There are many things that are necessary for homes and enhance the beauty as well. Carpets are essential in every house. There are many types of carpets in the whole world among which some of the handmade carpets are very expensive, and Persian carpets are also the most expensive ones. Carpets are available in different colors from which the best and appropriate one can be chosen according to the color scheme of your room. In these carpets, not only the big carpets are there, but small rugs are also there which are very expensive and very beautiful. These carpets provide the best and enhanced value to the whole room. People walking to the room will notice the carpets immediately entering the room because of their beauty. The most important thing in these rugs is that they are made with the best quality and perfect color scheme that makes them more attractive and precious. The rich people of the world are willing to purchase these expensive carpets to make their house perfect and much more luxurious as according to their status in the society.
The following are top 10 best carpets in the world:
10. The Tabriz Carpet:
The Tabriz carpet is a very beautiful Persian carpet that basically belongs to the North side of Persia. It is made with best quality material and has all the pattern of traditional work and combined with perfect colors. It has beautiful borders on all sides and is very old carpet. This carpet was sold at the high price of $68,500 because it was in good condition so was sold for this high price. Persian carpets are always sold at high prices because of their fine and beautiful work. It is made with different colors of maroon, black, beige, etc. which are combined perfectly to design it.
9. Fereghan Sarouk:
Fereghan Sarouk is also very beautiful Persian rug that was sold at the high price of $74,500. This rug was made with the beautiful Fereghan design that is loved by the whole world. This rug has glass design on it which is further combined with the big medallions in the length direction. It is traditional kind of rug and was in good condition that is the reason it was sold at this high price. It is very colorful rug and can be easily matched with any color scheme of the room.
8. Portuguese Armorial:
Portuguese Armorial is considered as the 8th most expensive carpet in the world as it was sold at the high price of $80,500. It is a square shaped rug that has bright and elaborate borders on its sides and many-oriented patterns in the middle of the rug as well. It also features single large medallion in the center of the rug which completes its look. It is very different kind of rug which is not easily available in the world because it is unique.
7. Mohtashem Kashan Carpet:
The famous Mohtashem Carpet belongs to the central Persia and is considered as the highest grade carpet ever made in the whole 19th century at that time. It is made with the best quality of weaving and perfect craftsmanship that made this rug precious for the whole world. It was sold for the price tag of $92,500. The best thing about this rug is its color combination and the pattern designed on it which makes it more beautiful.
6. Ziegler Mahal Carpet:
Again here comes a beautiful rug that also belongs to the central Persia and is still included in the list of top 10 most expensive rugs in the world. It is a square shaped rug that has beautiful patterns of flowers on the borders, and its color is the main attraction that comes in dark royal colors. It was sold in Sotheby`s auction because of its historical value and was sold at the high price of $98,500. But now it is not that beautiful like at the time it was made but still historical value is high.
5. Isfahan Carpet:
Isfahan Carpet is obtained from the collection of the heiress of Tobacco called Doris Duke. It is a very beautiful rug that was made with different bright colors, and the design of the pattern is also very impressive. It was sold at the price of $116,500. It is made with the perfect combination of different colors which has much enhanced its look and made it more attractive and beautiful for the carpet lovers in the world.
4. Oushak Rug:
Oushak Rug is very old one but still has great value in the world of carpets. It is more famous because of its different colors and the contrast made from them. It is considered as perfect one in terms of its symbol and design as well. There are many rugs of this type and design which can be recognized by the red brick fields, but this one is the most precious among all. The price of this rug was $158,500.
3. Ziegler Mahal Carpet (2):
Ziegler Mahal carpet is very old one and is of great value in the world that is the reason it was sold for the price of $170,500 as it was damaged and has many holes in it which could not stop from selling. It is made in soft colors and is a very large rug that can be fitted to the large space. It is considered as the luxurious one and best thing to being used for furnishing the home with perfect things.
2. Zeigler Mahal Carpet (3):
Ziegler Mahal carpet is the 2nd most expensive carpet in the world which belongs to the central Persia. It was very beautiful that is the reason it was in big demand in the whole world because of its enhanced print and design. It was still in very good quality that is the reason was sold at the price of $182,500. It is made in a perfect combination of brown and blue color which is the perfect contrast seen on rugs.
1. Silk Isfahan Rug:
Silk Isfahan rug is the most expensive rug in the world ever sold in the world. It also belongs to Central Persia. It is made with exceptional craftsmanship, and sure silk is used in its making. It was sold in 2008 at the high price of $44,450,000. It very not a very beautiful rug but has strong historical value and perfect color scheme that enhanced its look and were very expensive in the world that has marked the history.
List of Most Expensive Carpets in the World
|1||Silk Isfahan rug||$ 44450000|
|2||Ziegler Mahal Carpet (3)||$ 182500|
|3||Ziegler Mahal Carpet (2)||$ 170500|
|4||Oushak Rug||$ 158500|
|5||Isfahan Carpet||$ 116500|
|6||Ziegler Mahal Carpet||$ 98500|
|7||Mohtashem Kashan Carpet||$ 92500|
|8||Portuguese Armorial||$ 80500|
|9||Fereghan Sarouk||$ 74500|
|10||The Tabriz Carpet||$ 68500|
The above ranking of the top 10 most expensive carpets in the world is given according to the price for which they are sold in the world. All these carpets are very beautiful and have a strong historical value that made them expensive in the world. These carpets are made with perfect color contrasts that enhanced its look and made them more beautiful.