The Iranians have done it again, not only do they create amazing Persian Rugs, but they have now set the world record for the largest area rug. Choose quality area rugs from Milwaukee anytime here. Check this out.
Magic carpet: Iran breaks Guinness World Record with massive fabric feat
A giant carpet, woven by over a thousand Iranian artists, has entered the Guinness Records book as the largest handmade rug in the world.
The carpet- 133 meters long and almost 48 meters wide- was designed by Iranian artist Ali Khaliqi and made by some 1,200 artists, Iran’s Press TV reports.
It took those involved 18 months to create the 5,634 square meter masterpiece, which weighs 48 tons. The design now covers the floor at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
Iran is the world’s largest producer and exporter of handmade carpets, generating three quarters of the world’s total trade. See it here: