Posted on 1st Oct 2009 @ 11:48 AM
Persian Rugs varied in shapes and sizes, there are rugs that are very tiny to very large area carpets and also runners. Tremendous amount of work and raw materials are use to produce each master pieces that we see on the market today.
Traditional the raw materials are of natural origin, the include the wool from sheep, camels and goats, cottons that are grown and silk that are produce by silkworms. The dyes include dye from roots, flowers, barks, and leaves and the dyers are of special people, who are considered a wisemen within the villages that produce these magnificent peices of works.
Persian Rugs, Runners and Carpets are uniquely and beautifully put together and are of artistic expressions. The values, workmanships and contributions of primarily tribal, village and nomadic people, spending between 10 to 12 months to produce a single item of work of arts cannot really be truly quantified.
Persian Rugs, Runners and Carpets can be more appreciated over a period of time, often these pieces becomes more valuable with time.
The Persian Rugs, Runners and Carpets are renown for their rich colours. They are distinctive pieces of work using naturalistic and floral designs. Some of the main weaving groups include s Afshar, Ardebil, Bidjar, Hamadan, Esfahan, Kashan, Kerman, Mashad, Qum, Shiraz, Yazd, and Zanjan, Qashqai, and Senneh.