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Oriental Rugs in China
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ORIENTAL RUGS IN CHINA

ORIENTAL RUGS IN CHINAOriental rugs are often seen as status symbols in Chinese culture and have been associated with wealth and sophistication since ancient times. The tradition of weaving carpets in China dates to the Neolithic period, making them one of the...

Contemporary rug
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CONTEMPORARY RUGS

The contemporary rug has become a popular style of interior design in recent years. This type of rug is characterized by bold patterns, vibrant colours, and often incorporates modern materials such as synthetics or natural fibres. Popular motifs that are commonly...

MOTH & INSECT DAMAGE IN PERSIAN AND ORIENTAL RUGS
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INFESTATIONS IN PERSIAN RUGS

Oriental and Persian rugs are designed to add a touch of luxury to your home. These intricate handwoven masterpieces are not just beautiful but also expensive and they require maintenance to keep them looking their best. One common problem you may encounter when it...

Summer Design Trends for 2023
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SUMMER DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2023

Looking to add a pop of colour to your home this summer? Persian rugs are the perfect way to do just that! Not only will they bring an air of sophistication and luxury, but they come in a variety of vibrant colours and patterns that can be used as a focal point or...

THE HERIZ RUG
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THE HERIZ RUG

Rugs are one of the oldest and most important forms of decorative art in the world. With their timeless beauty and functionality, they have been a staple in every culture across the globe. And one of the most exquisite and sought-after types of rugs is the Heriz...

What makes a Persian rug tribal
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WHAT MAKES A PERSIAN RUG TRIBAL?

Tribal rugs can be labelled as such when they are crafted by nomadic or settled communities in remote regions of the world, distant from major cultural influences. These communities each have their own distinct and recognizable weaving styles that make them easily...

Kilim Rugs
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KILIM RUGS

KILIM RUGS – HISTORY AND ORIGINKilim rugs have a history that dates back as far as the 14th century, making them some of the oldest known surviving carpets in the world. They were traditionally produced by nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes who inhabited Central Asia...