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Ardabil CARPETS

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How can one tell if Ardabil Persian rug is authentic?

The original Ardabil carpet is entirely (100%) made of wool. Even the warp and weft of the rug are made of natural wool.

How much does the Ardabil Persian carpet worth?

The value of the Iranian Ardabil carpet is estimated based on the design, year of production, raw materials, stability and vegetable nature of the colors used, the design’s originality, and the Ardabil Iranian carpet’s appearance. Persian Ardabil carpet is one of the most valuable ‌Persian hand-woven carpets. Ardabil original carpet has notable customers all over the world.

Ardabil Carpet Designs

Mahi Ardabil Rug Pattern

Mahi Persian Ardabil rug is one of the most original and widespread patterns of hand-woven rugs. Mahi is the Persian word for fish. So Mahi design carpets have fish-shaped figures that move and rotate around a tiny flower.

Mahi Persian Ardabil rug on carpet are matched with modern house’s living-rooms and bedrooms. Generally Mahi patterned carpets are matched with both modern homes and classic house design. Choosing this design is suitable for living rooms and high-traffic places.

The Mahi pattern is woven in two types: big and small. If you are interested in Mahi-designed rugs, you may be interested to know that this map can also be seen in Tabriz rugs, Hamadan rugs, Bijar rugs, Moud rugs, and Birjand rugs.

When you look at the context of the carpet, you feel like you are looking at a pond full of fish.

(A pond full of fish is one of the main characteristics of traditional houses and an essential part of authentic Persian architecture.)

Gheychi Quba design

This design is adapted from Caucasus and Shirvan designs, and it is almost a design that is woven only in Ardabil. This name is called because it resembles scissors (Gheychi is the Persian word for scissors). A flower is placed next to it, and the shape of the mirror is designed as one in the middle of the entire context of the carpet.

As you can see in the image above, the old scissors’ design is highlighted.

Ardabil Quba

This is a unique geometric design designed by a famous designer named BABA. This design goes well with modern decoration.

This design uses different geometric shapes and sometimes animals and humans.

Mix of Senneh’s Gol-farang Design and Heriz Design

This is a unique geometric design designed by a famous designer named BABA. This design goes well with modern decoration.

Caucasus geometric pattern

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This design is very similar to Caucasian rugs. But these carperts are primarily elegant. Also, they are very soft and flexible because they are 100% wool (even their weft and warp are natural wool).

Color and Raw materials

  • Materials:
    • High-quality and shiny wool
    • Cotton thread or Wool warps
  • Colors:
    • Durable and high-quality colors
    • Usually bright colors like white, cream, light orange, yellow, and golden
    • Sometimes Navy blue, Green, Red

Ardabil Runners (Meshkin-Shahr Runners)

Most Ardabil runners are from Meshkin Shahr (a city in Ardabil). One of their characteristics is that their length is usually around 3 meters ( 9.84 ft ). Also, their width is between 80cm and 90cm (2’64” to 2’95”) . All over the world, it is mostly known, bought, and sold as Ardabi Runner. Some of the most important Ardabil runner’s characteristics is listed below:

  • Colors: Usually, bright colors such as white, cream, and beige are used in the context of the rugs, and in some cases, colors such as mustard or Navy blue and green are also seen, which are rare.
  • Raw Materials: High-quality wool is used; the warps are mostly cotton thread.
  • Design: The designs are primarily geometric. The context of the carpet is almost silent, and the variety of the map is not seen much. The designs of the Meshkin-Shahr’s Runners are virtually identical or very similar to each other called a Kale-Ghoochi design (ram’s head design).
  • Weaving Type: Ardabil Persian Carpet knots are Double-Knot (loop-knotted), 25 knots with Turkish knot weaving

Ardabil Silk Carpet

  • The size of Ardabil hand-woven silk floor carpets is usually 150cm x 100cm (4’92” x 3’28”) and rarely 300cm x 200cm (9’84” x 6’56”).
  • Silk pile is used instead of the wool pile in such carpets.
  • It was produced in limited volume about 20 years ago.
  • The background or text colors are white, cream, beige, and light or dark pink.
  • Designs are used more than geometric shapes, and among them, sometimes the forms of bowls and jars are visible ( also known as treasure designs).
  • Usually, 50% to 60% of Ardabil’s silk hand-woven carpets are made of silk.

Common Ardabil Rug Sizes:

You can see from the list below the most common sizes of Ardabil woven rugs and carpets.

  • Mid Size Carpets are mostly 150cm x 100cm (3’ x 5’ ft )
  • Rugs are mostly 200cm x 140cm ( 5’ x 7’  ft )
  • Curtain carpets are mostly 260cm x 160 cm ( 5’ x 8’ ft)
  • Square rugs ( 5’ x 5’ ft ) ( 6’ x 6’ ft ) ( 6’ x 7’ ft )
  • Carpets 200cm x 300cm ( 6’ x 9’  ft )
  • Large Carpets 350cm x 250cm  and 400cm x 300cm are very rare and valuable.

Ardabil Carpets for Sale

New Arrival
One of A Kind
9' 3.02" x 5' 8.11" 2.82 x 1.73 m

Antique Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1960

 1,588
One of A Kind
6' 0.83" x 4' 7.12"1.85 x 1.40 m

Antique Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1960

 880
New Arrival
One of A Kind
6' 0.83" x 4' 7.91"1.85 x 1.42 m

Antique Persian Ardabil Rug, Simple Floor Design ~1965

 1,113
New Arrival
One of A Kind
9' 10.2" x 6' 7.92"3.02 x 2.03 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~ 1985

 1,655
One of A Kind
9' 7.3" x 7' 0.25"2.93 X 2.14 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1965

 1,777
One of A Kind
9' 5.78" x 6' 3.59"2.89 x 1.92 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1980

 1,176
New Arrival
One of A Kind
6' 0.83" x 4' 7.12"1.85 x 1.40 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1980

 879
One of A Kind
9' 3.02" x 6' 5.95"2.82 x 1.98 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1990

 1,178
New Arrival
One of A Kind
9' 10.11" x 6' 7.53"3.00 x 2.02 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design ~1990

 1,599
One of A Kind
6' 6.74" x 4' 5.94"2.00 x 1.37 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil rug, Geometric Design ~2001

 655
New Arrival
One of A Kind
6' 5.95" x 4' 7.51"1.98 x 1.41 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design, ~1975

 877
New Arrival
One of A Kind
9' 4.99" x 6' 8.71"2.87 x 2.05 m

Vintage Persian Ardabil Rug, Geometric Design~1990

 1,288
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