Persian Rug Articles & Types

Yazd Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Yazd Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

The city of Yazd is located in central Iran, half way between Kashan and Kerman.  The ancient city of Yazd has been producing high quality handmade...

Yalameh Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Yalameh Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Yalameh rugs are rectilinear in design, with latch-hooked diamond shaped medallions; small intricate geometric motifs are found throughout the fiel...

Tehran Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tehran Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tehran rugs are of very fine quality and the colors sober but pleasing.  These specimens are much prized by connoisseurs because of their rarity.

Tafresh Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tafresh Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tafresh is a small town located south-west of Tehran, Iran situated between Hamadan and Qum.  The rugs produced here closely resemble those of Hama...

Tabriz Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tabriz Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Tabriz is one of the most well known and oldest carpet producing centers in the world.  The first rug producing workshop was established over a tho...

Shiraz Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Shiraz Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Shiraz decoration is typically nomad.  The motifs are simple and geometric, executed in bold straight lines and bright colors.  Shiraz rugs usually...

Sarouk Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Sarouk Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Sarouk is a beautiful village located near Arak in west-central Iran with an important and rich carpet weaving history.  Sarouk name suggests roman...

Qum Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Qum Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Qum rugs have taken their place among the best known Persian rugs because of the high level of technique and the wide variety of patterns.  These r...

Najafabad Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Najafabad Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Najafabad rugs have great quality and exceptional symmetry.  They usually consist of a traditional medallion and the pattern resembles that of an E...

Nain Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Nain Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Among the most finest carpets in the world, nain is sometimes used in Iran as a synonym for “fine”.  Nain rugs are favorites of collectors due to t...

Mood Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mood Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

The title Mood was given to a select few rugs from Mashad, Iran that where extremely rare and of fine quality. Mood rugs usually consist of a fairl...

Mayaler Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mayaler Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mayaler rugs are authentic hand woven rugs.  Their central fields have an intricately patterned medallion, which is colored in different shades of ...