From Ancient Persia to Modern Décor: Tracing the Evolution of Carpets

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The origins of Persian carpet weaving

The art of carpet weaving in Persia can be traced back to ancient times, around 2,500 years ago. It is believed that the nomadic tribes of ancient Persia were the first to weave carpets as a means to protect themselves from the harsh weather conditions of their region. These early carpets were simple in design, with geometric patterns and earthy colors.

Over time, the art of carpet weaving evolved and became more sophisticated. The Persian carpet weavers began to incorporate intricate floral and animal motifs into their designs, inspired by the beauty of nature. The skill and artistry of these weavers were passed down from generation to generation, creating a rich tradition that continues to thrive today.

To be continued…

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