Bijar

The town of Bijar lies around 80 km northeast of Sanadij. Together, these two towns and their surrounding areas have been major centers of rug production since the eighteenth century. Carpets woven in Bijar and the surrounding villages show more varied designs than Senneh rugs, which has led to the distinction between “city” and “village” Bijar […]

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Qom Silk

he holy city of Qum (Qom) is located 100km south of Tehran in the center of Iran, is rich in history. Although not traditionally a center of production, rugs woven in the past hundred years rival those of the best quality on the market today.   The majority of Qum rugs are fairly small in […]

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Antique Kashan – Motachem

Antique Persian Kashan Carpet

 Motachem,  Kashan- Iran   19th Century   1.90 x 1.35m Motachem was a highly regarded designer of Kashan at the end of the last century. According to Persian Carpet specialists, all the fine Kashan carpets from that period are Motachem rugs. In this beautiful rug the choice of motifs and colouring give the decoration a […]

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Hadji Jalili Tabriz 19th Century

Hadji Jalili was a well known master craftsman from Marand, a small town near Tabriz, Iran. This is a superfine prayer rug and has approximately 900,000 knots per square metre. The mehrab has a rust background, its vault being supported by two graceful columns. Both, at the top and at the base of the panels, […]

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