Iran is one of the first regions that come to mind when we say carpet. Iranian carpets, also known as Persian carpets, are among the most valuable carpets in the world. Knot styles are also different from carpets woven in Turkey. There are Iranian carpets woven in many different regions and periods. Today, a large part of Iran's export revenues are carpets. At the same time, there is a carpet weaving culture in Iran that dates back to ancient times.
Features of Persian rugs
Persian carpets are mainly woven in Kashan, Tabriz, Isfahan and Heriz regions. Carpets in Iran are generally woven by men. They are woven with a special interlocking weaving method called Iranian knot. This weaving method makes these carpets longer lasting and durable. In fact, Persians are resistant to these Turks. They learned the double knot method from the Seljuk women during the Seljuk Empire. B.C. The carpet culture, which started in Iran around 500 BC, saw its brightest days in the 16th century during the Safavid period. In addition to valuable items such as gold and silver as war spoils in history, Persian carpets have also been declared.
Generally, wool and silk are used in weaving. The warps of the carpets are cotton. Although production still continues, it has been woven a lot in the past. Persian Persian rugs, These are carpets woven between 1920 and 1970, which can be called vintage. After these carpets are collected from Iran, we subject the carpets to various processes. After the carpets are categorized according to their condition and colors, we apply all or some of the shaving, washing, sunbathing and dyeing processes.
The models of Persian carpets can also vary according to the region they are woven. Kashan, Heriz and Tabriz carpets are generally core carpets with a medallion motif in the middle. They have predominantly red and blue color tones. Bakhtiari Persian rugs woven in nomadic villages in the Zagros mountains have garden patterns and floral motifs. Carpets woven in the Iranian city of Tabriz, where Persians live, carry Turkish motifs. Again, the carpets of the Kirman region are woven very often and have unusual flower motifs. The nomadic Afshars in this region woven geometric patterned carpets. It is possible to see the effects of the neighboring geography on the carpets woven in Iran. Beluç (Balush) carpets with tree of life motifs were woven in the border villages of Afghanistan. Again, Bijar carpets were made with traditional Turkish knots in the Kurdish villages. Kaskay nomads are known for their plain plain Gabbeh carpets.
Whether an antique or semi-antique carpet is a Persian carpet can be understood by looking at the knot shape in the weaving. The age, the region and material of the carpet can only be understood by a competent carpet expert.
The dimensions of the Persian rugs in our collection are large compared to other carpets. They are generally 3x4 meters in size. 12 square meters of carpet Since it is a hard-to-find size, Iranian hand-woven carpets can be preferred especially for large halls. Besides, 8 square meters and 9 square meters can be found, albeit rare.
Persian carpets are the pinnacle of the art of weaving. Persian rug prices other to hand carpets These carpets have been seen as an investment tool for many years. Especially Persian carpets, which are over a hundred years old and reflect the period they were woven, are considered antique and very expensive. The city in which the carpet is woven and the yarn quality are the main factors that determine the prices of Iranian carpets.
in our collection Persian carpet models you can see above.