handmade persian rugs vs machine made rugs

Handmade Persian Rugs Vs. Machine Made Rugs

There’s nothing better than a good-looking rug when you want to add more oomph and style to your home. However, what most people find challenging is deciding whether they should choose a handmade Persian rug or a machine-made rug. Handmade rugs are more expensive so the question for many prospective buyers is, is it worth […]

Transform Your Space with Runner Rugs

Transform Your Space With Runner Rugs

There is no doubt that runner rugs are a game changer when it comes to enhancing the aesthetics of any space. A small runner rug is perfect to add interest to the far end of the room that is looking a bit bare. On the other hand, a larger rug adds a surprise element and […]

Nain Rugs The Definitive Guide

Nain Rugs: The Definitive Guide

Nain rugs are easily distinguishable from most other types of oriental rugs by their sophisticated designs, very intricate designs and their predominantly silk material.  These are among the newer types of rugs that did not originate as tribal rugs. Nain rugs are primarily city rugs. Special Features Of Nain Rugs Nain rug weavers almost always […]

Is your wool rug authentic?

Is Your Wool Oriental Rug Authentic?

Wool Oriental rugs are in great demand all over the world for their soft lush feel, beautiful colors, and patterns, ease of maintenance and their rugged durability. Weavers in some of the most remote regions in Persia hand weave these rugs using the best quality wool and all-natural dyes that are found in the region. […]

Buying A Silk Rug?

Buying A Silk Rug?

With their intricate designs, tight weave, vivid colors and lovely lush feel, silk rugs are true works of art. In fact, most people who buy these fabulous creations use them to adorn their walls rather than their floors. Here are a few things you should know if you are considering buying a silk rug. Features […]

Kashan Rug Guide

Kashan Rug Guide

Kashan rugs are high quality Persian rugs that are named after the town in which they are manufactured. Situated in central Iran, Kashan is one of the oldest towns in the country. It lies nestled between mountains on its west and the Dasht-e-Kavir desert to the east. Kashan rugs are known for their exquisite beauty […]

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 […]