Van, major town in the eastern part of Turkey, is noted for its high quality kilims. It also acts an important marketing center for the Kurdish tribes. Main composition of Van Kilims based on large Hooked or crenellated diamond designs or on traditional banded patters using great deal of geometric infill motifs. Van kilims have pallette of dark colors with the predominance of red, blue, brown, green, yellow and white. The products of two largest Kurdish tribes Herki and Hartushi are sold in Van region. The weavers of Van use metallic thread a lot.