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Persian Rug Materials

Persian Rug Materials

Persian Rug Materials Cotton is used for both warp and weft in most rugs, however, some tribal rugs use wool in their foundation and intricate silk rugs often use silk as a foundation as well as pile.   Pile refers to the material or fibre used in weaving the rug. The...

About Persian Kazak Rugs

About Persian Kazak Rugs Kazak Origins The Kazak or Qazax (Kazakh, Kasak, Gazakh) style Persian Rug originated and are still made in and around the city of Qazax in the country of Azerbaijan which is bordered by Iran on its Southern side. This is the area of the...
About Persian Gabbeh Rugs

About Persian Gabbeh Rugs

About Persian Gabbeh Rugs Gabbeh rugs are made by the nomadic Qashqai tribes of southern Iran. They are rough cut and long piled rugs of rich color and best quality wool. They are sometimes referred to by the heritage of the specific tribe by which they are woven,...
What is a Persian Gabbeh Rug?

What is a Persian Gabbeh Rug?

What is a Persian Gabbeh Rug? What is a Gabbeh rug? Gabbeh rugs are hand-made by nomadic tribes in southern Iran. They are always woven from wool harvested from their very own sheep. The literal translation of Gabbeh is “in the rough” which refers to the way in which...