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Sarouk or Sarough Rug

Sarouk or Sarough Rug

Sarough is a small town located in the northern city of Arak. It is located 45 km from the city and is situated in a mountainous region with a cold and dry climate. The people in Sarough are mainly engaged in livestock and agriculture. The town has a long history of...

Kashan Rug

The Kashan handwoven rug can be considered one of the finest examples of hand-woven carpets in Iran and the world. As Kashan is recognized as the world's largest center for machine-made rug exports, with 70% of Iran's machine-made rug exports, it's possible that many...

Joshaghan Rugs

Joshaghan, whose original name was Kushkan, is located 100 kilometers northwest of Isfahan and 130 kilometers south of Kashan. The city is located in the Vorgān mountain range, which is an area with a pleasant climate and is also known as the Joshaghan carpet. Some...

HERIZ Carpets

About 50 miles southeast of Tabriz by road and 40 miles as the crow flies lies one of the most intriguing and unspoiled weaving areas of Persia, referred to as the Heriz area, but it could also be named the Geravan, Mehriban or Bakshaish area. The names of these and...

Symmetrical and Asymmetrical knot

Symmetrical and Asymmetrical knot

The two main types of knots used in carpet weaving are symmetrical and asymmetrical knots, also known as Persian and Turkish knots. The symmetrical knot, also known as the Turkish knot or Ghiordes knot, originates from Turkey where it was first used. It can also be...

How Should Choose a High-Quality Handmade Rug? 

How Should Choose a High-Quality Handmade Rug? 

Are you wondering how should you choose a good quality rug? Choosing a good-quality rug can be a challenge for most of us, as long as they play an important role in our home decoration and even our health, especially when it comes to choosing a hand-knotted, it requires a little bit of knowledge. I am going to tell you easy and quick secrets to help you choose a good quality hand-knotted rug.

How to Choose a Pet Friendly Rug?!

How to Choose a Pet Friendly Rug?!

We love animals and most people like to keep them as a pet in their homes and take care of them in the best possible way. We should think twice about buying everything for our home if we have pets. Rugs are so important because our four-legged friends are in close...

Red in Persian Culture and Rugs

Red in Persian Culture and Rugs

For many years people have used different things to symbolize their feelings, thoughts and beliefs. Colours are one of those things that human beings have used to express themselves. Based on Persian mythology Ahura Mazda or the god of truth, was light and his first...

Flying Rug

Flying Rug

Last night we were speaking with our friend, Yaser, and he told us a fantastic story about some kind people whose art will remain forever. The story goes back to when Yaser came to Tehran, from a small town, to start his university degree in Engineering. Tehran is one...

Yalda Night

Yalda Night

Each group of people celebrate some days traditionally and these days are specious and important for them. There are customs that people do at these times and I think by doing that people feel more connected to their society and being a part of a whole. We have a...

Why I Chose Persian Rugs

Why I Chose Persian Rugs

One day Moein, my husband, asked: why you chose to sell rugs? I didn’t know really why?! After changing my field from geomatics to Interior design and then continue studying architecture as a master, what really happened to me? After thinking a lot I realized the...

Hidden Women!

Hidden Women!

I have taken these photos with my dear friend Kiran, but after that, I think it really can be meaningful too, because there are at least a person, mostly a woman behind these rugs, who live with it while making it. Actually, there are a lot of people behind making...