Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Handmade Carpet Cluster
Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province is located in southeastern of Iran. Due to its special geographical features of a cold mountainous region, Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari always has the opportunity to produce handmade carpets. It can be said that carpet production is more important than any other handmade crafts there.
The variety of colors and designs are the main features of the province’s carpet. The medallion, Shekarloo, interconnected, Kheshti with animals and plants, Siberian pine, Aster, calendula, vase, tree and etc. are the most established designs in Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari.
Many young and motivated employers, some experienced master craftsmen, using Persian unique designs and patterns, carpet durability rating and resistance, using high quality raw materials, and production variability (in colors, sizes) are considered as the main advantages of carpet produced in the province.