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Famous Oriental Rug Lovers

Famous Oriental Rug Lovers

If you’re a lover of oriental rugs, you are in the same company as these famous rug lovers! Here are some well known icons who collect Persian & Oriental Rugs: – Christopher Meloni, who plays a tough detective on NYPD’s Special Victims Unit on NBC’s law and order. He first started collecting rugs in 1995 on […]

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 […]