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 […]

Decorating With Rugs FAQs

Decorating With Rugs FAQs

Deciding to decorate with Oriental rugs is easy. These floor coverings are so beautiful they enhance the look of any room that they are put in. However, the key lies in choosing the right rug for your space. This is where many questions often arise. With rugs available in a wide array of shapes and […]

The Artistry Of Kilim Rug Weaving

The Artistry Of Kilim Rug Weaving

One look at a Kilim and you know that you’ve found something truly special. This is no ordinary type of rug. Kilims are different from most types of rugs in so many different ways but one of the most notable differences lies in the absence of any pile. Kilim is a flat, no-pile rug that […]

Decorating with Hand Knotted Persian rugs

Decorating With Hand Knotted Persian Rugs

If you are planning on decorating your home with hand knotted Persian rugs, you must take time to understand the difference between a hand-knotted Persian rug and an Oriental rug. Novices often use these terms interchangeably, but a Persian rug expert knows there is a huge difference between the two. What Is The Difference Between […]

How Hand Knotted Oriental Rugs Are Priced

How Hand Knotted Oriental Rugs Are Priced

When you are looking at hand knotted Oriental rugs, your first thought may be that they are priced quite highly. Considering price does play a major role in your decision to purchase a rug, it is necessary to understand how Oriental rugs are priced so that you can determine whether or not it is worth the […]

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. […]