Is A Persian or Oriental Rug a Good Financial Investment?


We’ll be frank: if you’re looking to purchase an Oriental or Persian rug because it will appreciate in value a great deal in a couple of decades, don’t buy the rug. However, if you appreciate the exceedingly high craftsmanship that goes into making one of these exquisite pieces of “working” art (working in that you…Read More

Oriental Rugs vs. Pets and Children


When it comes to living with children and/or pets in a home with beautiful Oriental or Persian rugs, there are several things you can do to make sure the children and pets don’t damage or ruin the rug. Read below for several tips on how to keep your rug looking great when it has to…Read More

Are Oriental Rugs Just for Living Rooms?


Picture an Oriental or Persian rug in your mind’s eye. Where is it? Chances are it on the floor of a living room, isn’t it? Many people equate Oriental rugs with living rooms. After all, we see them on living room floors in movies and on television. So is the living room the only place…Read More

Does an Oriental Rug Work for Every Type of Décor?


Persian and Oriental Rugs work well in traditional style décor but it is easy enough to incorporate the beauty of these special rugs in just about any type of style. Read below for tips on how to make sure your fine rugs work with your interior design. The design of an Oriental or Persian rug…Read More

Rug Image, Patterns, Motifs, and Symbols Meaning


Persian Rug Patterns Learn How to “read” a rug Rug Image, Patterns, Motifs, and Symbols Meaning By Learning the meanings of persian rug patterns, you will be able to “read a rug” and understand what the weaver tells us.The names of Persian rug patterns are derived from the city, village, or tribe where particular patterns were first…Read More

Let’s Celebrate Yalda Night Saturday December 21st, 2013


In the Persian tradition there is a special night coming up it is called Yalda night. You might have grown up calling it the winter solstice this will fall on December 21st  at 11:11 AM CST this year. The December solstice is also known as the “summer solstice” in the southern hemisphere. It is the winter…Read More

Oops! Red Wine And Your Favorite Persian Rug?


“Oops!” is usually the last sound you hear before you see a guest’s red wine fall onto your favorite rug.  As you tell your guest to not worry, you try to quietly blot up the spill, and start to recall this web site address for after your guests leave. Now you sit quietly, compliment yourself…Read More

Hand Knotted VS. Hand Tufted


Although both hand knotted and hand tufted rugs are made by hand, they are very different to one another. The detail and effort that goes into making these pieces of art is the difference maker. The resulting products can have: a different look and feel, which will also affect cost and longevity. Weaving a hand…Read More

Professional Rug Cleaning VS. Carpet Cleaning


Very few carpet cleaning companies have skilled rug cleaning experts, and even fewer have a facility where an Oriental rug cleaning professional can work their magic. Carpet cleaning is more about science and technology whereas, washing and cleaning wool rugs is an art that takes years to master. Anyone can get familiar with equipment and…Read More

Machine Wash


Have you ever seen a tag like the ones above on your expensive and fine rug? You can look all over your rug, and you will never find them. There’s a reason for that! Machines can damage and reduce the value of your rug. When a wet rug is spun, the knots of that rug…Read More

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