Knüpferin Nepal

Production and manufacturing

All carpets of the Mischioff carpet collections are made of high quality natural materials and are handmade in the traditional way and under fair conditions.


Handmade carpets from the traditional Swiss company

The Swiss family business Mischioff is now in its fourth generation as a wholesaler and manufacturer of handmade carpets active and world-renowned for its extraordinary creations. The exclusive brand carpets inspire carpet lovers around the world.

The versatile collections offer the right design carpet for every taste. Special emphasis is placed on the high quality of its own carpet collections, which are all made of pure natural materials.

The majority of the collections are nowadays manufactured in Nepal - Managing Director Dani Misio is regularly on site himself in the production facilities to get his own impression of the working and living conditions of the weavers and to strengthen the relationships in the individual countries.

Insights into the production of our fair trade carpets

Sustainable manufacturing in pure handwork

Thanks to the skill of over 600 employees in the Mischioff factory in Nepal , the complex designs are precisely implemented by hand under fair working conditions and environmentally friendly manufacturing methods.

This includes the preparation, spinning and dyeing of the materials, the traditional knotting and washing of the carpets as well as the final finishing work and the final quality control. In our picture gallery we present the individual steps from the raw material to the exclusive carpet.

Step 1: Carding, spinning and dyeing the materials

Step 2: Carpet knotting by traditional knotting technique

Step 3: Washing and brushing the carpets

Step 4: Finishing - stretching, finishing, sewing and shipping

Discover the diversity of our collections

Every single rug in our handmade rug collections is a true fair trade rug, guaranteed and certified by the STEP fair trade label. Learn more about the fair trade guidelines for handmade rugs in our Fair Trade Rugs section.

All collections are displayed in our online catalog as well as in the large Mischioff Showroom in Embrach near Zurich - about 1,500 carpets of the current collections and antique collectibles are on display here. Make an appointment today - we look forward to your visit!