Ardekan are among the more commercialized Oriental Rugs woven in Iran. These rugs are made in the central part of Iran where has one of the most rooted rug weaving traditions in the entire Persia. It is located in the Province of Yazd between the cities of Nain and Yazd.
Kashan Rugs are famous for their Kashan designs such as medallion rugs. Their traditional colors are red, blue and ivory are most often made of a medium grade wool.
In the late 1990's, the movie The Big Lebowski featured an Ardekan rug in several scenes.