The fertile and vast province of Azarbaijan is divided into two provinces, i. e., east and west.
Carpet weaving has never been popular in West Azarbaijan. On the contrary, in East Azarbaijan, the development of this industry has always been considerable and worthy of attention. In the last one hundred years, Azarbaijan province has had its outstanding share in contributing to the expansion of the carpet industry
The Afshars are one of the greatest nomadic tribes of Iran. Their most famous member was Nadir Shah, the eighteenth century king who defeated an Afghan insurrection and went on to capture Delhi from which he carried the Peacock Throne back to Iran amongst other spoils. Nowadays, the Afshars are famous chiefly for their