During the Gilded Age in America, the West showed an interest in investing in Persian rug production directly. Ziegler, a British Swiss company, pioneered this new industry and gave its name to this sort of goods. This led to the creation of one of the most influencing brands: Ziegler rug. American Interest in Persian Rugs
Serapi Rug, Nobody knows when this term for Serapi rug entered western markets as it’s not common in Iran at all. Indeed it is an American term to distinguish some antique Heriz rugs. Because of the significantly high quality, the Serapi rug is a museum-level antique, but you could still find it in the market.
The spa-center town of Sarab stands between Sabalan and Bozqoush mountains in the East Azerbaijan province, Iran. Persian words ‘Sar‘ meaning head and ‘âb‘ meaning water make exactly ‘headwaters‘ as the area’s springs make a source for Talxe-Roud. Besides fantastic spas, this town is also famous for its intricate and glamorous Sarab rug! Sounds of
Dorokhsh is a town in Southern Khorasan, Iran. In ancient times, people would call the Southern Khorasan province Kuhestan, which means Mountainous Land. There are several villages between the hills and down the valleys with unique cultural aspects. This article discusses the most delicate form of this culture, the glamorous Dorokhsh rug. Meaning “luster” in
Between the Caucasian rivers, Kura and Aras, a vast region called Kazak, are deemed and known for a typical antique rug, the Kazak rug. Like all Caucasus, this region too is multi-racial and multicultural. Georgians, Armenians, Azeris, Tats, and Kurds live there. Moreover, Tbilisi and Yerevan, the capitals of Georgia and Armenia located in this
Karkass Mountain, a valley where Meymeh is located, is a cold, snowy high spot in the middle of the desert between Isfahan and Kashan. The pointy hills of marble, iron, and azure glow in various shades around the ski trail. A landscape with a deep affinity with the unique Meymeh rug design in the area
Shirvan is a region of Eastern Transcaucasia, the Azerbaijan Republic. Iran in the south, Armenia in the west, and Daghestan of Russia in the north surround Shirvan. This area has one the finest Azerbaijani rugs that have familiar touches with the compositions of its neighbor peers. This article will tell you anything you need to
The rug industry does not have a long history in Tehran, the capital and most populated city of Iran. Maybe around 150 years ago, few workhouses started weaving a rug in the city. The peak period of Tehran rugs and weaving goes back to the Qajar era, and some of its examples are very exquisite.
Turkmens are Asian nomadic peoples who settled in Central Asia from Samarkand to the eastern coast of the Caspian Sea. They have a minimal semi-nomadic lifestyle and rich culture. This article takes you through the best representatives of Turkmen art: The Turkmen rug. Who Are The Turkmen People? Turkmens have most probably descended from the
Yazd is the true oasis in the heart of the central Iran desert. The streams of Qanats water have served Yazd as vital blood vessels in that hot desert for thousands of years. It has also been a sanctuary for the ancient faith of Iran, Zoroastrianism. The most celebrated sacred fire burns today in the