Back in 1755, Thomas Whitty began making the first Axminster carpets. The process that Whitty employed, was pioneering and it led to some of the very best carpets of the time. So, just like that, their fundamental ideology was born, to craft only the finest quality carpets, using traditional techniques and artistry.
Since then, the skills required to make genuine Axminster Carpets have been passed down from generation to generation.
The wool is carefully selected from a range of British sheep breeds, believed to be the finest in the world. The specialist backing is crafted from natural cotton and jute backing, and the designs are renowned for being world class!