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  mashad rugs MASHAD carpets MESHAD rugs MASHHAD Antique Meshed Persain rugs Oldcarpet.com Information about oriental ...
Mashad rugs and carpets are mostly curvilinear with a single central medallion, corner floral designs, and very busy curvilinear floral motifs in the background.
Mashad rugs and carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are large (10 x 18 feet).
MASHAD is located 909 km(564 Miles) from TEHRAN in Northeastern IRAN, between the two mountain ranges of Binalood and Hezarmasjed.
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 About Mashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The city of Mashad is situated in the northeast of Iran 909 KM.
Mashad, which is approximately 965 m above the sea level, offers varied climatic conditions with very cold winters, pleasant springs, usually mild summers and beautiful autumns.
The magnificent holy shrine of Imam Reza and the historical and artistic complex attached to it including the courtyards, porticos and porches, the Goharshad Mosque (of Timurid period) as well as its rich museum and library are the most significant sights to be seen by any visitor and pilgrim.
www.sadjad.ac.ir /En/Mashad.htm   (579 words)

  
 History of the Shrine at Mashad
Mashad is the capital of Khorasan province in the North East of Iran, 892 km away from Tehran.
This tower is located 22 kilometers away from Mashad and it is believed that the tomb of Gowhartaj, the sister of Gowharshad Agha Taimuri is here.The facade of the tower is covered with octagon bricks and it has a conic dome.
He was martyred at the age of 18 in Jowzjan in 125 H. His tomb is on the Sarakhs road 50 kilometers from Mashad and one kilometer from Miami village.
www.al-islam.org /shrines/mashad.htm   (2792 words)

  
 MASHAD,Oldcarpet.com,Tapetes Persas Originales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad rugs are mostly curvilinear with the single central medallion and corner floral design, and very busy curvilinear floral motifs in the background.
MASHAD is located 909 kilometer far from Tehran in Northeastern IRAN.
MASHAD also is located between two mountain ranges of Binalood and hezarmasjed.In the year 823 Ad., after the martyrdom of His Holiness Imam Reza in a place around Toos named "Sanabad" which was called MASHAD-e-Reza (place of martyrdom), the main nucleus of today MASHAD appeared.
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 Silk Road Tours - Middle East - Iran - Mashad
Mashad means the place of martyrdom and is an extremely holy city for Shi'ite Moslems worldwide.
The holy shrine of Emam Reza and the surrounding buildings are one of the marvels of the Islamic world and as might be expected all roads in Mashad lead to the sacred shrine.
Near Mashad lies Tus, the home town and burial place of the 11th century poet Ferdowsi, author of the epic Shahname (book of kings).
www.silkroadtours.co.uk /mashad.html   (153 words)

  
 Mashhad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kooh Sangi, is a popular park in Mashad.
The second largest holy city of the world, Mashhad attracts more than 12 million tourists and pilgrims every year, many of whom come to pay homage to the tomb of Imam Reza (the eighth Shi'ite Imam).
In the summer of 2005 Mashhad became a locus of contention in the western media as an Islamic court enforcing Sharia law ordered two teens to be put to death on charges related to homosexual behavior, an action also criticized in some Iranian media as against regulations prohibiting the execution of minors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mashad   (1105 words)

  
 A Saber Carpet Circa 1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad is the capital and largest city in Khorasan.
Mashad carpets are woven in the city of Mashad as well as in the 500 or more towns and villages.
Fine-quality Mashad rugs occasionally are woven with an inscription or signature.
www.sw-asia.com /Rugs/Persian/Mashad/Msh998.htm   (501 words)

  
 Area-Rugs-Source.com: Mashad Persian Rugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad carpets are usually bright and cleverly colored therefore litteraly giving life to any dull room.
Mashad carpets are very well made and they will last a very long time, as would any other persian rug.
However, despite the mass invasion, Khorassan along with many other regions were able to get back on their feet and so the rug industry started up again as the royal courts of Iran did everything in their power to bring this great art back home.
www.area-rugs-source.com /Mashad.html   (477 words)

  
 Mashad Persian Rugs, Persian Oriental Rug, Persian Wool Rug   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad carpets are usually bright and cleverly colored to give life to any dull room.
Mashad is often described as one of the most beautiful cities in Iran.
Mashad is the only place in Iran where the symmetrical and asymmetrical knots are used by weavers within the same workshop.
www.persianrugoutlet.com /Mashad7422Rugs.html   (349 words)

  
 Mashad Rugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad rugs are bright and are cleverly colored, infusing a warm, rich ambiance into any room that needs a creative touch.
The corners of the Mashad medallion-and-corner layout are so long that they either almost meet, and in some cases actually do meet near the center of each border on each side of the rug.
Another feature of the Mashad rug, is the weavers' almost exclusive use of deep red for the background and dark blue for the medallion, corners, and the border.
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 Only-area-rugs.com: Mashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Located in Northeastern Iran, Mashad is an important center of the carpet weaving industry.
This left the country in a state of political confusion for many years, and the rug industry in a state of disorientation, especially in well established areas such as Mashad.
The carpets woven inside of the cities, such as Kashmar, Mashad, Mood, Sabzevar, and Birjand are usually better quality than those woven by the nomads in the area.
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 Mashad Rugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad rugs are curvilinear with a central medallion and corner floral design, with very busy floral motifs in the background.
Mashad is known for producing some of the best wool, and the MASHAD rugs are very high quality.
The Mashad rugs come in different sizes, while the majority are of large size typically 10 x 18 feet.
www.siafarsh.com /mashad.htm   (136 words)

  
 MENAFN - Middle East North Africa . Financial Network News: doha: Qatar Airways has launched its award-winning Five ...
We are now delighted to add Mashad as our second point in Iran and serve the growing needs of our passengers, many of whom will be travelling from neighbouring Middle East markets to Iran," he said.
"Mashad is the first of our three new routes this month as we launch Alexandria on June 9 and Athens on June 15 in line with our expansion plans.
The Doha- Mashad flight, QR 486 departs the Doha International Airport at 12Noon on Monday and Wednesday to arrive in the Iranian city at 3.45pm, local time.
www.menafn.com /qn_news_story_s.asp?StoryId=94381   (414 words)

  
 MASHAD INT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad Int’l Exhibition Co (M.I.E.C) was incorporated in 1998.
MIEC is located in Mashad and it is one of the leading organizers of international and specialized exhibitions in Iran.
It is located at a pleasant area of the city as well as connected to the downtown through neighboring highroads.
www.mashadfair.com /english/Exh_1_P.htm   (186 words)

  
 Mashad (Mashhad, Meshed) Sights at Best Iran Travel.com
The holy city of Mashad, the most important pilgrimage center in Iran, is located in the northeast of Khorasan Province, 892 Km (535 miles) from Tehran and about 80 km (50 mi) from the border with Turkmenistan.
The name Mashad means the Place of Burial of a Martyr.
Tourism is also important to the economy, as over 12 million visit Mashad each year.
www.bestirantravel.com /sights/mashad/mashad.html   (248 words)

  
 Iran Cities - Mashad
The big city of Mashad is about nine hundred kilometers from Tehran in eastern Iran.
The tombs of Iranian poet, Attar; Imam Zadeh Mohammad Mahroogh, and Kamal ol-Molk, the great painter of the early 20th century, are in Neishaboor, 150 kilometers from Mashad.
Apart from its famous carpet, Mashad has some souvenirs including a variety of fur cloaks, crotchet-works, stone and turquoise.
www.samintravel.com /city_mashad.htm   (297 words)

  
 [06-04-97] Fariba Najab, Postcard From Mashad -- Young Afghan-American Woman Found Iran Was "Therapy"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
And no woman was "exposed." I was in the holy city of Mashad, Iran, the land of the "terrorists" and "fanatics," to see my grandparents, refugees from Afghanistan.
And for 20 days, despite Mashad's reputation as a deeply religious, conservative city, I was struck by the contrast between the role of Iranian women in public life and the submissive, powerless image the Western media promulgate.
My four female cousins, ages eight to 24, find life luxuriously free in Mashad compared to life in their native Herat, Afghanistan where the Taliban have practically banished women from public view.
www.pacificnews.org /yo/stories/97/970604-iran-women.html   (958 words)

  
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Located in north-eastern Iran, Mashad is the capital of Khorassan province and an important center of the carpet weaving industry.
Mashad carpets have elegant medallions on floral fields, with color schemes of red or blue.
The capital city is Mashad, where most rugs of the area come to market.
www.rugman.com /AreaRugs/1101070593.html   (513 words)

  
 Global Caravan :: Mashad Rugs - Imported, Handwoven Rugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad rugs have a unique history that insured the quality and beauty of this style is preserved well into the future.
After the 1722 Afghan invasion into Iran, the rug weaving industry of Mashad was decimated because of the killing of many master weavers.
This Mashad's field color is cranberry red with a navy border.
www.globalcaravan.net /Rugs_Mashad_1.html   (139 words)

  
 Iran Caravan - Mashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The city of Mashad is situated 909 km.
In the year 202 AH, after the martyrdom of Imam Reza (AS) in a place around Toos called Sanabad which came to be known as Mashad-e-Reza (Place of Martyrdom) the main nucleus of todays or the present Mashad came into existance.Sultan Mahmood Qaznavi built a mausoleum on the shrine.
However, today Mashad has a unbreakable link with the history of ancient Toos and annually hosts thousands of pilgrims and visitors and is one of the focal points of pilgrims for the Shiite.
www.irancaravan.com /Mashad.htm   (309 words)

  
 Mashad Meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Drawing on previous deliberations participants to the Mashad meeting recommended: (a) The policy of people’s participation be drafted into a plan of action for adoption by the government and be promoted with NGOs and CBOs as intermediaries through roundtable discussions, publication of articles, holding of seminars with participation of researchers, NGO representatives, etc,.
In the 14 meetings held prior to the Mashad seminar input made by the above-mentioned groups were incorporated in the programme and the programme was finalized.
He also expressed gratitude to the Mashad University of Medical Sciences, UN agencies and the Population Council who had provided the funds and handled the logistics of the seminar.
www.iranngos.org /reports/BSCW/Mashad_Meeting.htm   (6439 words)

  
 Iran News - Afghan refugees damage consulate in Mashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
LONDON, Dec 7 (IranMania) - A number of Afghan refugees in Iran?s northeastern city of Mashad held a gathering in front of the Afghan Consulate, inflicting damage on the building, Iran Daily reported.
After six days of wandering in the region, the Afghans returned to Mashad, calling for better organized plans at the Consulate.
Mashad, the center of the Khorasan Province hosts many Afghan refugees as it borders Afghanistan.
iranmania.com /News/ArticleView?NewsCode=27634&NewsKind=Current+Affairs   (282 words)

  
 Sitting room decorated width a Mashhad Hunting Scence design Persian Rug, Persian Carpet Designs - Persian Rug Designs ...
Mashad rugs and carpets have very high quality.
Mashad rugs and carpets have different size and majority of them are large size(10 x 18 feet).
Weaver in MASHAD are using Persian knots, so You should check the back of carpet.
www.farsinet.com /persianrug/mashhad_sitting.html   (282 words)

  
 Mashad Hand-knotted Red/Navy Rug 9'6 x 12'7(Iran)-$699.99 at Overstock.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Enhance your home with the mysticism and enchantment of ancient Persia with this handmade Mashad rug.
Mashad is the capital city of the province of Khorasan in northeastern Iran.
This holy city is famous for the shrine of the eighth Shiite Imam, Imam Reza.
www.overstock.com /se/Mashad_Handknotted_RedNavy_Rug_96_x_127Iran.html   (255 words)

  
 Mashad Handmade Area Rugs, Mashad Persian Rugs Original One-of-a-Kind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Mashad rugs can take thousands of handmade hours to make and Mashad rugs are very valuable as original one-of-a-kind antiques.
Mashad rug prices can vary greatly from rug to rug depending on where the rug was made, who handmade it and the age of the rug.
Many of the Mashad herati, plain, curvilinear, floral, prayer, garden, geometric, and pictorial patterns are at high value and are on sale at big discounts.
www.tvdance.com /shop/persian-oriental-rugs-prices/mashad   (222 words)

  
 Mashad Hand-knotted Rug 9'7 x 12'10 (Iran) 9x11 - larger Large   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mashad Hand-knotted Rug 9'7 x 12'10 (Iran) 9x11 - larger Large
Enhance your home with the enchantment of ancient Persia with this handmade Mashad runner.
It has long been a rug-weaving center due to its location at the crossroads of ancient trade routes.
www.todays-deal.com /Large/9x11----larger/957526.html   (198 words)

  
 Buy Mashad Hand-knotted Red/Navy Rug - 9'1 x 13'1 (Iran) at Lowest Price   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
We are working with Overstock.com to bring you the lowest price on Mashad Hand-knotted Red/Navy Rug - 9'1 x 13'1 (Iran).
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Overstock.com has Mashad Hand-knotted Red/Navy Rug - 9'1 x 13'1 (Iran) in stock, ready for you to purchase at this great price.
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 MASHHAD: IRAN's Holiest City - MASHHAD's Official HomePage
MASHHAD (Mash-Had) is located between two mountain ranges of Binalood and hezarmasjed, 900 Kilometers east of Tehran.
In the year 823 Ad., after the martyrdom of Imam Reza (Muslim Shi'a 8th Imam, Saint) in a place around Toos named "Sanabad" which was called MASHHAD-e-Reza (place of martyrdom), the main nucleus of today MASHAD appeared.
Sultan Mahmood Ghaznavi built a mausoleum opposite to the Shrine and in 13th century AD., due to destruction of Toos city by Mongols, MASHHAD developed and so many people migrated to this city.
www.farsinet.com /mashhad   (392 words)

  
 ASIA GRACE by Kevin Kelly | Tomb of Iman Reza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
We flew up to Mashad from Tehran to visit some of her family.
Inside is amazing, the use of mirrors and gold create a place that should be termed a "temple of light." I have been back to Iran a couple more times since, though I have not returned to the mosque.
I didn't even bother with the Taj Mahal after being inside the mosque in Mashad.
www.asiagrace.com /detail.php?i=14   (228 words)

  
 Re: Price and Validity of Persian Mashad (9'10" x 13'3")
In Reply to: Price and Validity of Persian Mashad (9'10" x 13'3") posted by Mike Crawford on April 19, 1999 at 00:19:46:
The dealer claims that the carpets are genuine Persian Mashads, and that they are 25-50 years old (but overall are in excellent shape...they look like new).
A PERSIAN MASHAD WITH ALL THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE GIVEN IS NOT WORTH $12K TO $15K, THE RETAIL VALUE OF A RUG LIKE THAT IS WORTH ABOUT $3K TO $4K.
www.orientalrugs.com /wwwboard/messages/2026.html   (660 words)

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