Perhaps the most durable blanket on the ground, known as the Auctioneers ‘carpet of steel’, the Bidjar looks attractive none the less. These indestructible rugs are woven by the Kurdish people in the northwestern town of Bidjar hard. The rich jewel tones in simple geometry, often in a heap in the structural strength and weight in the vast mark Bidjar. They are often imitated but never duplicated, because no other region uses the technique of wet-frame adopted by the weavers of this city. This means that constantly kept wet wool, the warp and weft during the weaving process along, flying at frequent intervals down the texture file with a comb. The materials then tighten and shrink po’quando a blanket and dried, making the extremely dense and strong. The Bidjars can have all-over field, but a series of large medallions hexagonal diamond is seen more often. People are friendly and peaceful Bidjar has won one of the richest reputations throughout Asia for their highly prized carpets. Bidjars not only go well with modern or traditional interiors, but because of their incredible durability, these rugs ideal for high-traffic areas like entrances, kitchens or main.
Visibility: Herati and ;Mina Khani designs are very common in BIDJAR Kurdish rugs. You can also find medallion and all-over patterns with multiple borders.
Quality: BIDJAR carpets are counted among the best oriental carpets for everyday use because they are extremely tough and rigid. Modern BIJAR workshop carpets are still of excellent design and construction.
Size & Shapes: BIDJAR carpets come in different sizes, especially from about 1 x 1.50m (3' 3" x 4'x 11") upwards. Large pieces of over 12 square meters (51 square feet) are common.
Color: Ground colors are harmonious, a product of the blending of subtly shaded patterns. Dark blue and a strong red predominate. Brown and yellow are also used, but green is rare. Some old BIJARs are woven with combinations of light and dark blue.
Texture: A very dense hard pile, cut medium to high, though old and antique finely woven pieces tend to be clipped lower.
Foundation: Warp is of cotton or, less frequently, goat's wool. Weft is cotton and both warp and weft yarn is tightly spun. In old and antique pieces, warp and weft are of wool.
Knots: The majority of BIDJAR rugs have Turkish knots. However, Persian knotted pieces are also found.