Part 1 – Lesson [4 of 5] – Condition of Persian Rugs

With age, rugs can, of course, take a few knocks and scrapes….

…so be sure that the rug you buy hasn’t taken too much damage, or that it can be professionally repaired easily.

Wool rugs are extremely durable — as their pile is thick and strong.

They offer a natural resistance to spills, stains, and foot traffic.

And although silk is a strong natural fiber, silk rugs are more delicate.

The older a rug is the more ‘life’ it has lived.

On older rugs, check for holes, moth damage, fraying fringes / edge.

When you’re buying from a reputable dealer, they will have done all that work for you.

The condition leads us to the overall…


Which we’ll discuss tomorrow.
Talk soon,


Catalina Rug, Inc


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