Silk Rugs Vs. Wool Rugs

Silk and wool are two of the most commonly used materials in Oriental rugs. Rugs made from either of these materials have different characteristics but both types look absolutely fabulous, making it really difficult to choose between the two. So what exactly are the differences between silk rugs and wool rugs and which one would […]

Oriental Rugs And Art – The Often Overlooked Connection

Oriental rugs and art? Is it even possible to compare the two? A behind-the-scenes look at how rugs are manufactured reveals some very interesting and surprising connections between these two art forms. Oriental rugs are beautiful creations made by only very few, very talented tribal nomads. Each rug is painstakingly hand-woven. There is absolutely no […]

Red Bokhara Rug

A Look At Three Different Types Of Bokhara Rugs

Bokhara rugs are easy to identify, unlike most other Oriental rug types that can sometimes be difficult to recognize because of the many variations within their distinctive patterns. Bokhara rugs feature a repeated design called elephant foot, which is in fact an octagonal gul design. The predominant color of these rugs is deep shades of […]

Oriental Runner Rugs For Your Staircase

Oriental Runner Rugs For Your Staircase

There’s nothing wrong with leaving your staircase bare except that… well… it can look pretty boring. A bare staircase lacks personality and flair. When left uncovered, a staircase is just a functional feature that acts as an access-way between the ground and top storey of your home. But place an oriental runner rug down the […]

Common Misconceptions About Rugs

When it comes to oriental rugs, misconceptions abound. Unfortunately this has led many people to make expensive mistakes when they are looking for an oriental rug for their home or office space. Knowing what is fact and what is myth can help you avoid making such mistakes. Below you will find some of the more […]

Palace Size Bakhtyari Rug 16 x 20

    If you are looking for a rug to add drama to an otherwise subdued décor, this is it! With its bright colors and overly busy design this Bakhtyari is eye catching. Measuring 15’9″ x 20’, this particular piece boasts bold design elements in a combination of rich colors. The colors and design elements […]

Oriental Wool Rugs

Wool Rugs Have Many Benefits

Oriental Wool rugs is a generic term that includes all wool rugs which are woven in the Oriental regions of Persia, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and China. They are all handmade and all materials and dyes used are sourced from natural materials. One of the main materials use on Oriental  rugs is wool. Wool is a natural, […]

Elegant Nain Rug

  Nain rugs are cherished by rug enthusiasts all over the world for their incredibly fine weave and extraordinarily intricate and symmetrical composition. This 10 x 13’4″ rug bears all of the hallmarks of a quintessential Nain rug. The Iran Carpet Company Even better, it bears the signature of the Iran Carpet Company. Established in […]

How To Clean Your Kilim Rug?

If you own a kilim, it is important to know that even though a kilim is a kind of rug, it cannot be cleaned like other rugs. The mistake many kilim owners make is that they use the same tips and guidelines that are laid out for oriental rugs. However, while some of the methods […]

Mashad Runner From Astan Ghots

  Oriental runner rugs with size dimensions of 8’2″ x 30’6″are very rare but that’s only one of the many features that make this Mashad rug unique. The Makers Of Mashad Rugs The rug bears the Astan Ghots signature, which a testament to its exceptional quality. This is a reputed rug-manufacturing company that was established […]

Unique Heriz Rug

Estimated to be about 100 to 120 years,This Heriz rug is an antique and was a prized possession of an ardent rug collector. It took 10 long years of persuasion to get the collector to part with this rug. One look at the rug and it’s easy to see why. A Unique And Intricate Pattern […]

Allover Design Tabriz Rug with Soft Colors

Tabriz rugs are known for their exceptionally high quality ad this fabulous rug does not disappoint. Measuring 11′ 3″ X 16’3″, This Tabriz rug has a beautiful combination of patterns and colors that is a quite unique. The field has an allover design that has been cleverly created using a combination of muted colors including […]