A Hurricane, Flood Damage, and Your Rugs

None of us could have predicted the devastating damage done by Hurricane Harvey. As Dallas residents, it’s easy for us to say things like, “At least you’re okay!” to our friends in Houston, but the truth is, our friends are not okay. Homes have been destroyed and precious belongings have been damaged. Ever since the hurricane hit, we have been

Why is My Pet Marking My Persian Rug?

If you’re reading this blog, chances are, you have a pet that just won’t stop marking your Persian rug. Rest assured- you are not alone. This is actually a fairly common issue among many Persian rug owners. Although we mainly see inappropriate marking occurring among puppies and kittens, adult dogs and cats can also be frequent markers themselves. Let’s find

Making Persian Rugs: Gathering and Dyeing Wool

Just How Handmade Are Persian Rugs? When we say Persian rugs are handmade, we really mean it! Every part of the traditional Persian rug creation process- shearing the sheep, dyeing the wool, creating the yarn, weaving the fibers, washing and finish the rug, and everything in between- is done by hand. This month’s blog will focus on the first steps

Baking Soda and Persian Rugs: Taking Steps to Minimize Pet Damage to Your Rug

Taking Steps to Minimize Pet Damage to Your Rug If you’re reading this, chances are, you have a pet at home! Does your furry friend just love to mark everything, including your Persian rug? Lament no more, because there are steps that you can take at home to minimize the damage done to your rug. While these steps cannot replace

Preventing and Fighting Moths Living in Your Persian and Oriental Rugs

Preventing and Fighting Moths Living in Your Persian and Oriental Rugs Moths will eat anything, and your rug is no exception. Moths are one of the worst enemies of any fine rug, especially older and antique rugs. You should be especially aware of the cloth moth, as this is the type of moth that would love to feast on your

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