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MESHKIN Carpet Properties:

Visibility: MESHKIN rugs and carpets usually have geometric patterns.

Quality: The quality of MESHKIN rugs and carpets is good.

Size & Shapes: MESHKIN rugs and carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet).

Color: Dark red and powerful blue colors predominate. Uneven coloring is characteristic of MESHKIN rugs and carpets.

Texture: Rough wool; thick, tight pile

Foundation: Warps is mostly cotton; wefts is either cotton or wool.

Knots: Inspection of the back of the carpet is important because the weavers in MESHKIN use Turkish knots. The quality of the carpet depends upon the number of knots, which varies, but averages around 120 KPSI (30 RAJ).

Price: MESHKIN carpets are very nice looking. Expect to pay $4-$11 Per Square Foot (PSF) for a carpet from MESHKIN. Keep in mind that, as a general rule, the higher the KPSI, the greater is the price.
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Where is MESHKIN(MESHKIN-SHAHR)?

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MESHKIN or MESHKIN-SHAHR is small town located west of ARDABIL and north of Mount Sabalan. The old name for MESHKIN was "KHEYAV." It has cool summers and cold winters. The rich pastures of this region are largely populated by pastoral nomads. Although many people in MESHKIN are engaged in handicrafts, the economy is mainly dependent on agriculture and animal husbandry. Being an ancient town, Meshkin-Shahr's historical monuments are of great significance. The following are among the well-known ones: The most well-known mineral springs in this region are the springs of Googerdi and Qotoor Sooyee on the slopes of Mt. Sabalan, and the springs of Shabil, Aqsoo, Malek Soo'i and Ilandoo.

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