The 'Elysium' vintage Turkish runner rug is a handwoven piece from the Kurdish region in Turkey. The colors and the pattern make this rug an absolute showstopper that is sure to be a conversation starter in the place where it will get to call home. There are several different patterns and motifs in this rug that have special meaning because each symbol represents something in tribal rugs. The symbols are a way of telling a story through weaving. The stars signify happiness, the ram's horn symbol signifies strength, the diamonds signify the evil eye which represents protection from evil and the branches of the tree represent rebirth.