Overview Nomadic rugs
Nomadic rugs - real unique pieces from the Orient
Nomadic rugs inspire with their calm colors and geometric patterns and shapes. In contrast to classic Persian rugs, they are calmer and fit better into your interior. Nomadic rugs from North Africa to Afghanistan. In the Orient, there are a large number of larger and smaller nomadic tribes that have a long tradition of knotting hand-knotted rugs for their own use. They used these classically as rugs, as hangings for the tent entrance, as seating or as cushions. For many nomads, their rugs are much more the focus of their lives than they are for us. Cultural traditions are woven into the rugs in an abstract way and thus become an essential part of the nomadic culture itself. In recent years, however, this has been cultivated by fewer and fewer tribes, as many of the young people are drawn to the cities. This decline has also made it more difficult to obtain original nomadic rugs for the Western market.
The most famous Persian nomadic rugs
- Yalameh rugs: The Yalameh rug is very fine for nomadic rugs. They are knotted in geometric shapes mostly in red, beige and blue.
- Shiraz rugs: The Shiraz rug is a rather coarse rug, with an excellent wool quality and is knotted by nomads around the Persian city of Shiraz.
- Turkmen rugs: They are a widely distributed people with a very ancient knotting culture. Today no real rugs of this kind are knotted anymore and so old Bukhara Turkmen rugs can reach a very high value.
- Gashghai rugs: The Gashghai is very similar to the Shiraz in shape color and pattern, but knotted with more knots per square meter. They are knotted by the large Gashghai tribe in southern Iran.
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