Bijar rugs, produced in Northwest Iran are among the finest of Persian rugs by virtue of their design and technique. This Antique Bijar Kelim is an exemplary Bijar Kelim. The most durable rugs are made in the Bijar region.
Rare Antique Bijar is Connoisseur-Caliber and is made of natural dyes, and fine wool. The small town of Bijar produces carpets that are known worldwide for their superb craft and fine materials. This small town and it’s surrounding villages are populated by Kurdish people who are known for their great craft and artistic ability. These grand carpets were often commissioned by Persian aristocrats and nobles. One distinguishing feature of these carpets are their heavy wool foundation. The weavers pound down the knots which create a carpet that can withstand up to 200 years of heavy use. This particular carpet has the classic Bijar motif and benefits from the same indestructible Kurdish weave with a light all-over palmette and lotus flower field. At Rugs and More, we offer the worlds most prized and collectable carpets- no matter what you’re looking for, we have every option available.