Persian Rug Articles & Types

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 ...

Mashad Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mashad Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mashad is the capital of Khorassan which is the largest provinces in Iran.  The city of Mashad is rich in history and considered the most holy city...

Mahal Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mahal Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Mahal rugs have large knots, which contributes to their softness.  The decoration is either floral, but with large simple motifs, or of geometric s...

Lilian Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Lilian Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Lilian rugs are tribal rugs made by nomadic Kudish people of the province of Markad.  These people live a semi-nomadic life living in villages or t...

Khotan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Khotan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kotan rugs are among the most sought after and have fetched prices quite high as those quoted for the most expensive Middle Eastern rugs.  This is ...

Kerman Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kerman Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kerman rugs are referred to as the soft treasure and are amongst the most beautiful designs woven.  The history of kerman ranges back thousands of ...

Kashmir Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kashmir Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kashmir is a small city in northern eastern Iran with a rich history of producing exquisite carpets for centuries.  Kashmir rugs can be easily iden...

Kashan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kashan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Kashan is an important city in central Iran, which has a history of carpet weaving that dates back to the 16th century.  Kashan rugs are categorize...

Josheghan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Josheghan Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

The decoration of Josheghan rugs has remained unchanged for more than two centuries.  The design consists of a main diamond medallion, embedded wit...

Jaipur Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

Jaipur Rugs, Carpet, & Area Rugs

The Agra Jaipur rugs are hand made in the Rajasthan Province of India. The city of Jaipur is a major rug-producing region in India. The designs are...