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SHIRAZ Carpet Properties:

Visibility: SHIRAZ rugs and carpets usually have nomadic patterns with pole medallions or small medallions scattered all over the carpet. They are great choices for wooden floors. Due to the proximity of the QASHQAI tribe, SHIRAZ rugs and carpets bear some similarity to those of the QASHQAI.

Quality: SHIRAZ rugs and carpets are of good quality. They are durable and are great for places that people walk often. Remember, tribal rugs rugs and carpets are much stronger than city rugs.

Size & Shapes: SHIRAZ rugs and carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet). It is very hard to find large size (10 x 18 feet).

Color: Strong red and brown is the main indicator of SHIRAZ rugs and carpets. Other colors such as soft green and khaki are found in newer ones.

Texture: SHIRAZ rugs and carpets usually are thick and do not have very tight pile.

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

Knots: SHIRAZ rugs and carpets are usually flat woven. The quality of the carpet depends upon the number of knots, which varies, but averages from around 120KPSI (30 RAJ).

Price: SHIRAZ carpets are fine and beautiful. They are flat woven and therefore less expensive than TABRIZ, NAIN, and ISFAHAN. Expect to pay $4-$10 Per Square Foot (PSF) for a carpet from SHIRAZ. Persian Oriental Rugs Value Persian Oriental Rugs Value   

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Where is SHIRAZ?


 Takhteh-e-Jamshid, SHIRAZ
Takhteh Jamshid
SHIRAZ
The city of SHIRAZ is the capital of Fars province and is located 919 km(571 Miles) south of TEHRAN. SHIRAZ enjoys a temperate climate. The region was especially important historically. It was mentioned in many Ilamian epigraphs discovered at Perspolis.

The memorial tombs of the two great Persian poets, Sadi and Hafiz, are inside the city, and the memorial tomb of the poet Khoaju is located near the city gate. The long history of this city has left many historical and cultural remains alongside views of natural beauty making SHIRAZ a tourist destination.
 Tomb of Hafez, SHIRAZ
Tomb of Hafez Poet
SHIRAZ

Some of the most important sites follow:

  • Hafezeih
    (Tomb of Hafez, Poet)
  • Tomb of Sadi
  • Pasargard (Persian Historical site)
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    Tom of Sadi, SHIRAZ
    Tomb of Sadi Poet
    SHIRAZ

    SHIRAZ has many tourist attractions. For many years people from all of the world came to SHIRAZ and visited this beautiful city. There are numerous nomadic tribes living around SHIRAZ, the most famous of which are the Qashqai. Qashqai rugs are well known for their unique pattern and style.

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