While rugs are woven at home
they are woven by mothers while their children are at school. It is not
the size of the weavers fingers that matters it is the skill and
experience. Would you let an 8 year pold paint your living room.
Children like these grow up healthy and happy because their mothers can
make a living at home while children go to school.
style is woven in many areas like Tabas, Nishabour, Bojnord, and
Bardaskan. Unfortunately these rugs only seem to be like Naein, but
with no quality of real Naein rugs. We here talk about Naein rugs woven
in Naein and it’s rural areas and districts.
of Naein Rugs
the wool used in Naein rugs is usually finer than the standard Persian
wool. It’s called KORK and is soft and fine as hair. The warps used are
similar to those used in Isfahan. Wool and cotton is more common than
silk in Naein.
and PATTERN: The most common used are Shah-Abbasi, Medallion and
triangle, and Islimies, which all are among the most Old Persian
patterns. Amazing order of traditional motifs and brilliant colors
brought world fame and glory to Naein rugs. Gonbadi, Haj khanomi,
Mihrabi, All-over, and All-over Medallion are other common patterns of
Naein rugs. Recently, production of round and octagonal rugs brought a
new identity to Naein design. Fine work of master designers guarantees
Naein rugs have much of their fame because of special dyes and colors
used in them. The rugs produced in other areas in the name of Naein
rugs, don’t have this quality; they use chemical dyes sometimes. There
are 11 main colors and 4 secondary colors. Crème, light Khaki, deep
Khaki, brown, crimson, indigo, deep blue, light blur, dark red, and
mousy are the main colors and jasper green, moss green, green and pink
are secondary colors.
elements used to prepare these dyes are pomegranate peel, walnut peel,
runas, esparak, vine leaf, and kermez.