Termeh

The Persian word Termeh refers to a type of expensive cloth woven from very soft threads. Termeh weaving is one of the oldest Persian arts, and a work of Termeh is defined as “a patterned cloth with colorful floral and paisley designs.”

A valuable handicraft, Termeh was traditionally woven by hand from silk, while, today, most Termeh cloths are machine-made. Termeh comes in various patterns and color palettes. Used to harmonize with sky blue and navy blue, azure is among the most common colors in Iranian and Kashmiri Termeh. Beautiful color harmonies are a stable feature of Termeh cloths.

Steps of Termeh weaving

The usual steps taken in weaving a Termeh cloth are:

1.     Preparing the main materials, i.e. wool and silk

2.     Washing and cleaning the wool

3.     Whitening the wool

4.     Fixing the whiteness

5.     Dying the wool with natural dyes, which come from roots, stems, flowers, leaves, fruits, and barks.

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Termeh patterns

Termeh artists use a variety of patterns in their works, including:

·       Gol-e Shah Abbasi (“Shah Abbas flower”)

·       Regular paisley

·       Cypress paisley

·       Golzar (“flower field”)

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Termeh products

There’s a great variety of Termeh clothes, some of which are:

·       Tablecloths

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·       Handbags

·       Shoes

·       Cushion cover

·       Poshti covers (cushion)

·       Prayer rugs

·       Boxes (gift boxes, tissue boxes, cutlery boxes, chocolate boxes)

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How to tell authentic from fake Termeh

Thanks to their varied uses, Termeh products are vastly popular. However, most Termeh enthusiasts don’t know how to tell a genuine Termeh from a fake one. Here, Cyruscrafts takes a look at what you need to check to identify an authentic Termeh:

·       Even and matching colors

·       Authentic and woven patterns

·    Softness: A genuine Termeh is extremely soft, so it can be easily distinguished by simply feeling it. If it felt rough, however, it means the Termeh is fake.

·   Main material: Persian handwoven Termeh clothes are expected to be of high value, so they’re always woven from top-grade silk and are completely free of materials such as rayon, polyester, or cotton. Many Termeh products are made from low-grade main materials, which means they’re not genuine, high-quality Termeh.

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·       Reasonable price: A Termeh is a work of art made with care and through a time-consuming process. Therefore, Termeh products are of high value and more expensive. So, if a Termeh is sold as handwoven but priced similarly to or lower than machine-made Termeh, its authenticity should be doubted!

Which cities in Iran produce Termeh?

With a Termeh weaving tradition that goes back many generations, Yazd is the cradle of this traditional Persian handicraft. Today, the majority of Persian Termeh is produced in Yazd, Isfahan, Kerman, and Mashhad. “Razavi Termeh” is a type of Termeh produced in Mashhad and used for making prayer rugs.

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Which countries are Iranian Termeh exported to?

Famous internationally and popular in numerous countries, Persian Termeh is currently exported to the US, Canada, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Turkey, the UAE, Armenia, China, the UK, and the Arab Persian Gulf countries.

Cyruscrafts specializes in the supply, sale, and export of the finest Persian handicrafts, including works of Termeh. We bring you high-class, one-of-a-kind products that will liven up and individualize your home or workplace.

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Royal Termeh Tablecloth HC- 475

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$99.00
High-Quality Termeh Size: 96*96 cm Material: Fabric Weight: 1 kgr Color: Blue Made by professional art masters
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Special Termeh Tablecloth HC- 491

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$139.99
Special Termeh Tablecloth High Quality Termeh Size: 90*90 cm Material: Fabric Weight: 530 gr Color: Yellow
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Home Accessory Termeh Table Runner HC- 231

$20.00
High-Quality Termeh made in Iran Size: 57.08 * 18.11 inch (145*46 cm) Weight: 350 gr Color: Multicolor Usage: Home / Home-office / office Decorative Material: Fabric
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Unique Termeh Tablecloth HC- 469

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$105.00
High-Quality Termeh Size: 96*96 cm Material: Fabric Weight: 1 kgr Made by Professional artists
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Beautiful Termeh Tablecloth HC- 487

Termeh sermeh
$120.00
High-Quality Termeh Size: 50*40 cm Material: Fabric Weight: 1.2 gr Color: Blue Made by professional artists
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Royal Termeh Runner HC- 330

Termeh Hashemi Yazd
$235.00
High Quality Termeh Size: 100*30 cm Material: Fabric Color: Red Usage: Home / Home-office / office Decorative
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Termeh Runner Tablecloth HC- 42

$93.00 $105.00
Termeh Runner Material: Rayon, Cotton, and Wool Fibre Size: 45 cm * 165 cm Weight: 135 gr Usage: Home / Home-office / office Decorative
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Silky Termeh Runner HC- 245

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$84.99
High-Quality Termeh Fabric Made by Professional artists Size: 150*50*2 cm Material: Fabric Color: Blue Usage: Home / Home-office / office Decorative
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