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Hamadan Rugs

Giveany room in your home an elegant and regal look with the Hamadan rugs and seehow it uplifts the mood instantly. Whether you place it in your living room orbedroom, the traditional design with intricate patterns is set to entranceeveryone 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.

Thesecreative and inventive oriental rugs are hand-knotted and coupled with theirdeep history and influence of the Hamadan region of Iran. Created with wool onwool, these high-quality carpets come in a wide range of colors, designs, andpatterns. This can be seen through its smooth and delicate texture, given thehard work put during the craftsmanship. These elaborately detailed carpets areinterwoven 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 aredeemed impeccable for sale and delivery.

Withtheir typical patterns and dimensions, they are readily acknowledged. Thepatterns vary widely and the medallion and repeated pattern are generally seenin the designs. The Herati is the most prevalent pattern among individualfractal patterns.

Everyhue and every pattern ends up adding its uniqueness and twist to the Hamadanrugs which can be perceived by each individual differently and can be adornedin 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 theflooring and furniture, regardless of the design. These rugs are usually thehighlights of the house due to their rustic and regal presence.

History of Hamadan Rugs

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

Hamadanis a town located 300 kilometers south of Teheran in the western portion ofIran. It is one of the oldest towns in the world and is mentioned in the Bibleunder the name of Ekbatana. The town is a center for carpet trading that isproduced from neighboring villages and towns in the hundreds. Under their ownnames like Nahavand, Tuiserkan, Malayer or Hosseinabad, the best of thesecarpets are sold. Under the generic word Hamadan, more basic carpets from theregion are marketed.

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

Theearliest 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.

SergeiRudenko, the discoverer of the Pazyryk carpet, assumed it was a product of thecontemporary Achaemenids. Its good weaving and elaborate pictorial designsuggest at the moment of its manufacturing an advanced state of the art ofcarpet weaving. Whether it was manufactured in the region where it wasdiscovered or is a product of the production of Achaemenid remains underdiscussion.

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

Soadorn your home with these stunning pieces of art, and immerse into the feelingof luxury and royalty.