Serabend is a region of Persia which lies between Borujird
and Arak. The meaning of Serabend is 'cold place'. Serabend
rugs are characterized by their allover boteh pattern. They
generally use geometric and curvilinear patterns with flowery
Serabend is the finer version of Serabend rugs. A very
famous design of these rugs depicts a medallion in the center
with a geometric border design called 'shekeri'.
In Mir Serabend rugs, red is the dominant color however
navy and cream are also used. They are prepared in almost
all sizes but the sizes between 4x6 to 8x10 feet are very
These rugs come in excellent quality and are made of soft
wool. The pile is thin and tight. Warps are often cotton
whereas wefts are either wool or cotton.
Weavers use both Turkish
and Persian knots. It is highly recommended to check
the knots through the backside of the rug because the quality
of a rug relies upon the total number of knots. The knots
in Serabend rugs vary from 120 KPSI to 475 KPSI.
Serabend rugs are one of the finest and nicest looking rugs.
They are in high demand and thus charge more than few other