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Persian Bijar Rugs

Discover the Rich Legacy of Persian Bijar Rugs

Explore the exquisite craftsmanship and historical significance of Persian Bijar rugs. Originating from the town of Bijar in the Kurdistan region of Iran, these rugs are renowned for their durability and intricate designs. Villages surrounding Bijar produce these rugs, often called “Iron Rugs” due to their dense, heavy construction and exceptional longevity.

Bijar rugs are distinguished by their symmetrical knots and thick, compact fabric. This makes them some of the stiffest and most durable carpets in the world. The unique weaving technique involves beating down the rows during the weaving process. This results in a dense, hard-wearing textile. This durability has earned Bijar rugs a reputation for withstanding heavy use for up to 200 years without significant wear.

The Designs of a Persian Bijar Rug

The designs of Bijar rugs reflect the rich cultural heritage of Kurdish weavers. They incorporate both floral and geometric motifs. Large medallion designs and intricate patterns such as Herati and Mina-Khani are commonly found. These designs showcase a blend of classical and tribal influences. The color palette is rich and jewel-toned, adding a touch of elegance to any interior.

Modern weavers often reinterpret the rugs’ designs, ensuring that each piece is unique. The use of natural dyes, even throughout the 1920s, gives these rugs their vibrant and enduring colors.

Find Your Perfect Rug at

At Zhee showroom , we offer a curated selection of antique Bijar rugs, each with its own story and character. These rugs are not just decorative pieces but also valuable investments. Collectors and interior designers cherish them for their unmatched quality and artistic value. Whether you’re looking for a small-format rug or a grand carpet, our collection includes a variety of options to suit any space.

Visit to learn more about our exquisite Bijar rugs. Discover the perfect piece to enhance your home with timeless beauty and durability.