Persian Recipes For A Cookout

Nothing pairs quite like summer and the grill. Treat yourself, your family, and your friends to another unbeatable pairing – delicious chicken kabobs with a refreshing side salad. Follow these Persian Recipes for a cookout that will not be forgotten. Chickpea Salad Shirazi Makes 4 servings, preparation time 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup dried chickpeas,…

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A Brief History – The Farahan Carpet

Overall Farahan

At the close of the 18th century, the predominant Persian carpet distribution cities of Tabriz, Kashan, Kerman, and Mashhad found themselves accompanied by a new weaving hub, the Farahan region. Though these carpets were relative newcomers in the industry, they are now world-renowned for their signature weaving styles and designs. Continue reading to discover what…

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Antique Spotlight – Neutral Leopardess

Neutral Leopardess from Orley Shabahang - overall carpet photo

This week’s Antique Spotlight highlights one of our most cherished tribal Persian carpets, this Neutral Qashqai Leopard carpet. Let’s hunt through this week’s Antique Spotlight and learn more about this Leopard Carpet’s design and its traditional hand-knotted construction. In lush varied neutral hues of cream, tan, and chocolate brown, this tribal carpet measures 6’ x…

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Staff Pick – Flora

Flora - Contemporary Persian Carpet from Orley Shabahang - Front of carpet

This week’s Staff Pick highlights Flora, a lush green Luri Gabbeh carpet from Orley Shabahang’s Tribal collection. From its thick green pile to the traditional weave, continue reading this week’s Staff Pick to learn more about this luxurious rug.  Woven in Iran in the last twenty years, Flora features a rich, green ivy-filled scene consisting of two-tone light…

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