The etymology of the city name comes from Kasian, the original inhabitants of Kashan whose remains are found at Tapeh Sialk dating back 9,000 years over mellenia this changed to kashian and the the town became kashan.the Persian word Kashi, which translates into the English word tile. Kashan is the first of the large oases along the Qom-Kerman road which runs along the edge of the central deserts of Iran. Its charm is thus mainly due to the contrast between the parched immensities of the deserts and the greenery of the well-tended oasis. See Kashan on the map.
- Kashan’s world-famous carpets, Kashan is also well-known for its silk and the glazed earthenware tile called kashi after it’s place of manufacture. the city has long been noted for its silk textiles, ceramics, copper ware, rose water (golab) from the well-known rose fields of Qamsar, as well.