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 […]

11′ x 16′ Red Tabriz Rug with Alabaf Signature

This stunning, one of a kind Tabriz rug bears the Alabaf signature, a signature that by itself speaks volumes about the high quality of the rug. Alabaf rugs have a long, interesting history that spans several generations of the illustrious Alabaf family, with each generation improving upon the quality while still retaining their family tradition. The […]

Price vs. Quality of Oriental Rugs

Price vs. quality, What Should You Give More Importance To When Buying An Oriental Rug? Of course everybody would love to own the finest quality oriental rug but very often the high price can be a seriously limiting factor. The price of a high quality oriental rug can run into thousands of dollars and not […]

Is a Persian Rug a Good Investment?

Persian Rugs Are Investments One of the biggest differences between hand knotted Persian rugs and the machine made varieties is their investment value. You can buy a Persian rug and use it in your home and it will still retain its value after several years provided of course that it is not worn out or damaged. Machine […]

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History of Oriental Rugs in 5-Minutes

The history of oriental rugs goes back several thousand years. From that time to now these rugs have undergone several transformations but interestingly, despite all of the changes in designs and weaving techniques, most rugs have stayed true to form. When it comes to oriental rugs, it really is true what they say – “The […]

Kazak Rugs Buyer’s Guide

What does Kazak  Rugs mean? Learning all the definitions and spellings and origins of the word “kazak”, will take you on an interesting journey from Russia to Armenia to Pakistan and cover topics like politics, history and culture and rugs. This article explains “kazak” in the context of oriental rugs.  Oriental rug names are derived […]

How Oriental Rugs Are Produced

The Timeline & Steps Involved In Producing An Oriental Rug When most of us think about how long it would take to produce an Oriental rug, we only take into consideration the knotting process. However, while rug knotting is a long and laborious process, it is not the only one. The actual process of manufacturing […]

Cleaning Your Oriental Rug

You will have probably read somewhere or the other that the best way to clean an oriental rug is to prevent it from getting dirty in the first place. While theoretically this is sound advice, from a practical standpoint this is easier said than done. Unless you have your rug hanging on the wall or […]

Best Oriental Rugs for Summer Homes

The size of your room and the existing décor of the room are the two main factors to take into consideration when you are looking for rugs. However, there is a third factor that can play a key role in the overall look of the room. That third factor is choosing the right rug for […]