Gabbeh Rug

Gabbeh Rug

Gabbeh rug

Gabbeh rug is a traditional method to floor a room and give it a stylish vibe which is the best solution.

Gabbehs give you a simple way to define a specific area and change your decor and your room arrangement and plan and give it a new appearance when Gabbeh rug is used in a room if they are placed properly.

With Gabbeh rugs dissimilar furnishing can be arranged so that a modern and great look is created.

Mnay people are seeking for modern hand knotted Gabbeh rugs in the world.

Contemporary home decor can be set and designed by these modern hand made rugs.

Carpet solution

Families have a toddler mostly benefit from carpet solution. Because it gives a soft surface for kids when they start to stride and may fall and harm themselves. It is also a cost effective solution.

Gabbeh rugs are wonderful. Their excellent colors and designs have enthralled many patrons around the world.

Gabbehs are usually thick and the thickness reaches to 15 mm. 

Because in Gabbeh natural dye has been used in making of hand knotted rug, The paint will not spread across the rug, when it is washed.

Location of weaving

Nomad tribes weave these rugs in Fars province of Iran. The most famous nomad tribe in this region is Qashqai tribe.

The KPI (Knot Per Inch) is around 7 to 14. In the past nomads used Gabbeh for themselves and they were not for sale. So the design of these rugs were simple without any shape or pattern. After they were used for sale, new patterns added gradually. The lion is the intrinsic and essential pattern many Gabbehs have. But now a days many designs have been introduced into the market to attract customers and satisfy the different tastes of customers.

We have the most extensive stock of Gabbeh in our store for sale.

Manufacturing process of Gabbeh rug

The material of Gabbeh is natural and pure sheep wool is the base material of it.

Then nomads dye the sheep wool by natural and herbal colors. The next step is to dry the wool by sun light. After that weavers knot the ropes and strings to form Gabbeh rug.

weavers are knotting and making these rugs in different parts of Iran. The prices differ Different parts of Iran.

The prices differ very much depends on many factors. Gabbeh prices depends on design , location of production, and size of knots. size of knots starts at least 127000 knots per square meter to 326000 knots per square meter. As I mentioned above Fars province is the cradle of these rugs and it is located in south of Iran. You can find the best Gabbeh rugs in our online store.

What is the difference between Gabbeh rug and Carpet?

 The main difference between gabbeh rug and carpet can be mentioned in items such as the size, the height of the pile, which sometimes reaches a centimeter. For this reason (pile height) , causes in the softness of the Gabbehs.

Fortunately, one of the reasons that caused Gabbehs to be found in many different kinds of designs and patterns is the traditional and conceptual pattern of the weavers because there is no map in the design of this type of carpets, and every weaver has everything in his mind. It can be certainly said that if you compare millions of Gabbehs together, it’s still impossible to find two Gabbehs similar to each other. That is one of the artistic value of this rug.

This type of carpet is mainly Persian and weaved on the ground. however, it may occasionally be made in diffrent ways by Turkish tribes.  However, despite the variety of designs and colors , it can be said that the backdrop of ​​the gabbehs knotted in different regions of Iran using mostly bright colors such as white, cream or milky.  Gabbehs are made up of pure sheep wool mixed with goat’s wool.  They are spun after washing and then used for rug weaving.
Although there are no predefined designs in Gabbeh rugs, We can perhaps say that one of the main designs of the Iranian Gabbeh rug is “Kam” design. The local term “Kam” actually consists of a rectangular square and a lozenge row in the middle of it which the vertices of each lozenge is connected to the other lozenges. Early Gabbehs were generally simple and had no designs, given that they were weaved for personal use and needs, but over time, with the commercialization of this product, weavers inspired by factors such as nature. They knotted versatile patterns. 

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