Hand-woven Carpets and rugs

Handmade carpet is a symbol of the Iranian nation.

Every nation has a symbolic commodity that the world remembers that nation by mentioning that commodity; Handmade carpet is the symbol of the Iranian nation among the people of the world and the world knows Iran with its handmade carpet and handmade carpet with Iran.

Carpet experts around the world say that Iranian handmade carpets are the best and most beautiful type of carpets in the world.

Archaeologists and experts believe that the history of weaving and carpet production in Iran dates back to the Safavid era (1736 1501 AD). Scholars believe that the 16th and 17th centuries were the beginning of the flourishing of carpet weaving in Iran.

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KILIM

What is Kilim?

The cultural symbol of the country in handicrafts can be measured by various indicators, but usually a product will represent this cultural and artistic strength in the world.

Handmade carpets and kilims are a symbol that has been a symbol of Iran and Iranians since ancient times, and this popularity has been accepted internationally by accepting Iranian carpets as the most beautiful and highest quality in this field of handicrafts.

Iranian handmade carpets with a unique design and relying on the tradition of visual and sometimes ethnic and national designs reached their peak in the 17th century, and this is still the case with Iranian handmade carpets such as kilims, zillows, carpets and rugs. Has made it one of the most popular handicrafts in the world.

GABBEH

What’s Gabbeh?

Gabbeh is a type of knitted carpet with a coarse texture that has long villi (between 1 and 3 cm).

In ancient times, Gabbeh was woven by the Lor and Qashqai tribes as a rug and wool, but these days we see that these beautiful handicrafts have found their place in the hearts of others.

Gabbeh weaving methods are traditionally “Persian weaving”, but it is seen among the tribes and nomads that Gabbeh is woven on horizontal poles which is called “Turkish weaving”. The finest gabbehs are woven from wool by hand in spring.

ZILLOW

What is Zillow?

Zillow in the dictionary of Dehkhoda means carpet and pelaas, but the raw materials that make them up are very different and only sometimes its patterns may be similar.

Zillow weaving is one of the most important and valuable arts and to learn this work, you must have a delicate and careful look.

From the past until now, Zillow has been known as a health carpet, because its raw material is lint-free cotton and it guarantees the health of the weaver and the consumer. At first glance, you may think that Zillow is not an underlay and it is easy to weave it, but by examining its weaving techniques and methods, you will realize that there is a rich culture in every fabric.

JAJIM

What is Jajim?

Jajim is a carpet that is woven with wool and has a high antiquity and because of its warm fibers, it is mostly used in cold places. Jajim is usually woven in stripes, with different colors and longitudinally. Also, this hand is a beautiful double-sided texture.

Jajim Or (Jajem) is a thick carpet similar to kilim that is woven in stripes and colors and like other hand weavers is used as a base. It is woven from colored cotton or wool yarns and sometimes from fluff. , No lint.

The best jajim is woven among the tribes and nomads, especially the Turkmen tribes, as well as Azerbaijan and Kurdistan. Jajim has different types in terms of gender (Jajim weaving) is a profession that has a long history among Iranians.

PELAAS

What is pelaas?

Pelaas is a type of wool and coarse woven kilim that is woven in most rural areas. Glim or Pelaas, which is a rug that is almost similar to carpet, is a traditional craft and art.

Pelaas has uses such as kilims and has long been used as a suitable underlay to protect the moisture, cold and heat of the earth and in this regard is used in the floor pattern of nomadic tents and in rural houses. Pelaas is also used for prayer rugs and tablecloths in front of the bride.