Survival Guide for the First-Time Persian Rug Buyer

If you’ve never before purchased a hand-knotted Persian or Oriental rug, you may be a tad nervous – and understandably so. After all, the reason you’re purchasing one of these gorgeous textiles is because you’ve heard of their beauty, the craftsmanship that goes in to their creation, their extreme durability (centuries, anyone?), and their high cost. You also no doubt

Fringe Repair

The Fringe Benefits of Proper Fringe Repair: Why proper fringe maintenance matters First we have to know how fine rugs are made. Fine rugs are made on a loom. Warps: are the parallel vertical yarns running the length of the rug “interlaced” with the Wefts: horizontal yarns through the warps of the rug. The Warp makes up the backbone of

Will My Persian Rug Appreciate in Value?

If you’ve purchased a new Oriental or Persian rug you may be wondering if it will appreciate in value. After all, you’ve no doubt heard that some antique Persian or Oriental rugs sometimes sell for hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Will your Persian or Oriental rug appreciate in value? But the chance of your new rug appreciating greatly in

Make Your Own Carpet Stain Remover!

Make Your Own Homemade Carpet Stain Remover! Stop Wasting Money on Expensive Carpet Stain Removers! Make Your Own Homemade Stain Remover at Home.[1] This homemade carpet cleaner is cheaper than the ones from the stores, absolutely harmless, without too much chemistry, and what is most important – very effective in cleaning your carpet.1 You will need an empty spray bottle

Who Should Buy a Persian Rug?

Persian and Oriental rugs have panache. A certain je ne sais qua. An ambience that connotes the finer things in life: antiques, bespoke/custom-made suits and gowns, the finest of linens for one’s bed and the thirstiest and plushest of towels for the bath. When we think of Persian and Oriental rugs we picture them in palaces, in the grandest of

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