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Rug No. 74250
Design Kerman
Size 6' X 4'
Color light Green / Beige
Age 1930 
Origin Iran 
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Kerman Rugs

Kerman rugs are beautiful hand woven carpets within the larger family of Persian rugs that can be found at Aviram Aziz Inc., your ultimate source for antique and decorative rugs and carpets.  Sometimes referred to as Kirman rugs, these were originally created in the south central Iranian city of Kerman.  In fact, some once regarded Kerman rugs and textiles as the finest Persian rugs available due to the use of high quality Carmania wool.  Kerman carpets had a varied array of colors, often with brillant and bold hues of blue, magenta or golden saffron.  The dye process of the wool was unique to this region resulting in a uniform even color distribution.  The master weavers of Kerman were admired by many as skilled craftsmen, creating fine quality textiles for the world to enjoy. 
Kerman rugs are renowned for distinct design patterns.  The most recognizable pattern within Kerman carpets was coined the vase carpet pattern.  This specific pattern arose in the late 16th century and early 17th century and refers to rugs with scattered vases within a background of flowers, palmettes or similar motifs using an all over pattern.  This unique and storied pattern was desired by many.  Other Kerman carpets had exquisite curvilinear all over design patterns that demonstrate the amazing skills of the weavers. Some rugs had complex central medallions with complex edges again illustrating the superior craftsmanship of the master weavers. 
Aviram Aziz Inc. is the place to find these high quality Kerman rugs from Iran.  We also carry a wide variety and selection of antique Oriental style rugs from other locations including Indian, Turkish, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs. Choosing a Persian style rug should be a fun and enjoyable task.   These works of art come in a vast array of color palettes ranging from soft golden and beige to bold rich brillant colors sure to make a statement to anyone who comes upon them.  You will have trouble deciding whether or not to put these amazing creations on the floor or keep them safe from walkers by hanging them on your walls.  In fact, many of the famous master weavers used fine silks woven into the carpets to create the antique Kerman and other Persian rugs and numerous collectors hang these masterpieces on the walls.
Whether you are in the market for Kerman rugs or other antique Oriental carpets, choosing the right size to meet your needs is imperative.  Our rug experts are available to guide you throughout the entire selection process.  Choosing the right colors, the right size and style and patterns are all tasks our staff will gladly assist you with.  Aviram Aziz Inc. has a wide selection of antique carpets ranging in size from scatter smaller throw rugs great for small or unusual spaces to larger carpets good for grand spaces.  No matter the size or style you are looking for, we are here to help you select just what you are looking for.  Although we have a wide selection, we concentrate in Aubussons, Heriz and Serapi, Sarouk, Sultanabad, Tabriz, Oushak, and Lavar and Kerman rugs.


Iran Rugs

If you ever feel nostalgic about the ancient arts, then you must learn about rug weaving and the creation of the textile greats-Iran rugs. Imagine the giant spinning looms being used by ancient tribesman as they hand wove these unique and finely detailed rugs. These craftsmen have been perfecting their trade since the earliest centuries. Merchants and traders would travel the famous Silk Road taking these masterpieces with them and introducing them to the Western world who immediately understood their beauty and value. Many varieties and types of these antique Oriental rugs can be found at Aviram Aziz, Inc, a place with collections of the finest Antique and Decorative Rugs. Iran, known as Persia until 1934, is really the birthplace of Persian rugs. Other locations such as Pakistan, India and China make Persian design rugs essentially based on these ancient patterns.
Iran rugs are as a diverse and unique as the regions within this mountainous and desert rich country. Some Persian rugs were designed and made by small villages and nomadic tribesmen. For example, Herez rugs, hailing from Mount Salaban villages, are known for their classic medallion designs and bold colors. In addition, these wool rugs are especially hearty and durable due to unusually high amounts of copper in the soil that ends up in the sheep’s wool used in creating the rugs. On the other hand, many Iran rugs are finely made with wool piles with silk inlay. These include rugs from Isfahan, Tabriz and Qum. In fact, Tabriz rugs are known for there Herati patterns- a finely detailed central motif that resembles a fish.
If you would are in the market for an Iran rug than you are in the right place at Aviram Aziz, Inc. Our knowledgeable staff has expertise in the rich history of antique Oriental rugs. We have excellent knowledge of the different regions, materials and overall quality of our rugs. Selecting an antique rug does not need to be an overwhelming or intimidating endeavor. In addition, there is a wide variety in costs and selecting an affordable rug of high quality from our selection should be an easy task to accomplish. Aviram Aziz Inc. has many different types of rugs from Iran and other areas that make Persian design rugs. We are proud to carry a large selection of antique rugs including Persian, Indian, Turkish, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs.
Iran rugs are some of the most beautiful and intricately designed textiles and can complement many home styles. The variation in colors from soft pastels to rich bold hues will work in many different homes. These rugs will last generations and easily be passed down as family heirlooms. Aviram Aziz, Inc has a wide selection of antique carpets to choose from and specifically covers Aubussons, Heriz and Serapi, Lavar and Kerman, Sarouk, Sultanbad, Tabriz, Oushak and Tapestries.
If you are interested in learning more about these works of art, our experts at Aviram Aziz, Inc are happy to answer any questions and guide you with your selection. Iran rugs have been around for many many centuries and are admired for their rich designs, complicated patterns and bold color palettes.

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