Carpets from Tabriz, are among the most beautiful and legendary Persian rugs ever built. Tabriz is an ancient city in the North West of Iran and is probably responsible for producing the largest percentage of all Persian rugs. There can be many different unique designs but most of the time the model is a blanket Tabriz and filled with dense floral motifs, with large palmettes of vases, foliage and small flowers and garden elements scattered with profusion wild. Quality is exceptional in Tabriz carpet. Many colors can be seen as burgundy, red, ivory and different creams, navy blue or baby, tan, or green. There can be rugs of this type with a medallion or without one and geometric designs are also seen sometimes. Tabriz has sub-styles as well. These include the world ‘Mahi’ renowned elegant (fish / Herati) and the beautiful designs of Tabatabaie. The Mahi and probably one of the most elegant rug designs in the world. It consists of very small intricate fish like elements scattered neatly throughout the many borders and medallions of the carpet. The colors are usually dark and silk is often used together with wool to accentuate the highlights of the deck. The city of Tabriz is eminent around the world because of its incredibly rich history. Some of the compensation Tabriz rugs were auctioned for well over a million dollars. There is no questioning the absolute beauty and elegance that a desire authentic Persian rug Tabriz end to his seat.
Visibility: TABRIZ rugs and carpets usually have curvilinear patterns. I should also mention that you find some tribal patterns made in surrounding villages that are sold as TABRIZ..
Quality: The quality of TABRIZ rugs and carpets varies. The older ones (before 1945) are very good, but some of the newer TABRIZ rugs and carpets have a lower number of Knots Per Square Inch (KPSI) and they are chemically rather than vegetable dyed. TABRIZ rugs and carpets are highly prized because they are one of the best-looking carpets in IRAN and the world..
Size & Shapes: TABRIZ rugs and carpets come in different sizes. The majority of them are mi-size (4x6 to 8x10 feet). You can also find large rugs up to 10 x 18 feet.
Color: Dark red and powerful blue colors predominate, with ivory forming a beautiful contrast. Other colors such as soft green and blue and brown are found in newer carpets.
Texture: Soft wool; thin, tight pile.
Foundation: Warps is mostly cotton; wefts is either cotton or wool.
Knots: Inspection of the back of the carpet is important because the weavers in TABRIZ use both Turkish and Persian knots knots. The quality of the carpet depends upon the number of knots, which varies, but averages from around 120 KPSI (30 RAJ) up to 842 KPSI (80 RAJ).