What To Do With Your Old Oriental Rugs

What To Do With Your Old Oriental Rugs

Oriental rugs are one-of-a-kind, handmade masterpieces that are works of art for your floor. Most people acquire their rugs through one of two ways – they buy their own or they inherit it. If you’ve purchased a new rug, chances are it will stay looking as good as new for many years, even after you’ve […]

How To Find The Right Rug Size

How To Find The Right Rug Size

Shopping for a new Oriental rug is not only fun, but it sometimes yields unique and undiscovered treasures you weren’t expecting and can’t wait to have. But before you get your heart set on that gorgeous rug you just came across, you need to make sure it will actually fit in the room you plan […]

How To Buy An Oriental Rug

How To Buy An Oriental Rug

Now that you know what to look for when it comes to quality and you understand why some Oriental rugs are so expensive, it’s time to dig into the fun part -purchasing an Oriental rug for your home. We’ve put together a few important purchasing tips for you. Look For All-Natural Materials And Hand-Woven Work […]

why persian rugs are expensive

6 Reasons Why Persian Rugs Are Expensive

For some, a Persian rug is a family heirloom that they may have inherited over a few generations. For others, Persian rugs are a passion. Prospective collectors dream about owning their very first rug and then adding to their collection of these gorgeous creations. This is often where some would-be collectors come across their first […]

A beginners guide to buying a persian rug

A Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Persian Rug

Persian rugs are renowned for their beauty, durability, and warmth. When they are properly cared for and maintained, they can last for several years. Some of the most beautiful pieces are proudly cherished and cared for by many generations. If you have an interest in collecting these rugs for art purposes, we have some tips […]

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 […]

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 […]