After Iran Deal: Persian Carpet Roll into U.S. Again

Shortly after the lifting of sanctions on Iran Iran is to begin to export its unique and beautiful carpets to the United States again.

In past years Iran’s rivals such as Pakistan and India replaced the Islamic Republic in the US market.

A Persian carpet is a heavy textile, made for a wide variety of utilitarian and symbolic purpose, produced in Iran and surrounding areas which once belonged to the Persian Empire, for home use, local sale, and export.

The art and craft of carpet-weaving in Iran has its origin about one thousand years ago.

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