Jozan is the name of a village situated in the region of
Malayer in Iran.
It is well known for producing a large number of rugs in
bright colors. In Jozan (also called Josan) rugs, a single
medallion is placed in the core on a Shah abbas or Herati
field. These rugs often bear a close similarity to Sarouk
rugs and are also known as Jozan Sarouk. These rugs are
characterized by the use of simple colored wefts. The wefts
are most often blue.
Jozan rugs come in very high quality and thus are expensive
too. These rugs are wefted with high quality wool and a
pile is of medium height. They are finely tangled and are
woven in rosy red, cream, blue, pink and a touch of green.
Jozan rugs feature both geometric and curvilinear patterns.
The quality of Jozan
rugs are is very high and they are being exported to all
western countries especially to Europe and America.
Jozan rugs are double-wefted and weavers use Persian
knots in these rugs. These rugs are manufactured on the
foundation of cotton with superb quality wool. Though these
rugs can be found in all sizes but 2'6 x 10m and 3 x 5 are very