Kerman rugs come from the town of that name in southern Persia, the incredible Kerman carpet is soft and oft considered a treasure, being among the most beautiful designs ever woven. The traditional motif has the main border and central medallion on a floral theme or architectural complex, detailed and decorated in pale pastels more framed dell’bianco-and-gold. This is typically contrasted with an open field of a rich solid cranberry red, navy blue of blue or other strong colors. Others have modeled include finer style with garden, tree-of-life Wash the vase and all-over fleur of thousands of projects, or the many illustrations that tell the story of a figure or a significant event in history . Silk rugs from Kerman are very rare.
Visibility: Carpets from KERMAN have been appreciated by western collectors for many years. They are particularly famous for having a single medallion with an arabesque form called ESKI-KERMAN. There are, however, many different designs in KERMAN carpets and rugs. Another common famous design is the "Tree of Life."
Quality: KERMAN carpets and rugs are of very high quality, just as TABRIZ and ISFAHAN.
Size & Shapes: KERMAN is famous for producing large-size carpets (10 x 18 feet), but you will be able to find smaller sizes, also.
Color: The reds and blues in KERMAN rugs and carpets are lighter in comparison with carpets and rugs made in other cities in IRAN.
Texture: wool; thin, very well textured pile
Foundation: Warp is cotton; pile is wool.
Knots: Rugs and Carpets from KERMAN have very tight foundations and the knots are Persian. 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).