compact space problems? choose small rugs

Compact Space Problems? Choose Small Rugs

Large Oriental rugs look mesmerizing sitting right in the center of your living rooms. With their elaborate patterns, striking color combinations, and eye-catching motifs, it can be difficult to resist their allure. Unfortunately, placing a large sized rug into a compact space is far from satisfactory. It will result in your room looking cramped and […]

The Rug Buying Guide

The Rug Buying Guide

Using Oriental rugs is a fantastic way to add to the overall look of any room and enhance the beauty of the entire space. The key to bringing your vision to life lies in choosing the right rug for the space. This rug purchase guide will help you navigate the world of Oriental rugs and […]

Heriz And Serapi: What Sets Them Apart

Heriz And Serapi: What Sets Them Apart

Heriz are informal village rugs that are produced in the city of Heriz in the province of East Azerbaijan in North West Iran. These rugs are woven with the Turkish knot. Interesting Facts ABout Heriz Rugs Heriz rugs have a few very distinct characteristics that set them apart from other Oriental rugs and make them […]

7 Ways You Could Be Destroying Your Persian Rug

7 Ways You Could Be Destroying Your Persian Rug

Although Persian rugs are surprisingly hardy and durable, they need to be looked after so they can keep looking good. Many rug owners inadvertently damage their expensive investments only because they are not aware of the various factors that could damage their rugs. Here are 7 ways you could be unknowingly destroying your Persian Rug. […]

8 Things To Remember When Buying A Tabriz

Tabriz rugs are known for their fine texture, exceptional quality, and a wide variety of colors and patterns. These hand knotted rugs truly highlight the unparalleled talent and skills of the weavers of Tabriz, in north western Iran. The skills have been passed down through the generations and the quality of the rugs has remained […]

Introduction To Peshawar Rugs

Introduction To Peshawar Rugs

“Transcription:¬†Hello, my name is Rose and welcome to Catalina Rug. This is a Ferahan rug or Peshawar rug, that made in a Pakistan from vegetable dye and hand-spun wool. As you see, the color is very subdued, so they come different color, different pattern.¬†But most of them is all over, very few in a medallion […]

The Beautiful Kashan

The Beautiful Kashan Rugs

Kashan rugs are manufactured in the town of Kashan, which is situated in the Isfahan province in the center of Iran. The rulers of the Safavid dynasty used this town as their holiday getaway, leaving behind a legacy of holiday homes featuring stunning architecture. The rugs manufactured in the town of Kashan are just as […]

Bijar Rugs- The Iron Rug Of Persia

Bijar Rugs – The Iron Rugs Of Persia

Bijar rugs are manufactured in Bijar, located in the Kurdistan region in Northwestern Iran. The town of Bijar lies at the centre of a major weaving area reputed for producing rugs of very high quality. Cotton, sheep wool or camel wool are the main materials used as the foundation of these rugs. The pile almost […]

The Fabulous Gabbeh Rugs

The Fabulous Gabbeh Rugs

Gabbeh rugs are woven by nomadic tribal weavers who live in the Zagros mountain range. Originally these rugs were woven by the tribals for their personal use, to protect them from the bitter winters that were prevalent in the region. The striking designs and fabulous colors of these rugs soon made them popular amongst home-owners […]

Read A Rug Through Its Patterns

Read A Rug Through Its Patterns

Everybody who owns an Oriental rug is sure to admire its inherent beauty but very few actually know that the patterns of a rug actually have some meaning. Oriental rug weavers tell a story through the patterns that they choose. Knowing a little bit about the patterns will help you to read the rug that […]

Kerman Rug

A Guide To Kerman Rugs

Towards the South of Iran, in an oasis in the exotically named desert Dast-e-Lut, lies a town called Kerman with a population of about a quarter of a million. Founded in the 4th Century, this city was an important destination when trade flourished between India and Iran centuries ago. Today, it has earned a pride […]

Kazak A Prized Possession

Kazak Rug: A Prized Possession

As with most types of oriental rugs, kazak rugs too are named after the place they are manufactured. Kazak, a small city where these rugs are manufactured, is located in the northwestern area of Azerbaijan. These rugs are usually hand-knotted by the women weavers who used traditional construction techniques and dyes to create rugs that […]