Monday, February 20, 2012

New Persian Rugs (Fine) Added to Collection at Brandon Oriental Rugs

The following Persian rugs have recently been added to our collection in response to requests. These are fine, collectible quality (80-90 raj) silk and wool pile rugs. As was seen during the previous Iranian embargo (1984-1999), since the current embargo commenced at the beginning of 2011 these rug-types have become limited in availability to all except well-qualified buyers, and have rapidly increased in price.

ALL hand-knotted rugs are becoming more scarce (and more valuable) due to political and economic developments around the world. But, the truth expressed in the old rug merchants'saying, "The thinner the rug, the richer the Persian" will be increasingly evident in the market price of very fine quality rugs such as those below.

Isfahan (Iran) 5x5

Isfahan (Iran) 5x5 Detail Showing Knot Density

Isfahan (Iran) 5x5 detail Showing Corner

Isfahan (Iran) 5x5 Detail Showing Medallion

Isfahan (Iran) 5x5 Detail Showing Signature and Silk Warp

Nain (Iran) 5x7
Nain (Iran) 5x7 Detail Back of Rug Showing Knot Density
Nain (iran 5x7 Detail Showing Corner Of Rug
Nain (Iran) 5x7

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