Kashkuli clan is the most important carpet weaver of Qashqai and the
small branch of "Bulu" or "Buli" (called as
Chaghal) is affiliated to this branch. These sixty groups used to
weave the most excellent carpets of Qashqai, until about half a
century ago. Less than one tenth of Qashqai hand woven belongs to
Kashkuli. The other weaving of great Kashkuli, also weaving of little
Kashkuli, are called as "Absolute Kashkuli".
SheshBoluki clan is the greatest sect of carpet weaver in
Qashqai, in which eight sects out of twenty-five sects are weaving
carpet. The most famous are Heybatlu, Arabchupanlu, Kuhi and Doghezlu.
Other hand woven of this clan could not be divided under a special
name and is called as "Absolute SheshBoluki". The most
numerous hand-woven of Qashqai, nearly two fifth, are made by this
Native rugs of this clan, called as “Hashemkhani”, have the same
voguish design of Buli (Kashkuli), but with less finesse. Kilim and
Gabbeh, woven by "Ardkapan" branch of this clan is very
Probably migrated from Lorestan, have lost their identity for a while
and their hand woven could not be distinguished. Summer residence of
Safikhani is on the boundary of Charnahieh and their winter residence
is about Farashband.
Rahimlu clan, which has no tribal independence, but is amortized in
Safikhani tribe. Their summer residence is in boundary of Sheshnahieh
and their winter residence is around Khormoj.
Their carpets were woven mostly for Khan (chief of tribe). Those were
very excellent and very rare.
Chagani consists of two sects, but has no tribe independence and
turned into a branch of Amaleh tribe, travelling with them in summer
Darehshuri weave mostly gabbeh and kilim. Its summer residence is in
Sheshnahieh and Padena, its winter residence in Mahur Milani.