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FROM ACROSS THE OCEAN: PERSIAN CARPETS

There are many things that you would find in almost every house you visit and carpets are such a common product. Nowadays a very wide range of carpets are available to us in the market. It is up to us to select the carpet which is best suited to our home.

The Persian carpets will indeed be on the top of the list as far as carpets are concerned. They are famous worldwide for their intricate designs and fine quality. As the name suggests, they were produced initially in Iran which was a part of the Persian Empire.

The Persian carpets are usually made of thick textile so that they don’t get easily damaged. Being thick has another advantage, which is the comfort they provide to the users.

They are mostly made of wool but carpets made of cotton, silk and other synthetic materials are also available in the market. The material used, decides the conditions that the carpets can withstand and also its cost.

Even today most of these carpets are made in Iran and neighbouring countries and exported. The carpets come in ethnic designs because of the fact that they are still woven by hand by skilled weavers. Iran earns a lot of foreign exchange by exporting these carpets each year.

These come in a variety of shapes and sizes; hence one can find suitable carpets for their house from the wide range available. Carpets of different costs are also available in the market and every customer can find a carpet that fits his budget.

The Persian carpets have become an icon of class and elegance of a house.