Welcome to Shanko Rugs & Silk

Sigrun Lara Shanko is a textile artist working mainly with silk and wool in Iceland.   Her work includes wearble art, beautiful pillows, stunning wall hangings and exclusive hand tufted rugs.                                                               Please take your time to browse through the pages of this site of extraordinary art work many of which are inspired by the cultural heritage of the Icelandic Sagas.The rugs are isnpired by the glacier rivers in the wild and rugged nature of Iceland.  More information about the rugs under “What is new“.

Videos of handpainted silk:

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