Zanjan Handmade Rugs & Carpets

Woven in the middle east, Zanjan handmade rugs & carpets feature geometric patterns and rich colours, its focal point is a striking diamond medallion.

Zanjan rugs, woven in the northwestern region of Iran, are a testament to centuries of artistry and cultural exchange. Let’s unravel their unique features, delve into their history, and explore why these handmade rugs hold immense value. And here’s the exciting part: Zanjan handmade rugs & carpets are available both in-store and online at Cyrus Rugs in Queensland.

Distinctive Features

  1. Geometric Patterns: Zanjan rugs often feature bold geometric designs, mirroring the region’s traditional architecture. These patterns add authenticity and charm.
  2. Vibrant Colors: Expect deep blues, rich reds, and contrasting ivory tones achieved through natural vegetable dyes. The vibrant colors enhance the intricate motifs.
  3. High-Quality Materials: Traditionally, Zanjan rugs are crafted using robust wool for the pile and strong cotton for the warp and weft. This combination ensures durability and lasting beauty.

Historical Roots

  • Ancient Heritage: Zanjan’s roots stretch back to the Median era, enriched by archaeological sites and crafts.
  • Cultural Exchange: Its geographical proximity to other rug-making centers like Tabriz and Qazvin has fostered a vibrant exchange of ideas, styles, and techniques.

Value and Collectibility

  • Unique Craftsmanship: Zanjan rugs showcase medium to high knot density, averaging between 100 to 300 knots per square inch (KPSI). The precision in knotting contributes to their durability and intricate detailing.
  • Herati Motif: Look for the Herati motif—a flower centered in a diamond with curving leaves outside. These motifs make each Zanjan rug a unique piece of cultural tapestry.

Choose Your Zanjan Rug

  • Explore our collection of Zanjan handmade rugs & carpets, where tradition meets contemporary living.
  • Whether you seek a small accent rug or a room-sized masterpiece, Cyrus Rugs offers quality and authenticity.

Zanjan rugs Online or in one of our Cyrus Rugs Stores near you 

Brisbane & Ipswich Browns Plains, Burpengary, Slacks Creek, Morayfield, Tingalpa, Mt Gravatt, Ipswich

Gold Coast NerangBundall 

NSW - Ballina, Tweet Heads

Nothern QLD - IdaliaTownsvilleRockhampton, Cairns, Mackay


Sunshine Coast - Maroochydore


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