Persian Rugs are made in Iran and famous for their quality, beauty and durability. Actually, there are so many kind of Persian Rugs. But before you finally buy one in Persia or even online, there is thing you need to consider about.
First, you need to identify whether the rugs are original or fake one. We sure you dont want to pay much but getting the fake one. That is why, there are 3 thing you need to pay attention to. They are :
A genuine rug will always put a label on the back. This will make you know where the rugs are made. Originally, this rug should be made in Iran. That is why, if you find some rug with labels of Turkey, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan or else is not persian. They are called Oriental Rug.
The original Persian will always use single looping know, especially if the seller confirm that the rugs is traditionally made, so it should be single looping knot. If you find rugs with double looping knot, then it is Turkish. Another tips to make you know that this is genuine, look through the rug. If it is chow-through pattern then it’s obviously handmade.
Pattern and Design
As time goes by, the pattern and design might have a little changing. But actually, there is a prticular layout and designs which is original. A Persian one will feature four layout pattern. Also, there are so many motifs you can google about which in Persia, different motifs will have different meaning and function.
Then, where is the place best to buy Persian rugs? There are some options like carpet stores, street markers and outdoor market. Or you can find them online too in ebay and other online sites.