Circle of Life Shyrdak | Wool Rug

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These beautiful products were handmade by communities participating in Snow Leopard Enterprises, an award-winning, conservation-focused handicrafts brand that helps create sustainable economic opportunities for families in snow leopard habitats.


This circular rug incorporates the typical bright colors of most Shyrdaks you will find in Central Asia, with a folk art interpretation of the relationship between prey and predator. You may be able to find the snow leopard "chasing" sheep and ibex, all circled by stylized representations of the flora that sustains this 'circle of life' and the mountains that serve as home to these species and the communities where this rug was made.
  • Handmade in Kyrgyzstan
  • 100% sheep wool
  • Approximately 62" / 158 cm in diameter

Due to the nature of handmade goods, exact sizes and colors vary.

This rug is large and can be expensive to ship! We understand that an unexpectedly high shipping rate might deter some, but we try our best to charge what we end up paying to ship your rug. However, this system is automated and is not always 100% accurate since these rugs require larger box dimensions than usual shipments. If you think your estimate is inaccurate or have questions, please reach out to and we can help get you the most accurate shipping estimate possible.