Your Persian Rugs from Past till Present


Are you a rug lover in your home? If you are you just can’t resist to the beauty of the Persian rugs. This rugs is one of the best rugs that been made and discover until in the modern times. The art of making Persian Rugs dates as far back in time as 500 B.C. originating in the area now called Iran. Over the years, the art has seen highs and lows, but the fact that 1.2 million Iranian weavers continue to weave carpets for domestic and international markets speaks for the craft’s timelessness. Persian area rugs design stands out for its intricacy and timeless beauty.

When it comes to the Persian rugs it is one do the rugs that have the unique kind of style and it is really different among the other kinds of rugs. We see that mostly the design of these rugs are rectilinear or curvilinear and latter in the modern time in makes to have a complex designs. In the past the design of the Persian rugs is made of the graph paper and drawn to scale using actual colors. Since each square of the graph corresponds to a weaver’s knot, the outcome is exactly like the design. But later on computerized designs have now replaced the manually drawn ones on graph.

Classic Persian rug designs include motifs or patterns that are laid out within a border or a number of borders. The motif is placed within the confines of the border – either all-over or in the middle or to one side. Adaptations include the repeat medallion in which the central medallion pattern is repeated in a column or grid formation.

The motifs are patterned on nature and take the name of the geographical area where the rug was originally woven. With time, the motifs became popular and one can now find a mix of the motifs in a single rug. But the ancient patterns remain as main patterns and the variations form the sub patterns.