Varamin Carpet

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A Varamin Carpet

Varamin carpets and rugs or Veramin carpets and rugs are carpets and rugs woven in city of Varamin and its surrounding area which are among most famous carpets in the world. Many rug and carpet experts see Varamins as purer Persian carpets.,[1] They have geometric patterns with repeated medallions, especially on runners. They are made by tribal people who either live in or pass by Varamin. They are usually dark brown and dark red on khaki or dark blue backgrounds are the main colors used in Varamin rugs and carpets.The village and workshop weavers mainly use the asymmetrical (Persian) knot, while the nomads, depending on their ethnicity, use either the asymmetrical or the symmetrical (Turkish) knot.[2]

The most common design among Varamin rugs is the "Mina Khani" design. The foundation is mostly made of cotton, the Persian Senneh-knot is used for these rugs as opposed to the more widespread Turkish knot. Varamin is considered being among the elite of Persian carpets.[3]



  1. ^ (English) "Varamin carpets in Little Persia". 
  2. ^ (English) "Varamin rugs". 
  3. ^ "Varamin carpets and rugs".