Learning about Persian rug-making is the start to a much larger connection to its rich heritage.
To learn is to understand, to understand is to appreciate, preserving a tradition through education.
*Historically, Persia was the common name used by western countries for Iran (pronounced e-ron) until 1935 when the country was officially named Iran. The words Iranian and/or Persian represent the same proud nation and people.
**Weave refers to the unique pattern of knot formations on the back of rugs.
***bofandeh means “weaver” in Farsi (Persian) which is the language of Iran.