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    Persian rugs, the specific type of Oriental rug that originates from present day Iran, are known for extremely high-quality fibers and craftsmanship, extraordinarily dense pile, and smaller handtied knots than other Oriental rugs.  If you own a Persian rug, you’re familiar with high quality artisan work, and you likely treasure it!  If you’re thinking of purchasing a Persian rug, this list of 7 popular types of Persian rugs can help you decide which style is right for you.

    Popular Persian Rugs:

    • Gabbeh Rugs – These thick, course rugs are woven by tribe members in the Zagros mountains, and feature simple designs and natural dyes, typically in orange, red, and rust tones.
    • Hamedan Rugs – Hamedan rugs are typically simple in design and use a palette of blue, red, brown, and ivory dyes. The Hamedan region includes hundreds of villages, and each has its traditional patterns.
    • Heriz Rugs – These rugs always feature a medallion in the center and large corner pieces, typically in bright, vibrant colors.
    • Isfahan Rugs – These silk and wool rugs feature symmetry, typically with a single medallion surrounded by vine designs.
    • Kashan Rugs – These are bold, “statement” rugs, and typically feature a large medallion in the center, and vibrant hues of rich red, blue, and ivory. Kashan rugs range from 100-800 knots per square inch, making them very high-quality pieces.
    • Sarouk Rugs – Sarouk rugs incorporate blue weft fibers and intricate, colorful designs.
    • Tabriz Rugs – Tabriz rugs originate from one of the oldest rug weaving regions: Azerbaijan. They are delicate, high-quality rugs with intricate designs.

    Whether you decide on a Gabbeh, Hamedan, Isfahan, or other type of high quality handknotted area rug, you’ll need to find an equally good rug cleaning company to clean and maintain your new treasure.  RugPro Oriental Rug Cleaning is the best rug cleaning service Jacksonville FL rug owners have relied on for years.  Our highly trained rug cleaners have the expertise, training, and passion required to deep clean heirloom rugs safely and effectively.  If you live in Riverside, San Marco, Ortega, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra, or anywhere in Northeast Florida, and want the highest quality care for your rugs, we’re the rug cleaning service for you!