persian nain rug repair with knife like rug tool used for rug knotting and rug repairPersian rugs have been around for centuries. They are the original rugs that began the whole rug industry and date back 2500 years ago. Being in existence for so long it is pretty much inevitable that the repairs of these rugs have also accompanied the persian rugs for a similar allotment of time. This trade has been passed down from generation to generation and in many eyes is not just a skill, but a form of art. The repair of Persian rugs takes a highly skilled weaver who has had previous experience weaving rugs in the past. The difficulty level compared to other rug repairs would rank in the higher end of the difficulty scale with finer pieces with intricate patterns being the most arduous matching that of the fine antique rug repair.