighted to purchase. As the demand for hand-woven articles increased, we were able to pur... read more  Read More