Handmade Carpet and Machine Made Carpet

- Apr 01, 2019-

At the time of selection, since the price of the Persian carpet collection depends on various factors such as material, size, origin, family, and age, it takes considerable effort to understand the mainstream styles and output of different origins in different periods.


The basic factors affecting the price are the weaving density and size. The knitting density is generally expressed in KPSI (Knots PerSquare Inch), that is, the number of hand knots per square inch. The higher the weaving density, the larger the size, the need The longer the work time is spent.


Followed by the material, the current mainstream Persian carpets are mainly made of wool, wool and pure silk. The latitude and longitude of the carpet is divided into cotton thread and silk thread. The best quality is the silk carpet, and the silky latitude and longitude line is used. Wool and silk carpet.


The origin, family and design ultimately determine the artistic style and added value. Iran has more than 70 hand-woven carpet producing areas, but only four producing areas are outstanding (Isfahan, Qom, Tabriz and Nain), have taken international There are no more than 10 honorable families, and the design style has a unique position.


In the identification of authenticity, due to the different dyeing process and material color, Iranian origin Persian carpet is relatively easy to visually distinguish it from other places of origin. The key is whether it can distinguish between manual or woven. At present, the basic identification method is to look at the carpet ear, which is the excess part of the warp when the woven carpet is laid off from the woven frame, and the weaver is hand-knotted for the decorative blanket. Therefore, the natural extension and sagging of the carpet from the entire carpet is a basic feature of a hand-woven carpet.


The so-called fakes are faked on the woven carpet to sew the carpet. The so-called fakes should be the kind of counterfeit classic patterns produced outside the Iranian origin, but most of these fakes are rough in pattern and workmanship, and will not affect the collection of Persian carpets. The Persian carpet production cycle also takes several years, and it is not as good as cost and benefit to make a good carpet. Therefore, the products of the top works are basically not seen in the market.