Persian rugs are believed to be among the oldest and indeed the most beautiful of all oriental carpets. The traditional method of weaving Persian rugs involved tying thousands of knots single handedly.
Persian carpets are famous for their intricate design, this is a characteristic of all Iranian art. Persian carpets often feature geometric patterns which are a reflection of Iranian influences, but many Persian rugs natural scenes of animal and plant wildlife.
One of the reasons that Persian carpets often feature floral patterns is that when their Iranian owners sit on them they can be reminded of traditional Iranian gardens. Aside from providing you with great pleasure and brightening up your home, buying a Persian rug can be a wise investment as they often appreciate in value provided you know a little about Persian carpet care and repair.