Red Rug

The red rug is the ideal way to add dramatic flair and classic beauty to your space. Luckily, we sell tons of red rugs and have plenty of ideas about how and why they are perfect for your home! Please keep reading to learn how to embrace their bold, warm look.

Choosing a red area rug is a great idea if you want to choose a traditional-looking rug that won't go out of style! Red is a classic color in interior design, especially regarding rugs, and has been a go-to color for decorators for centuries.

Red is the color of confidence, action, energy, and, most of all, love. You can discover the power and meaning behind this fantastic hue enclosed within the boundaries of magical Persian rugs.

red rug for living room

How Was The Red Rug Created Throughout History?

Nomadic tribes that originated and developed intricate Persian weaving techniques could rely only on nature to provide color. For decades, madder root has been a popular source of red dye for spun wool, as it provides rich and profound colors. However, it was only one of many options.

Flowers, snails, beetles, and weeds, from cochineal to sheep and goat wool dyed with dried pomegranates, were used for the textures of red carpets. When herders' floor coverings became valuable assets in palaces and affluent houses, the colors started to play a significant role in expressing wealth, power, and nobility, and no shade could emphasize these powerful features better than red.

Why Are Persian Rugs Red? 

Persian handmade rugs stand out among all types of carpets and rugs because of their unique beauty and elaborate patterns. Persian rugs are trendy all around the world, and many people are familiar with them. Persian carpets reflect the history and culture of Iran and its various people.

Considering how long it has been used and, in contrast to some other colors, this one never went out of fashion. The reasons for using red color in Persian rugs are many. Nonetheless, all are incredibly positive. Buying area rugs with red color invoke happiness, joy, luck, courage, wealth, and a vibrant life force.

One might ask why red has always enjoyed such unfading popularity of all colors in the world. Perhaps, as we mentioned at the beginning of this post, red is the most vibrant, energetic, and "human" color. Therefore, it deserves a place in your home. The red color was initially used in Persian rugs also because it was easily accessible, and later it founds its meaning in the art of Iranian carpet weaving.

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Types of Red Rugs

The red carpet can easily find its place in any space and decoration. If you want to use a red rug in your decoration, you have different ways to do it. We mention some of the most used ones:

      • Red area rug
      • Red runner rug
      • Red rugs for the living room
      • Red bathroom rug
      • Red kitchen rug
      • Red outdoor rug
      • Red oriental rug

What Does A Red Rug Symbolize?

Red is often associated with strong feelings such as passion, love, or violence. Red can be a soft and warm shade or a sharp and energizing color based on the hue. The color red is used by people to express excitement or to grab instant attention. Red is the color of fire and blood, two powerful symbols of nature. It can also relate to Persian carpets with red color in them; concepts of strength and passion. Persian rugs frequently use red to create intricate designs and visual effects. Early rug weavers used red to emphasize their patterns; red can spotlight the integral parts of a motif.

modern red rug

Red Carpet in Decoration

A red rug is always a good idea. Despite being so pronounced, red matches a wide variety of interior decors. From modern through classic to rural, if you build your décor around a red rug and keep it restrained, nothing can go wrong. Be careful not to overdo it and channel this strong color into accessories or focal points.

Red calls brilliant sunsets and stunning desert landscapes to mind, so it only makes sense that red rugs are the perfect pick for mastering the southwest-inspired look. Red's richness, saturation, and character set it apart from other colors. We're big fans of bringing this kind of energy to textured, playful boho-inspired spaces.

A dazzling red Persian rug can be a strong focal point in a room if executed correctly. Most of us associate bold with bright colors, bold patterns, and over-the-top graphics. When you choose a rug with this much going on, ensure the room's main elements are neutral to give the eye a place to rest. You can then add your favorite accessories, artwork, and flowers without worrying if everything matches. Keeping large furniture neutral is more adaptable; it will allow you to change the design scheme more easily.

For more inspiration, purchase, and order gorgeous red rugs, take a peek at Cyruscrafts online store. We are always at your disposal.

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Shiraz Hand-woven Runner Carpet Rc-132

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Rc-132
3 Reviews
$359.00
Handmade carpet High durability and excellent quality Made of anti-allergic wool Length: 9' 3" (282 cm) / Width: 2' 4.68" (73 cm)
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Khorasan Hand-woven Runner Kilim Rc-144

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Rc-144
1 Reviews
$49.00
Khorasan hand-woven runner kilim High durability and excellent quality  Length: 6' 7.92" (203 cm) / Width: 2' 2.28" (67 cm)
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Machine-woven Circular Red Carpet With Bijan Pattern Rc-162

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Rc-162
1 Reviews
$64.00
Machine woven carpet Embossed design Changes in the brightness of the carpet in light intensity and different angles of view, due to the presence of rayon Diameter: 3' 3.36" (100 cm)   Transverse density: 500 shaneh Note: The number of weft yarns per meter of carpet length is called the longitudinal density. The number of knots per square meter of the...
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Handmade 1'X5' Red Gabbeh Runner Rc-248

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Rc-248
1 Reviews
$459.00
Persian  hand-woven Gabbeh Runner Rug Rc-248 High durability and excellent quality  Original and beautiful Length: 5' 2.16" (158 cm) / Width: 1' 11.52" (60 cm)
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Bijar Handmade 2'X6' Runner Rug Rc-242

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Rc-242
1 Reviews
$1,150.00
Handmade runner carpet High durability and excellent quality Length: 9' 3" (202 cm) / Width: 2' 4.68" (75 cm)
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Persian Handmade 2'X9' Red Runner Rug Rc-322

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Rc-322
1 Reviews
$1,850.00
Persian hand-woven runner carpet Rc-322 High durability and excellent quality  Length: 9' 8.04" (295 cm) / Width: 2' 11.4" (90 cm) Density: 40 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the...
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Handmade Red 4'X6' Carpet Rc-321

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Rc-321
$2,120.00
Hand-woven silk carpet Rc-321 Outstanding quality and beauty Length: 6' 10.56" (210 cm) / Width: 4' 6.24" (138 cm) Density: 40 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet will be.
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Persian Hand-woven Red 4'X8' Carpet Rc-323

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Rc-323
$975.00
Hamedan Hand-woven Rug Rc-323 Length: 8' 7.44" (263 cm) / Width: 4' 5.04" (135 cm) High durability and excellent quality  density: 20 raj (knot per 7 c3m) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet...
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Hand-woven Persian Style Red 6'X9' Carpet Rc-316

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Rc-316
1 Reviews
$2,700.00
Persian Style Handmade Rug Rc-316 High durability and excellent quality  Length: 9' 6.96" (292 cm) / Width: 6' 7.08" (201 cm) Density: 40 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet...
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Persian 4'X7' Heatset Red Carpet Rc-246

Rc-246
1 Reviews
$399.00
Machine-woven heatset red rug Length: 7' 4.56" (225 cm) / Width: 4' 11.04" (150 cm) Longitudinal density: 2550 density Transverse density: 700 shaneh Note: The number of weft yarns per meter of carpet length is called the longitudinal density. The number of knots per square meter of the carpet's width is called the transverse density. The higher the...
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Persian Handmade 5'X7' Classic Red Rug Rc-252

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Rc-252
1 Reviews
$657.00
Hand-woven classic rug Great quality & Originality Length: 7' 9.6" (238 cm) / Width: 5' 2.88" (160 cm) Density: 15 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet will be.
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Persian Handmade Red 5'X8' Gabbeh Rug Rc-251

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Rc-251
1 Reviews
$1,999.00
Handmade Simple Design Gabbeh Rug Stunning color and high quality  Length: 8' 0.36" (245 cm) / Width: 5' 8.88" (175 cm)
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Bakhtiari 8'X11' Hand-woven Wool Red Carpet Rc-260

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Rc-260
1 Reviews
$1,926.00
High durability and excellent quality  Length: 11' 9.72" (360 cm) / Width: 8' 8.64" (266 cm) Density: 35 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet will be.
Tabriz Hand-knotted Silk Rug Rc-267 full view Tabriz Hand-knotted Silk Rug Rc-267 full view 2
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Tabriz 4'X6' Hand-knotted Silk Rug Rc-267

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Rc-267
1 Reviews
$23,500.00
Tabriz Handmade Silk Rug Rc-267 Luxury with Premium quality  Length: 6' 9" (206 cm) / Width: 4' 11.76" (152 cm)
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Persian Hand-woven Wool 4'X7' Rug Rc-283

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Rc-283
1 Reviews
$849.00
Handmade Red Rug Rc-283 High durability and excellent quality  Length: 7' 6.48" (230 cm) / Width: 4' 11.04" (150 cm) Density: 20 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet will be.
Hamedan Hand-Knotted Red Rug Rc-284 full view Hamedan Hand-Knotted Red Rug Rc-284 full view 2
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Hamedan Hand-Knotted 4'X6' Red Rug Rc-284

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Rc-284
1 Reviews
$1,250.00
Hamedan Hand-woven Rug Rc-284 Length: 6' 1.2" (186 cm) / Width: 4' 11.04" (150 cm) High durability and excellent quality  density: 35 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet...
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Qashqai 5'X6' Handmade Red Carpet Rc-285

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Rc-285
$7,899.00
Qashqai Hand-woven Rug Rc-285 Length: 6' 8.64" (205 cm) / Width: 5' 0.12" (153 cm) High durability and excellent quality  density: 45 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet...
Persian Hand-knotted Red Rug Rc-290 full view Persian Hand-knotted Red Rug Rc-290 full view 2
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Persian 6'X9' Hand-knotted Red Rug Rc-290

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Rc-290
1 Reviews
$2,790.00
Qashqai Hand-woven Rug Rc-285 Length: 9' 11.64" (304 cm) / Width: 6' 4.68" (195 cm) High durability and excellent quality  density: 30 raj (knot per 7 cm) Note: The raj is a unit for measuring the quality of the carpet, which shows the density of the number of carpet knots in the dimensions of 7 cm. the higher the density, the more exquisite the carpet...
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