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Arak Carpets by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini

by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company 20 April 2005 Historical and geographical features of Markazi province Arak City is not older than 200 years; but before Islam, which is 1400 years ago, a part of great Median Empire was called Arak. The area was razed during Arab attack. Some … read more

Kurd tribes and Kurdish rugs in the Khorasan Province of Iran

by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company Translated from Persian by Fereidoun Haghighi 15 February 2005 Kurd tribes who live in various regions of Iran are the biggest and oldest Iranian tribes of Arian race who established the “Mod Dynasty” in the mountainous west where Iran is today, and for … read more

Iranian Balouch rugs

by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company Translated from Persian by Fereidoun Haghighi Balouch Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes in Iran There are many different Balouchi nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes who live sporadically across from the Khorasan Province (the north-eastern and largest Province of Iran), Sistan Balouchestan Province (Eastern part of … read more

Carpet Industry in Birjand

A City in the Southern part of Khorasan Province, Iran By Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company Translated from Persian by  Birjand city once was one of the important cities in Ghehestan (an old name for Khorasan Province) centuries ago. The city is located in the southern part of khorasan … read more