- Antique Oriental Rugs Dealers By : George Royal
These are the largest antique Oriental rug dealers, importers,
providers, online galleries and companies available in the
- History of the Pazaryk Rug By : Tony Sidney
The oldest complete area rug was discovered by Russian Professor
Sergei Rudenko in 1949 during the excavation of burial mounds in
Southern Siberia, close to the border with Mongolia. The burial
mounds were located in the Altai Mountains in the Pazeryk Valley.
- Your Antique Caucasian Rug - From Legends And Lost Traditions By : Arnold Hexden
The weavers from Caucasus learned the art of rug-making in the
16th and 17th centuries from the Persians and like all people
living in mountainous areas, they conserved their legacy of
mastering the carpet-weaving craft, by passing down their
knowledge from generation to generation.
- A Nain Persian rug - Simply Perfecta By : Arnold Hexden
These rugs come from a very small desert town called Nain, 150km
from Isfahan, in the heart of Iran. The city of Nain has a
relatively short history of carpet weaving; at the beginning of
the 20th century they were renowned for their production of fine
- Types of Persian Rugs By : Thomas Lindblom
Persian area rugs are typically classified either as Persian
Tribal Rugs or Persian City Rugs. Within these two categories
the different Persian rugs get their names from the tribe or
city in which they are designed and manufactured.
- Tibetan Rugs By : john alis
Tibetan carpets were influenced more by tribal culture than Persian or Turkish
design. What is unique about Tibetan rugs is that everything is virtually done by hand. Tibetans used wool from the tribes’ sheep or other animals, which created long, high quality shiny strands of yarn.
- Persian Rugs By : john alis
Persians were some of the first carpet weavers in documented
history. It is widely thought that Persian nomads used wool from
their sheep and goat herds to create knotted rugs dating back to
as early as 500 BC. The rugs were used in their tents to protect
them from the harsh elements.
- Moroccan Rugs By : john alis
Moroccan weaving began before the 17th Century by the Berbers,
an indigenous tribe that occupied the Middle and High Atlas
around the Plains of Marrakesh before the Arab invasion. The
weaving, done by Moroccan women, produced rugs, blankets and
fabric wall-coverings, for domestic purposes.
- Chinese Rugs By : john alis
China has produced hand-knotted rugs for thousands of years.
There are reports of rugs being woven in north-central China, in
the area around Ningxia, as early as 1696. However, there was
never a real rug industry until the 1860’s when workshops were
set up near Beijing and rugs were commissioned by the imperial
- Repairing Persian Rugs By : Jennifer Breyer
Repairing Persian rugs is important to keep them looking great and holding their value. This job can be a very delicate operation, however, and only someone who is qualified and experienced should be used to do the repairs.
- All about Your Wool Area Rug By : vikram kumar
If you are thinking of livening up your room with a distinctive piece of art, your options are not limited to paintings, antique furniture, and ornamental plants.
- How Karastan Rugs Are Made By : vikram kumar
If you were able to purchase a Karastan rug with a discount, it’s a stylish steal.
- Area Rugs Go Way Back By : vikram kumar
We have used area rugs since the start of civilization. The Paleolithic men use rugs that are made from animal skin and reeds.
- Beautify Your Home with Karastan Rugs and Save More By : vikram kumar
Many people choose hardwood flooring and wall carpeting to add beauty in their homes.
- Choose the Best Oriental Karastan Rug By : vikram kumar
If you want to add more life to your flooring, you might probably consider using pieces of Oriental area rugs.
- Everything You Need to Know about Karastan Rugs By : vikram kumar
Karastan, the leading manufacturer of rugs, is always known for innovation and excellence.
- Information on a Handmade Area Rug By : vikram kumar
Rugs have found their way into homes as an interior decoration. Nowadays, rugs and carpets are not only used to pad hardwood floors.
- Own a Karastan Oriental Rug Now By : vikram kumar
We all live in a fast changing world, and the need for us to feel warmth and comfort after a very tough day at work continues to grow.
- Taking Care of your Karastan Rugs By : vikram kumar
One of the world’s finest area rug manufacturers is Karastan, making designs with high quality and luxurious appearance to delight customers.
- The Modern Designs of Area Rugs By : vikram kumar
Whatever modern area rug you want to buy for your home, you have to make sure that it matches the interior design of your home.
- The Natural Beauty of Seagrass Area Rugs By : vikram kumar
There are different designs and styles of area rugs in the market. One of these is the seagrass rug, which comes in cool colors like tan, brown, and green.
- Use Area Rugs to Beautify Your Rooms By : vikram kumar
There are several ways that you can employ to make the interiors of your home appear beautiful and exotic.
- Discover the History and Art of Rag Rugs By : April Kerr
In the 19th century there were some communities like the Amish and Shakers who believed in living simple lives and no wastage. The womenfolk made designs and patterns using old clothes and rags which later were used for decorating homes. The early Americans used these rag rugs as a means of covering the holes on the walls of their cabins. This also proved to be a good way of training young girls.
- Decorating With Large Tapestries By : Gen Wright
Many homeowners looking to decorate their walls have been neglecting tapestries. Most just look at paintings, photographs, and other artifacts. That is a shame because tapestries are one of the most unique and elegant wall decoration items that one can possibly find.
- Area Rugs Through the Ages By : Amanda Somers
These days, there are many types of rugs that are available in the market. But do you know where it actually came from? Area rugs are generally divided into two main classifications: the Western and the Asian. It was found out that Western Area Rugs originated in Spain during the 13th century. These were woven intricately by those from the Islamic nations and were then imported.
- Getting Hooked on Rugs By : Marie Wakefield
Dating to the early 19th century, these hooked rugs (different from yarn sewn or rag rugs) originated in the New England states and Canadian Maritime Provinces. They were primitive and utilitarian, done with pictorial, floral and geometric designs, often portraying a subject from the maker's life: a home, farm, barnyard animals, pets, birds and flowers. Wool, flannel, and cotton pieces were cut into 1/4 inch-wide strips and then pulled in loops through a stiff woven backing such as burlap.
- Current Tapestry Trends By : Mike Smith
Tapestries are a wonderful creative expression, an art form, which has survived generations. Since about seven hundred years, tapestries have combined art with the practical necessity of home decoration. The year 2009 has seen the return of tapestries in all their glory as fabulous, fashionable pieces of home décor.
- An Guide To Rugs By : Ray Cummings
Movable carpets having finished sides are known as area rugs. This phrase had been previously used for the clothing employed by human beings to protect their dogs and cats from climatic changes. Rugs can be made use of atop your carpets or perhaps on the plain floor. They can be found in a variety of colours and also styles and help customize the appearance for the room.A number of the different types of rugs are: