What Are the Features of a Persian Rug?

September 8, 2012 by
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Persian rug
by Sterin

What Are the Features of a Persian Rug?

Rugs are of various types. Some are cheap and some are expensive. Some are antique and some are produced by different manufacturers in different countries. As different rugs vary in design and features, they vary in pricing also. However, there is one rug that attracts more buyers only because it comes from a specific location. This is known as Persian rugs. Persian rugs are quite famous among all the various types of rugs because of their intricate design and special features that one cannot find in any other rugs.

Persian rugs were usually produced by hand. In fact, Persian carpets became quite famous when there was no use of machinery to produce any sort of rug. Despite the fact that these rugs usually produced in Persia (nowadays Iran) countries like Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan were also quite famous for producing Persian carpets.

Persian carpets are quite different from other rugs. Obviously, there are some reasons behind that. They were usually made by experts who used components like silk, wool and cotton for the preparation of Persian carpets. All the components used for the making of these rugs were often of a fine and high quality material. They usually boast of designs of some historical monuments or images of some flowers or birds etc.

Because of the huge popularity of rugs, they are being produced even today. However, today people or manufacturers of rugs do not use their hands for making rugs. In fact, they are used with the help of machines. And that is where the Persian carpets are different. They boast of high quality and, therefore, it means it can be expensive to buy Persian rugs. In fact, buying a Persian rug is like an investment because of the high value it has among rug lovers.

Persian antique rugs are considered rare today and they are sold in different auctions. So, if a person is to buy a Persian antique rug, there is no option but to get adequate information about the Persian carpet that is going to be auctioned. Besides, it is also important to have adequate knowledge to find out whether the auctioned Persian carpet is original or not.

Decorating a room or any empty space with a Persian carpet is the primary objective of most people. In fact, the kind of artistic flavor Persian rug provides to a room or place is often what attracts people to buy them in the first place

To conclude, there is no doubt about the fact that Persian rugs have a strong history and reputation. However, it might cost a fair amount as well as paying attention to detail if one is to get an original Persian Rug.

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