Size & Shapes of Rugs & Carpets:
We kept Size & Shape at the same category.
The reason is that Size & Shape have one to
one relationships. We try to be more
detail-oriented site, so we may be changing this
category in two separate ones. As a pioneer in
carpet online information site, we keep this right
to separate Size & Shapes in to separate
category in future expansion.
Defining the words
carpet or rug are always confusing people even the
professional one, so we have to define the
overlapping usage of the word carpet and rug at
What is Rug?
What is Carpet?
There is no clear definition in the US about CARPET and RUG. Usually the word carpet is getting used for machine made textile that cover the entire floor. The word RUG usually used for hand or machine made product that cover portion of the floor.
There is more separation between using word Rug and Carpet in Europe.CARPET
Usually the RUG refers to the hand made textile that are around 35 square
feet(3.2 square meter).
[We are using both English and Metric units for measurements.]
The word carpet refers to lager than 35 square
feet(3.2 square meter) in dimension.
Smaller rug usually have two size:
[4' 3" x
2' 9"(130 x 80 cm)]
- Zarcharak[5' x 3'(150 x
We try to be as specific as possible and we try to use Europe definition
regarding defining RUG and CARPET.
Lets Start with Size name and dimensions the way dealer do business. We have to introduce some terminology that are using in Carpet and Rug business.
|Size Name & Dimensions|
|1' x 1' 2"(33 x 38 cm)|
|3' 3" x 2'(100 x 60 cm)|
|4' x 3' 3"(121 x100 cm)|
|Zarcharak(Farsi)||4' 3" x 2' 9"(130 x 80 cm)|
|Zaronim(Farsi)||5' x 3'(150 x 90 cm)|
|Dozarr(Farsi)||6' 6" x 4' 6"(200 x 135 cm)|
| Varies in size and depend on the reign,|
The most common size are:
8' 3" x 4' 3"(250 x 130 cm)
10' 6" x 5' 6"(320 x 170 cm)
|All the Dimension are approximate and will be a little different about deferent region that carpet or rug were made.|
There are fewer varieties
about shape compare to size. The most common
shapes are rectangular, majority of the known
shapes in the market are:
The majority of the rugs or carpets are in
rectangular shapes. The dimensions are different
and vary, but the ratio of (length/with) is
between (2/1) till (4/3).
- Round Rugs
Round Rugs are produced in Iran around 50
years ago. The diameter of Round Rugs is around
5'(152 cm) to 9'(274 cm). The Round Rugs rooted
in France and China.
After the rectangular shape rug, The Runners
are the most popular shapes. Runners are like
long rectangular with the length of the rug is
much longer than width of the rug. The ratio
(width/length) could be (3/1) for small Runner
and the ratio for larger Runner is around (5/1).
Runners are perfect choice to cover the hallways
Square rugs have approximate equal
width and length. The most common sizes are 4'(121
cm) to 8'(243 cm). It is hard to find larger
size Square rugs.
The Irregular shapes rugs or carpets are
usually in the shape of:
You should usually order these rugs to make
them for you. These rugs are very hard to