Iranian Qum Silk Persian Rugs
are Great Picks for Home Decoration
Are you interested in buying silk rugs from Asia?
The Qum silk Persian rug is the most popular of all. It is among the premium and most precious
handmade oriental pure silk rugs you can find. These rugs are made in the city
of Qum, a city that is considered holy. Found to the south of Teheran, the
capital city of Iran, Qum has existed for several years. However, carpet
weavers have risen to fame over the last five decades.
Their products are so stylish and beautiful that
they appeal to worldwide customers. There are a number of festivals that are
organized in the city of Qum, as well as workshops like the Mirmehdi of Qum.
Attendants get to learn more about early carpet weavers and masters such as
Rashtizadeh, Erami, Malek Afsari and others. They
also get an introduction to modern Qum silk Persian rugs. To learn deeply about
Persian rug making art, you can visit the city of Qum. Not only will you feast
your eyes on superior pure silk rugs.
You will also visit many religious sites and
monuments that are unique to the city of Qum. Just like many other rugs, Qum
carpets are available in a variety of designs and styles. They also feature
different quality levels, with the low quality ones being wool rugs with eighty knots per square inch (kpsi). High quality rugs
have more than one thousand two hundred kpsi.
There are many carpet weaving areas in Iran that serve all types
of customers. However, Qum silk rugs are either very cheap or very costly. If you are searching for silk Persian rugs
from Qum, then be careful not to pick the low quality woolen ones. The silk
varieties are the most popular and highly sought after. They are highly
reputable for being the finest rugs in Iran.
The quality of pure silk rugs can vary as well. Low-quality
products begin at roughly five hundred kpsi. The best quality Qum carpets have
more than one thousand kpsi, although there are some gallery types that have
about seven hundred kpsi. The one
thousand kpsi qualities are not easy to find and even if you find them they are
extremely pricey. They are made of pure silk and feature very high quality
As you choose your Qum silk Persian rug, do not limit yourself to
one shape or color. These rugs are extremely varied in terms of colors, shapes
and patterns. Qum rugs look like Tabriz carpets with regards to the use of
different non-traditional patterns. The red and other vivid colored rugs as
well as center medallion rugs are very common in shops. But when a rug’s designer imitates other
Persian rug styles, the outcome is spectacular.
Because great quality Qum rugs are very fine and shiny, they tend
to be very shiny and lively. As a
result, they make great wall decorative art pieces. There are even people who
choose to frame their rugs. The common use is laying your rug on the floor of
any room though. It is imperative to shop online as you will get a chance to
compare different products prior to buying. As there are extremely many styles
of Qum silk rugs, it is necessary to view as many as you can before making your
Many sellers publish more than one photo of a single carpet that
they are selling to let you view from all angles. They also write a short
description of the product, letting you know about the producer, quality level,
materials used for production and price among other things.
There are very rare silk Persian rugs from Qum that tend to have
oval and round shapes. These are not easy to find as compared to dome shaped
Gonbad styles and other traditional versions.
Note that rugs have different sizes. Some are small and others are
medium-sized or big. You can combine different sizes for different uses if you
want. The important thing is to play skillfully with the colors, patterns and
shapes. It is possible to order
something from other Asian countries like Pakistan or China while you are
indeed interested in Qum silk Persian rugs from Iran. As a first time shopper,
you may not tell the difference between silk rugs. So it is important to call
the seller, send an email or view their rug inventory.
There is a certificate that is received when one buys a Persian
Qum rug made of pure silk. It is a proof that the bought item is genuine. Note
that all Qum rugs are signed to show that they have been weaved by a great
weaver. But you are advised not to focus so much on the signature as it can be
feigned. Instead, focus on getting a signed certificate after ordering a rug.
As usual, look for online customer reviews and read them.
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