They are timeless, classic and bring elegance and refinement to the most diverse environments in the house. You know what we're talking about? Two Persian rugs. This glamorous decoration item is recognized worldwide for quality, exclusivity and beauty. They are unique pieces produced manually and can take years to complete.
Persian rugs are produced in Iran, a territory that once belonged to Persia. The earliest historical records dating back to the use of these rugs date from 664 to 250 BC, when the ancient nomadic tribes of Persia produced carpets to protect themselves from the harsh winter.
Even with all current technology, Persian carpets continue to be handcrafted. To give you an idea of how thorough this job is, it takes about a year for the craftsmen to produce just one square meter of rug. However, a Persian rug can last for over a hundred years.
Check out some more features and curiosities about the Persian rug
How to recognize an authentic Persian rug
A true Persian rug has unique features that should be carefully observed so you do not risk carrying cat by hare.
The first and most noticeable of these features is the wrong side of the carpet. It should be identical to the front, with the difference that the colors are slightly softer.
The original Persian rugs are always handmade. Also note the pattern of predominant carpet colors. The authentic and classic Persian rugs carry only three colors: red, blue and yellow.
The materials most used for making this type of carpet are wool and cotton, although some versions use silk threads as well.
Now the most important thing to determine the originality of a Persian rug is its visual pattern. Persian carpets are made by following the same drawing scheme, starting with the outer secondary edge, passing to the main edge, then the inner secondary edge, the corners until reaching the field, and finally the central medallion.
This drawing scheme is always accompanied by geometric figures, medallions and flowers.
How to Use Persian Carpet in Decoration
Persian rugs are pieces that have a classic and traditional bias, so they harmonize very well with decorations on the same line. However, it is still possible to use Persian carpets in modern decorating proposals, exploring the contrast game that forms in the environment.
Price of a Persian rug
All these characteristics weigh in the total cost of the Persian rug. This type of carpet can cost more than a popular car, reaching the figure of R $ 40 thousand.
Persian rugs on the production line
But you do not have to shell out this little fortune to have a Persian copy in your living room. Currently there are industrialized versions that guarantee a pattern of colors and designs very similar to the original Persians. Another characteristic of the Persians produced in production line is the greater variety of colors and prints.
In this case, the price drops a lot, ranging from R $ 500 to R $ 800, depending on the size.
60 ideas of decoration with Persian rug
Are you thinking of bringing a Persian rug to your home? So be sure to check out the pictures beneath environments decorated with Persian rugs. There are 60 different inspirations for you to take as reference and to use there in your home. Check out:
Picture 1 - Uniting classic to modern: this is what this dining room does when combining wooden floor, leather sofa and Persian rug with chairs, tables and tables of industrial style.
Picture 2 - Persian rugs are also found in treadmill format, ideal for kitchen.
Picture 3 - Here the idea was to bring the Persian rug into a Scandinavian decoration.
Picture 4 - In addition to very beautiful, Persian rugs bring warmth and warmth without measures for the environment.
Picture 5 - Persian rug heats and colors the environment of light and neutral tones.
Picture 6 - The reddish tone of the Persian rugs are great to break the formal and sober aspect of the environments.
Picture 7 - A Persian rug to cover all the room's free span: a luxury!
Image 8 - The woody tone of the coffee table matched perfectly with the color of the Persian rug
Image 9 - A blue and flowery floor to contrast the predominant white.
Picture 10 - The touch of glamor of this room is due to the Persian carpet and the details in gold.
Picture 11 - What would this white kitchen without this incredible red Persian rug?
Picture 12 - Discreet, but present right at the entrance of the house.
Picture 13 - The whole white room gained strength and vigor with the red Persian rug.
Image 14 - Already here in this other white room, the proposal was to keep the decor clean by using a Persian rug with a light background on another larger carpet.
Picture 15 - Carpet is an indispensable item for the comfort of the room, why not then invest in a Persian?
Picture 16 - The brown sofa even tries to mark the mood of sobriety along with the Persian rug, but the details in pink do not leave.
The brown sofa even attempts to mark the mood of sobriety along with the Persian rug, but the pink details do not leave.
Picture 18 - Flowery garden on the floor of the room: the prints of the Persian rugs are true works of art.
Image 19 - Pink and blue: contrasting tones for the Persian rug and for decoration.
Image 20 - This Persian treadmill extends majestically over the whole range of the kitchen.
Picture 21 - And in the home office, the Persian rug gives its personal touch of sophistication and elegance.
Picture 22 - Persian carpet in light tone matching with the chairs of the dining table.
Image 23 - The rustic and uncluttered decoration also has room for a Persian rug.
Picture 24 - In the kitchen all white is he that stands out.
Picture 25 - The room that mixes retro and modern furniture bet on a Persian rug as an element of union between the styles.
Picture 26 - The Persian rug makes this environment much more cozy and comfortable
Picture 27 - In this room, the cushions match neatly with the blue tone of the Persian rug.
Picture 28 - Already in this dining room are the earthy tones that dictate the decoration.
Picture 29 - More modern readings and forms of Persian rugs can be found at prices much more accessible than the originals.
Picture 30 - More modern readings and forms of Persian rugs can be found at prices much more accessible than the originals.
Picture 31 - Combining the classic and the modern is one of the favorites of the moment.
Picture 32 - In the kitchen, the Persian treadmill is decorative and functional.
Picture 33 - A Persian rug in the exact measurements for the dining room.
Image 34 - The red Persian rug gives life and joy to the bathroom in neutral tones.
Picture 35 - And in the room of the couple, the Persian rug was used between the bed and the corridor of passage.
Image 36 - The turquoise blue of the Persian rug brought the touch of color needed for this modern decor.
Picture 37 - Office sober and elegant, but at the same time, modern and technological.
Picture 38 - Pure comfort the double room with a Persian rug in these dimensions.
Picture 39 - Scandinavian style bathroom gained class and refinement with the Persian rug.
Picture 40 - To serve as a base for the dressing room dressing table, a delicate and charming Persian carpet in shades of pink.
Image 41 - To avoid running out of context, the option here was to use a gray Persian rug.
Picture 42 - In this room, the Persian rug makes an invitation to sit on the floor.
Picture 43 - In this room, the Persian rug makes an invitation to sit on the floor.
Image 44 - When choosing a Persian rug, always remember to check the characteristics that form the structure of the drawing, such as the edges and the medallion.
Picture 45 - The white bathroom deserved this red Persian rug to stay even more sophisticated.
Picture 46 - And how about combining Portuguese tiles with Persian rug? Look at the result
Picture 47 - All beauty, comfort and originality that you look for the decoration can be in the Persian carpet.
Picture 48 - The Persian rug of this room is not alone in the house, soon to the bottom the treadmill reveals its identity also.
Picture 49 - Chairs in the same tone of the carpet: it seems one thing only.
Picture 50 - Black dining table and chairs on the red Persian rug: a combination of razor
Picture 51 - Persian wood and carpet: the perfect harmony for a rustic, warm and cozy environment
Image 52 - Classic black and white decoration with a more classic Persian rug.
Picture 53 - But for those who prefer something softer you can bet on the combination of white and pink, like that of the image.
Image 54 - The red dot of contrast of this room comes from the Persian rug.
Picture 55 - Persian rug in the ideal measure to accommodate sofa and armchairs.
Image 56 - To counter the gray and white monotony of the room, a Persian rug in earthy tones.
Image 57 - And in the environment where the green and the blue stand out, the Persian rug appears as a coadjuvant.
Image 58 - This industrial decoration values for visual and sensorial comfort when betting on the velvet curtain and the Persian rug.
Picture 59 - For those who are afraid to use strong colors in the decoration, try a white base and a red Persian rug, just like the image.
Image 60 - The elegance and striking presence of black combined with the classic and luxurious Persian rug: a combination that can not go wrong.