Persian Rugs

Persian rugs are perhaps the most popular and notable of all antique rugs. With their timeless elegance ... and regal charm, our handpicked Persian pieces offer a glimpse into generational craftsmanship of urban and village weavers alike.

Urban rugs typically showcase detailed botanical designs made of silk while village rugs are deeply rooted in the history of the nomadic cultures with storylines and patterns passed down through generations.

Browse our selection of handmade Persian rugs online, and discover why ECARPETGALLERY is the best source for affordable Persian rugs.

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More About Persian Rugs

As manifestations of refined craftsmanship, Persian rugs are designed to withstand the test of time. The first written mention of Persian rugs dates back almost 2,500 years, when Greek author Xenophon described them as precious enough to serve as diplomatic gifts. Perhaps the Persian rug that has caught your eye is valued for the rustic roots of the nomadic tribespeople responsible for its weaving. Or maybe you are drawn to a rug with more complex color palettes and finer threads, typical of the work of expert village weavers. Regardless, chances are there is a rug that will uniquely enhance the elegance of your interior.

How to Choose a Persian Rug?

Come explore and bring home the authenticity of ECARPETGALLERY Persian rugs. With over 100 different Persian rug collections to browse, we offer the largest selection of new, tribal, antique and traditional Persian rugs in Canada. Our renowned collections span a range of sizes and dimensions from 2’ x 3’ to 13’ x 22’ as well as runner rugs as long as 30’. If you are looking for a unique sized rug and cannot find it on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will do our best to find you the perfect hand-knotted area rug.

Best Selling Persian Area Rug Collections

Persian Kashan Rugs: If you are looking for a traditional yet affordable Persian rug, then a Persian Kashan area rug is a great option. Meticulously crafted to create a saturated red color palette, Persian Kashan rugs style beautifully and integrate seamlessly with nearly and design style. While they do come in a variety of sizes, these rugs are well known for being larger sized area rugs making them a perfect option for the living room or bedroom.

Persian Bakhtiari Rugs: Full of character and highly decorative, Persian Bakhtiari rugs are prized for their high knot count and dense weave. Set off from a majestic deep red field, the Persian Bakhtiari rug either showcases a white center medallion with a medley of motifs or displays a four-season garden panel display. A variety of Persian blossoms, flowers, boteh and tree of life motifs are strategically placed in a rectangular compartmental field. Made to last, this antique rug is an investment piece that will stand the test of time.

Persian Hamadan Rugs: For over 20 years, ECARPETGALLERY has been Canada’s largest importer of Persian Hamadan area rugs. Handwoven in the Iranian province of Hamadan, these medium sized rugs feature a diamond centre medallion with serrated edges surrounded by an all-over boteh lattice. If you’re looking for an authentic tribal rug that is one-of-a-kind, look to ECARPETGALLERY’s Persian Hamadan collection.

Persian Style Rugs: Our collection of Persian Style rugs features an array of tribal pieces that are woven in Turkish villages neighbouring Iran. The designs and colors of these rugs are heavily inspired by Persian rug-weaving techniques.

Persian Rug Safety

We highly recommend purchasing a non-slip under pad for your Persian rug. A rug pad is an easy and inexpensive way to avoid any destabilizing slippage, slow down any wear and tear, and protect your handmade Persian rug from moisture and dirt, while shielding both your Persian rug and floor from discoloration.

Maintain a Persian rug

Collectors of antique Persian handmade rugs understand that proper care and regular upkeep preserves and even appreciates the value of their investment. One way to ensure that your handmade rug ages like a fine wine and becomes a family heirloom is to rotate the rug on occasion so that its colors may mature gracefully in all lighting conditions. Regular vacuuming (even beating!) of your rug will stop dirt and grime from gradually grinding away at its precious pile.

Persian Rugs to the Rescue

Our main warehouse and fulfilment centre is in Montreal, Canada which means we can fulfil any Persian rug order within 24 to 48 hours. Customers located in Montreal, Ottawa, Richmond and Toronto can expect to receive their Persian rug as soon as the next day, while orders shipped to Edmonton and Calgary will be delivered within 2 to 3 business days. Customers ordering from Canada’s West Coast such as Vancouver and Victoria can expect to receive their order within 4 days. If you wish to request a shipping estimate for your Persian area rug in Canada, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our customer service agents.

Persian Rug Sales

Every month, a handful of Persian area rugs are handpicked and added to our Clearance area rug collection. We believe that a Persian rug can find its way in any home as their workmanship and design are incredibly versatile. Persian rugs are not an item that will often be liquidated, as they are timeless pieces that are generally already 30+ years old. We believe in affordable luxuries. That means we carefully source and curate Persian rugs from our trusted artisan partners and bring them to your door without any mark-ups.

Not yet found what you were looking for?

Try visiting our Vintage Rugs of both new and aged area rugs for a more antique look and feel. If you are especially drawn to earthy tones, consider our handmade rugs featured in our Ghazni Rugs. Or, if you are moved by multitudes of colorful intricacies that are embedded within hypnotic geometries, visit our Serapi rug collection.