Qum

Qum Rugs Collection

Qum (Qom, or Ghom) is a holy city in Iran, located 100 kilometers south of Tehran in the heart of the country. Despite not being a traditional center of manufacturing, Qum Rugs woven in the last century are among the best on the market today, only rivalled by Bidjar, Nain, and Isfahan. They are highly collectible and among the most expensive rugs in the world. They are compatible with quality quality and thick knotting. Some Persian carpets from this region have a knot density of over 600,000 knots, indicating that they were handcrafted in Iran. The patterns are often curvilinear and flowery, but many are woven to depict a more pictorial scene, such as a tree of life.

Qum