Unveiling the Treasures of Khorasan: City Weave Rugs at The Bo Fig

Nestled in the heart of Northeast Iran, the ancient province of Khorasan whispers tales of resilience, artistry, and a profound connection to the human spirit. This land, encompassing the vibrant cities of Mashhad, Kashmar, Bojnurd and many more, that has long held a unique place in the tapestry of Asian culture, its people thriving as a minority while fostering a rich tradition of craft and self-expression.

Here, amidst the echoes of history, a special collection of city weave rugs awaits your discovery at The Bo Fig.

Mirror house of Mafkham Khorasan

These exquisite rugs, woven with the wisdom of centuries, carry the essence of Khorasan. Each knot tells a story of self-esteem, pleasure, and unyielding willpower, qualities deeply ingrained in the culture of this region. Stepping onto a city weave rug from Khorasan is like stepping onto a map of history, a tangible connection to a land that once formed the heart of the Parthian Empire. Despite a small population, the Parthians' military prowess, political acumen, and cultural tolerance allowed them to rule a vast empire for centuries. Their skilled horsemanship and archery helped them win battles, while diplomacy and alliances secured their power. Their tolerance of diverse cultures and religions fostered support from their subjects. Though conquered by the Sassanians in the 3rd century CE, the Parthians persisted as a distinct group for centuries and still exist today in parts of the Middle East and Asia minor.

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A Redolence of Mashhad:

Two stunning red Mashhad rugs grace our collection, their vibrant hues resonating with the spirit of the city. Deep cherry plum reds evoke passionate sunsets, while the inky depths of the navy-blue weave speak of wisdom and resilience. Large, spirited flowers bloom across their surface, symbolic of the enduring spirit of life and renewal.

Poetry and Pottery Woven into Kashmar:

From the neighbouring city of Kashmar, we present several poetry and pottery rugs, each a unique masterpiece. These rugs are more than mere floor coverings; they are poems woven into existence, verses of love, longing, and philosophical musings taking form through intricate knotting techniques. Their patterns echo the delicate designs found on ancient pottery, showcasing the seamless integration of art forms in this vibrant region.

Kashmar Pottery Carpet

Owning a city weave rug from Khorasan is more than just acquiring a piece of art; it's embracing a legacy. It's welcoming the wisdom of the ancients into our home and enriching our life with the stories woven into every thread.

Visit The Bo Fig today and experience the magic of Khorasan yourself. Let these extraordinary rugs take you on a journey through time and connect you to the enduring spirit of this remarkable land.

Fun Facts:

  • Red Mashhad rugs are renowned for their captivating blend of deep cherry plum red, dark navy blue (almost black), and spirited large flowers. These rugs exude an aura of heroism and boldness, making them a striking focal point for any living space. The rich, contrasting hues of these rugs create a dramatic visual impact, while the intricate floral motifs add a touch of elegance and sophistication. Beautiful combination with wall art, leather couches and animal skin.
  • The deep cherry plum red, reminiscent of ripe pomegranates or the heart of a fiery sunset, sets the stage for a room brimming with vibrancy and energy. The dark navy blue, almost black in its intensity, provides a grounding counterpoint, adding depth and dimension to the rug's overall aesthetic. The spirited large flowers, often depicted in vibrant shades of yellow, cream, and sky blue, burst forth from the dark backdrop, symbolizing life, joy, and the enduring spirit of nature.
  • Red Mashhad rugs are not merely decorative pieces; they are works of art that embody the rich cultural heritage of Mashhad, Iran. The city's long-standing tradition of rug weaving, dating back centuries, has resulted in a unique style that is both visually captivating and deeply meaningful. The intricate patterns and vibrant colors of these rugs reflect the artistry and craftsmanship of generations of skilled weavers.

Fine Mashhad Carpet

The Bo Fig: A Purveyor of Exquisite Rugs and Exceptional Service

In the world of luxury rugs, The Bo Fig stands as a beacon of elegance and refinement. Bo Fig's commitment to quality and customer service has earned them a reputation as the premier destination for discerning rug connoisseurs.

Unparalleled Quality

Bo Fig's rugs are not merely floor coverings; they are works of art, meticulously crafted by skilled artisans who have honed their skills over generations. Each rug is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of its region of origin, woven with the finest materials and imbued with centuries-old weaving techniques.

Bo Fig sources its rugs from the most renowned rug-producing regions in the world, including Persia, Turkey, Turkistan, and Baluchistan. They carefully curate each piece, ensuring that only the finest rugs meet their exacting standards. From intricate hand-knotted Persian rugs to vibrant hand-loomed nomadic and tribal kilims, Bo Fig's collection is a testament to their discerning eye and unwavering commitment to quality.

Exceptional Customer Service

At Bo Fig, exceptional quality is matched by exceptional customer service. Their team of knowledgeable rug experts is dedicated to providing personalized attention to each client, ensuring that their rug-buying experience is as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

Bo Fig's experts take the time to understand their clients' needs and preferences, guiding them through the vast array of rugs to find the perfect piece for their home. They provide detailed information about each rug, its origins, and its unique characteristics, ensuring that their clients make informed decisions.

Bo Fig's commitment to service extends beyond the initial purchase. They offer expert cleaning and restoration services to ensure that their clients' rugs remain in pristine condition for generations to come.

East Persian Khorasan

"Featuring decorative and collectible Persian carpets from traditional weaving tribes, villages, towns, and cities. These rugs are prized for their beauty, craftsmanship, and cultural significance."