In Tibetan weaving crafts, the most remarkable to be a Tibetan carpets.
Tibetan carpets unique weave blanket soft, durable, and bright colorful traditional pattern known. Tibetan carpets are mainly antique Tibetan carpets, Tibetan “mats” are mostly used in home or temple bedding daily. As early as the Yuan Dynasty, Tibetan carpet industry will be very well developed, the most famous city of Gyantse mats Township, appeared “every family has a loom, weaving everywhere heard the sound of” the scene. To the Ming and Qing dynasties, Tibetan carpets have been large-scale production, the city had only one thousand Gyantse specializing in the production of mats. At that time the Tibetan government also set up a production Gyantse Tibetan carpet workshop, built established the mats guilds, the government has assigned a five chemicals industry officials directly manage the production of mats and guilds, Tibetan carpet production, patterns, varieties have strict rules.
Traditional Tibetan carpets are mainly mats, carpets, tapestries three types, it is with Persian rugs, Turkish rugs and was called “the world’s three most famous blanket.”