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Hamadan Rugs

Give any room in your home an elegant and regal look with the Hamadan rugs and see how it uplifts the mood instantly. Whether you place it in your living room or bedroom, the traditional design with intricate patterns is set to entrance everyone who sets their eyes on it. These rugs are set to bring out the bestand intensify the exquisiteness of the place and flooring they are set on.

These creative and inventive oriental rugs are hand-knotted and coupled with their deep history and influence of the Hamadan region of Iran. Created with wool on wool, these high-quality carpets come in a wide range of colors, designs, and patterns. This can be seen through its smooth and delicate texture, given the hard work put during the craftsmanship. These elaborately detailed carpets are interwoven using only the best sheep wool. Only after accurately measuring, thoroughly washing and drying, is the perfect color stabilization attained. Post poring over each rug, individually, and confirming the perfectness, they are deemed impeccable for sale and delivery.

With their typical patterns and dimensions, they are readily acknowledged. The patterns vary widely and the medallion and repeated pattern are generally seen in the designs. The Herati is the most prevalent pattern among individual fractal patterns.

Every hue and every pattern ends up adding its uniqueness and twist to the Hamadanrugs which can be perceived by each individual differently and can be adorned in the house for that very reason. With their traditional and modern charm, these rugs attract eyes like a moth to a flame, and add a vibrant touch to the flooring and furniture, regardless of the design. These rugs are usually the highlights of the house due to their rustic and regal presence.

History of Hamadan Rugs

The art of creating carpets was likely created several thousand years ago in the plains of Central Asia. The nomads required some protection from the cold winters, something that was treated more readily than the sheepskin covers. They also made ornaments for their tents at the same time. The materials used for warping, wafting and stacking came from goatherds and sheep flock.

Hamadan is a town located 300 kilometers south of Teheran in the western portion of Iran. It is one of the oldest towns in the world and is mentioned in the Bible under the name of Ecbatana. The town is a center for carpet trading that is produced from neighboring villages and towns in the hundreds. Under their names like Nahavand, Tuiserkan, Malayer or Hosseinabad, the best of these carpets are sold. Under the generic word Hamadan, more basic carpets from the region are marketed.

The carpets are made of a glossy and most often natural handspun yarn, which offers a very durable surface and a lovely magnitude of hue. All these carpets are commonly produced on cotton weave with a single weft nowadays. Most of the structures are geometric, but there are also floral designs. The quality of fabrics and layout can vary greatly..

The earliest rug of the said style was possibly the Pazyryk rug. In 1949, thePazyryk carpet was excavated from a Scythian nobleman tomb in Siberia AltaiMountains Pazyryk Valley. Radiocarbon testing showed that in the 5th century BCthe Pazyryk carpet was produced.

Sergei Rudenko, the discoverer of the Pazyryk carpet, assumed it was a product of the contemporary Achaemenids. Its good weaving and elaborate pictorial design suggest at the moment of its manufacturing an advanced state of the art of carpet weaving. Whether it was manufactured in the region where it was discovered or is a product of the production of Achaemenid remains under discussion.

Hamadan rugs made their entry to India during the Mughal dynasty and were credited to Mughal Emperor Akbar who in the year 1580 laid the foundation of carpet weaving tradition in India. Later on, the art of carpet weaving spread across India mainly in the north part with traditional designs influenced by Mughal and Indian arts.

So adorn your home with these stunning pieces of art, and immerse into the feeling of luxury and royalty.