Because of the nomadic nature of the Balouchi (aka Baluchi) people, Balouchi rugs can be from either Iran, Afghanistan, or surrounding areas.
The colors are typically somber ones such as dark brown mahogany, dark blue, camel color, ivory, and dark purple. Newer rugs use the color red.
The motifs and patterns in Balouchi rugs are geometrical and contain rectangles, hexagons, and octagons. Although plant motifs can be found in the Balouchi rugs, they are rectilinear or geometric rather than curvilinear.