Where do Oriental Rugs come from and which country makes the best rug?

Any rug that is handmade in countries in or near India , Egypt , China , Pakistan , Afghanistan or Iran ( Persia ) is considered an Oriental rug. In the past, the best rugs were made in Persia . Now, every country makes high quality rugs and poor quality rugs – that’s why it’s important to buy your rug from knowledgeable experts like Persia Oriental Rug Gallery.