Oriental rugs are often known by the regions they were woven in. Collectors of Persian rugs often research each region thoroughly to understand not only the rug weaving techniques but also the designs and traditions employed in each region. These traditions often date back hundreds of years and are woven into the culture of each region. This richness impresses even more beauty on the Persian rugs that are available for sale around the world. Learn below about the different regions and click on the photos above to see samples of the different patterns.
Iranian (Persian) rug making region(s) included on this page:
Tabriz is in the Azarbaijan province, northwest of Iran, and it has been an important weaving center for a long period. Tabriz can weave some of the finest rugs with designs such as vases, flowers, trees, animals, and hunting-scenes. Tabriz also has several different types of weaves.