Kazak rugs are strongly geometric with figures, birds and flowers reduced to straight lines. The simplicity of Kazak rug patterns makes them easy to work with. Typically, the rugs have coarse long piles carpets with shiny wool and vigorous designs. The Caucasus is a difficult mountain are that has now been incorporated into Russia but the region has been home to many Turkish and Persian tribes. Rugs from this region are referred to as Caucasian Kazaks.