Ćilim – A symbol of Serbia
Ćilim is a carpet which has a special place in the cultural heritage of Serbia. It was used to decorate walls, cover bads and floors but also to cover people and horses during the winter and the cold days.
Each of the patterns has a special meaning – rhombs, birds, flowers, crosses and many other ornaments and their combinations tell story about family, love, health, happines…
The most famous and most expensive ćilims are from the city Pirot.