Art of Oriental Rugs eBook

The Art of Oriental Rugs – A Weaver’s Perspective

This work is the result of three years of research. It is intended for all levels of knowledge about hand-made rugs made in Iran (Persian*). Although the weaving principles are universal, the main focus is about the beauty and craftsmanship of Iranian weavers.

You can access free lessons on how rugs are woven by clicking below. If you are curious to learn more, my eBook shows you: 1) how to identify a weave** and how different techniques produce “recognizable” variations in different regions, 2) maps with geographical views of where rugs are woven in the country of Iran and how the regional weaves influence each other, and 3) close-up pictures of weaves from 170+ rug-weaving regions in Iran and around the globe. This, I humbly hope, will be seen as an indispensable addition to any library.

L E A R N – F R E E

This work is the result of 3 years of research. It is intended for all levels of knowledge about hand-made rugs made in Iran (Persian). Although the weaving principles are universal, the main focus is about the beauty and craftsmanship of Iranian weavers.

You DO NOT have to purchase this eBook to get a basic understanding of how rugs are woven. If you are interested in learning for free, click here:

L E A R N – F R E E

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eBook section descriptions

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How rugs are woven

General information about handmade rugs including a step-by-step guide using text and pictures.

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Weave patterns

Examines what constitutes a weave and what factors play a role in the knot formation found on the back of the rug.

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Illustrations

Step-by-step illustrations explaining the process of weaving from primitive to modern techniques.

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Rugs around the world

Delves into pictures from 170+ weaving regions around the globe, including close-up pictures of the weave and its detail.

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Maps

Maps of weaving regions (and their weaving nuances) around the world with an emphasis on Iran and its provinces.

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*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.

 

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