3 Results for month: 10/2017

Iran Rug Tour: Luri Tribe 2

As you can see, a tribal carpet is very different from the loom to the rug merchant to you. It is very dirty and dusty. After it is cut off the loom it will be transported to Tehran for finishing. This will involve securing the ends,selvages, also it will be dusted, chemically washed, blocked (when rugs are taken from the loom ... More

Iran Rug Tour: Luri Tribe

We were invited for a late lunch on our way back to Shiraz by the local leader of of the Luri people, situated in the Zagros ountains in south western Iran. If anyone is thinking of travelling to Iran, please take extreme caution. There is a huge chance that you will be over fed. They are tribally organised and still to a great ... More

Iran Rug Tour: Qashqa’i Nomads 3

The many faces of the Qashqa'i people. As we were there guests for the day, they donned their finest clothes and made us feel most welcome. We were all humbled by the effort that was put in to make our day memorable. More