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Archive for February 2011

Persian Carpet

Whatever is known of the origins of the pile rug is based on suppositions but the can assume that pile weaving had a nomadic origin although there are too many beliefs and sayings about where really the origin is. In Iran! An important period in carpet weaving is during the reign of the Sassanian dynasty (224-641 AD) and too many magnificent carpets were exported to distant lands. From that time this art went though other dynasties with some Fluctuations.
The Art of carpet weaving during Safavid Period
During the Period, Iranian master pieces were known all are the world. This simple and rustic profession changed in to the elegant » Read more