Also referred to as Qom rugs, the Persian Qum rug's namesake originates from a province approximately 100 km south of Tehran. Constructed of wool and silk, these luxurious rugs are not only known for their high-quality craftsmanship but continue to increase in value over time. Beauty that never ages and is a wise investment? A priceless value, as a true collector might say. Because these rugs can be smaller than other types of Persian rugs and often include silk in the weave, they can be found displayed on walls or used as prayer rugs instead of sprawling across floors.
Persian wool and silk Qum rugs are heavily knotted and often feature tree of life and medallion motifs. This particular Qum is a unique hexagon-shaped rug. displaying an eight-pointed star medallion at the center. Intricate floral patterns form other ornate asymmetrical patterns. The intricate floral motifs create a series of shapes within shapes, further enhancing the thought-provoking design. This intricacy assures any admirer that they may never see the same shape twice. Considered some of the finest in Iranian craftsmanship, Qum rugs have a very high knot density and exquisitely vibrant coloring. This hexagonal silk and wool Qum is hand-knotted to ensure the quality and uniqueness stay true to the tradition.