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What is a Jajim handmade carpet?

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Jajim is a handmade carpet with a small thickness. A kind of beautiful substructure that is full of patterns. Its name is derived from the compound word Jiji meaning beautiful and full of figures. The history of Jajim weaving goes back to the villagers and nomads of the Turkic language.

 The fibers used in handmade Jajim carpets are cotton and wool, which, unlike carpets, do not have lint. Handmade Jajim carpet has different types that are mostly woven on one or two sides, like the Jajim of the Qashqai tribe is usually woven on both sides and has congressional patterns and drawings. For making these beautiful pieces of art, After preparing the cotton or wool coils, the weavers place the hanger horizontally, and by holding the threads in place, they start weaving.

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People used handmade Jajim as a mat, rug, and bridal shower gift. During the migration season, they used it as a cover for nomads’ objects. However, this tradition remains strong in many villages.

Due to the type of Jajim vertical stripe pattern, the threads make the pattern and rainbow-like pattern. Weavers fixed and closed Jajim Threads. are in limited numbers. These beautiful floorings are part of Iran’s history and civilization, which can be presumed that is more common in cold regions.

Jajim patterns, like kilims, are made and created by nomads and weaving villagers. Nomads show their environment in beautiful and simple colors and patterns and bring it to the eyes of the audience.

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