Works of Art by Iranian Weavers
Rugs woven in Iran (Persian*) are one of a kind, however similar designs can be found in the market today.
Enjoy the splendor of this artform as it has been perfected over the years by Iranian (Persian*) weavers.
There are many styles to choose from with different designs and colors. See what appeals to you! Find a reputable dealer in your area and find a rug to fall in love with. Once you find a rug that you like, it is much easier to decorate around it. You will find that rugs can be very versatile.
(Names of weaving regions in Iran sorted alphabetically)
*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.