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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A Brief History – Flatweave Carpets

Whether you have just fallen in love with Persian carpets or are a long-time collector, flatweave carpets tend to receive less attention than their piled counterparts. In this week’s blog, we will be learning about the various styles of flatweaves and their unique characteristics. 

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A Brief History – The Bakhtiari

Bakhtiari Family Photo black and white film

With their iconic bright and bold colors, Bakhtiari carpets make up an important pillar of Persian carpets. In this edition of A Brief History, we highlight the Bakhtiari tribe and discuss their history and the exceptional rugs they create. 

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