Iranian Rugs: A Tapestry of Tradition, Art, and Cultural Significance

Across the vast and diverse landscape of Iran, a rich tapestry of tradition, art, and [...]

Iran’s Persian rug-makers suffer as US unravels nuclear deal

KASHAN, Iran (AP) — As the Trump administration works to unravel Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal [...]

Iran Exports Handmade Carpets to 78 Countries

The Iranians were among the pioneer carpet weavers of the ancient civilizations, having achieved a [...]

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Rugs The rugs are not only floor coverings – they’re works of art. Renowned for [...]

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Persian Rug Patterns. Learn How to “read” a rug

By Learning the meanings of persian rug patterns, you will be able to “read a rug” and [...]

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What Makes Persian Hand-Woven Carpet So Exraordinary?

Iran is one of the oldest producers and the biggest trader of hand-woven carpets worldwide. [...]

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Heriz rug

Heriz rugs are Persian rugs from the area of Heris, East Azerbaijan in northwest Iran, northeast of Tabriz. Such rugs are produced [...]

Tabriz Rug

Tabriz, located to the north-west of Iran, is Iran’s second oldest city and has been [...]

China, Russia, S Africa, new markets for Iranian handwoven carpets

MNA – Head of Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar said that Iran’s handwoven carpet [...]

Persian Rugs

Persian rugs are known for their richness and beauty. The characteristics and quality of rugs [...]

Best country in carpet?

Which are the best rugs made today — Egyptian rugs? Persian rugs? Turkish rugs, Afghan rugs, Chinese rugs? Pakistani rugs, Tibetan rugs, Indian rugs…?


The art of carpet weaving in Iran originated more than 2,500 years ago. Persian carpets [...]