ORIENTAL RUG BLOG

Oriental Rugs as an Investment

Oriental Rugs as an Investment

Oriental Rugs as an Investment Weighing Your Options There are many benefits of investing in an oriental rug. We have cherished them for centuries because they are typically made with such high prestige and care, crafted with the highest quality of fibers. Oriental rugs are always in style, they are truly classical and always in vogue. […]

Oriental Rugs and Colour

Oriental Rugs and Colour

Oriental Rugs and Colour –   The Meaning of Colour in Persian & Oriental Rugs Want to indulge your home? Transform a room? Having an oriental rug will do these things. They will also add warmth and character at the same time. They do not only take away bare floors and cold feet, they always add […]

From Ashgabat to Istanbul – Oriental Rug Show

From Ashgabat to Istanbul – Oriental Rug Show

Oriental Rugs From Canadian Collections Oriental Rug Show This past February I had the privilege  of visiting the Textile Museum in Toronto, to see their exhibit “From Ashgabat to Istanbul“. The museum presented us with 75 oriental rugs, salt bags, tent bags and also some camel headdresses. Some of these came from private collections and also from the […]

What's in an Oriental Rug Name

What’s In an Oriental Rug Name?

What’s in an Oriental Rug Name? An Oriental Rug name conjure up images of far away exotic lands, they sound mysterious and romantic – but how do these beautiful rugs get their names? – A Brief History Lesson Oriental rugs are named for their design, tribes or the location of origin. For example here are a […]

Authentic Oriental Rugs

Authentic Oriental Rugs

Characteristics of Authentic Oriental Rugs Authentic Oriental Rugs are hand knotted or hand woven rugs from the near, middle or far East. The majority of Oriental Rug producing countries are, Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal and China. This also includes some North African countries like Morocco and Egypt. Oriental rugs are made of natural fibers, most […]

Tips on Caring for Oriental Rugs

TIPS ON CARING FOR ORIENTAL RUGS

Caring for Oriental Rugs Even though Oriental Rugs are extremely durable it is always important to have them cared for properly. If you want to enjoy your Persian & Oriental Rugs for years to come, here are a few tips on Caring for Oriental Rugs to ensure they last for generations. Persian & Oriental Rug Cleaning Oriental […]

Oriental Rug Buying Guide

Oriental Rug Buying Guide

Oriental Rug Buying Guide You are about to make the purchase of a lifetime. You are shown two diamonds of equal size and similar style, but they are priced very differently. The knowledgeable salesperson will educate you about the differences in clarity, colour, and cut that makes a stone a higher quality, and thus more […]

Paradise Floor-A Poem about a Persian Rug

Paradise Floor-A Poem about a Persian Rug

Paradise Floor- A poem about a Persian Rug This paradise at my feet beauty all consuming. Fascination falls to my core this pleasure I adore. Compelled by such peace eyes feast on fancy filigree and intricate kaleidoscope lines, burn into squinted vision. Rich, lavish wool dyed from this earth- I stand taller still. Created by […]