Persian rugs are part of the tradition of Iran, ancient Persia, becoming a manifestation of its culture that dates back to the Bronze Age. Although they are currently considered luxury pieces, they have nothing to do with their modest beginnings, when nomadic tribes used them to protect themselves from the icy winters.
It was from then on when they became a means of artistic expression linked to freedom, since for their preparation it was necessary to select the most appropriate colors and motifs. Persian rugs are characterized by the presence of bright colors and motifs inspired by nature, designs that were made under a rigorous technique that has been passed down from generation to generation. Currently, these pieces continue to be luxurious elements, with an important role in current and future decoration trends.
In this article, we want to help you become an expert in identifying a Persian or an oriental rug, so let’s share with you the difference between Persian and oriental rugs in a way that, whenever you are buying any of them, you can be sure you are choosing exactly the rug you are looking for.
Hello, I’m Rachel Collins. Until recently, I ran my own patchwork quilt business. Having retired from that I have turned my e-commerce site into this blog where I discuss business, home and garden and lifestyle topics for you to enjoy...Click to read on