Located in west-central Iran, Hamadan is perhaps one of the largest centers for the trade of tribal rugs. The designs of Hamadans vary from primitive geometrics to floral or overall Herati. Colors can also vary widely, from red, green and blue, beige, rust, and yellow to salmon.
Visibility: Carpets made in HAMEDAN usually have geometric patterns. The majority of HAMEDEN village rugs all have a single-wefted medallion.
Quality: HAMEDAN carpets are of excellent quality. They last long and keep their looks and colors.
Size & Shapes: HAMEDAN carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet). These days you can find many beautiful runners of fine pattern and quality.
Color: Dark red and powerful blue predominate, with ivory as a contrasting color. Other colors such as soft green, blue and brown are found in newer carpets.
Texture: Soft wool; thin, tight pile.
Foundation: HAMEDAN rugs and carpets have mostly cotton warp and weft.
Knots: WWeavers in HAMEDAN use Turkish knots, and carpets are flat-woven.