What Makes An Oriental Rug Valuable

What Makes An Oriental Rug Valuable

Like other period pieces of furniture, Oriental rugs are valued for their colors, warmth, and for some, their history. Not all these factors are necessary to make a rug more valuable, but there are some factors which must be considered. This is especially true for inherited rugs or rugs that are available in flea markets […]

Why You Should Invest In High-Quality Oriental Rugs

Why You Should Invest In High-Quality Oriental Rugs

Much like other classic pieces of art, a high-quality Oriental rug is an investment piece that may well outlast several generations. When purchased as new pieces, some people may find their initial cost somewhat prohibitive, but what you should consider is that these are investments that pay for themselves in a few years’ time and […]

are silk rugs durable?

Are Silk Rugs Durable?

We’ve discussed the durability of wool for Oriental rugs, but what about silk? Have you found what may be the perfect Silk Oriental rug, but you’re worried about maintenance or durability? We have answers to your questions about silk rugs and what it takes to make sure you treat your new or inherited silk Oriental […]

Your Oriental rug deserve some love

Your Oriental Rug Deserves Some Love!

Now that you have purchased your Oriental rug, how should you care for it? Is it all right just to vacuum it, or will you need specialty cleaners? What do you do if there is a spill? How often should you clean it? If this is the first Oriental rug you own, here are a […]

Kilim Rugs What Makes Them Special

Kilim Rugs: What Makes Them Special?

Though some people consider the use of Kilim rugs to be a newer trend in Western décor, the rugs themselves have been around since ancient times. Originating in the former Ottoman Empire (in particular the region in and around Turkey, Iran, and Mongolia), Kilim rugs are woven rugs that are small and have traditionally been […]

How much is your oriental rug worth

How Much Is Your Oriental Rug Worth?

Much like other treasured pieces of furniture and home décor, you can also get your Oriental rug appraised to determine its monetary value. Unless you, yourself, are an antique appraiser or work in the antique industry, appraisals are best left to the experts. It is ill-advised that you self-appraise. If you have recently purchased an […]

Why An Oriental Rug Is Perfect For An Eco-Friendly Home

Why An Oriental Rug Is Perfect For An Eco-Friendly Home

Eco-friendly decorating is more than just a passing trend. This healthy pro-environment lifestyle is here to stay. According to some of the top interior décor experts, choosing Oriental rugs is the perfect way to highlight your eco-friendly lifestyle and tasteful décor style. Here are some of the reasons why Oriental rugs are considered eco-friendly. Sustainability […]

4 Useful Tips Before Buying an Oriental rug

4 Useful Tips Before Buying an Oriental Rug

Oriental rugs can really pull your home décor together, showcasing your good taste and sharp eye for unique, colorful designs. An oriental rug can bring warmth, light, and harmony to any interior, and while there are no rigid rules to buying and placing oriental rugs, these few guidelines will help you choose an oriental rug […]

Is Your Silk Rug Real Or Fake

Is Your Silk Rug Real Or Fake

Silk rugs have a certain regal, classy look that you will very rarely if ever find in rugs made of any other material. They look absolutely gorgeous in any setting and instantly uplift the overall look of any room. But silk rugs are not just coveted for their good looks alone. There are several other […]

5 Reasons Why People Buy Oriental Rug

5 Reasons Why People Buy Oriental Rug

Oriental rugs have several fabulous characteristics that make them so desirable, from their fabulous patterns and lovely colors to their unparalleled durability. The fact that each rug is entirely hand-woven and one-of-a-kind only add to the allure. Unlike their modern, machine-made counterparts, handmade oriental rugs can last for several generations and their value only increases […]

Traditional Rugs Vs Kilim Rugs

Traditional Rugs Vs Kilim Rugs

Are you looking to buy a new rug but cannot decide between Kilim rugs and traditional rugs? It can be confusing at first but once you learn a little more about the origins and features of each rug type, how they are made, and the differences between the two, you will find it easier to […]

What To Look For In A Sarouk Rug

What To Look For In A Sarouk Rug

A Sarouk rug is a type of Persian rug made in the Sarouk village of Iran. Sarouk was renowned for its carpet weaving industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The most coveted of these rugs are made by a Farahan, a 19th century designer. He was so well renowned, till today these […]

5 Indicators Of A High End Oriental Rug

5 Indicators Of A High End Oriental Rug

When you are shopping for an Oriental rug, you want to make sure that you pick up the best quality rug that you can afford. You may pay more for a high-end rug but the superior quality and looks make the investment more than worth the higher price. Look for these five indicators when searching […]

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