Vintage Tribal Afghan Baluch Prayer Rug Baluch rugs originated from the mixture of three different regions, giving them a distinct style that's adopted several different cultures into its designs. They go well both as tapestries as well as floor mats. The Baluch rug's size is perfect for filling up the gap of non-decorated space in your homes. These rugs can make any environment a bit more warm and cozy, adding a little antiquity, and perhaps even something to talk about during tea breaks. These rustic Baluch rugs are an Oriental rug you should definitely consider looking into. Baluch rugs are also known as Baluchi or Beluchi. These rugs are hand-knotted by the nomads of Baluch. Baluch or Baluchistan is the area between the borders of Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan-- this is why Baluch rugs are said to be a mixture of three different regions. They are the kind of rug when sold in every region. Where they're sold, however, gives them their label. If a Baluch is sold in Iran, it's a Persian rug. If a Baluch is sold in Afghanistan, it's known as a Herat product.