Genuine Hand-Washing For Persian and Oriental Area Rugs

A hand-knotted Oriental or Persian rug is a work of art and deserves special care if it is to last for many generations. With regular maintenance, you can preserve the vibrancy of the natural dyes, the suppleness of the wool, and the integrity of the hand-tied knots for future generations to enjoy. When caring for your cherished area rug, a program of professional care

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Oriental Rug Appraisals and Valuations Online

Annually, Oriental Rug Salon performs hundreds of appraisals and valuations for clients nationwide. Most appraisals are from rug owners who simply want to know more about their rug such as its country of origin, the region it was woven, its age, history, design, and its current market and replacement value. Over time, some rugs may appreciate in value, and an appraisal will help prove

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Kilim Persian Area Rugs – The Best Choice in SW Florida

How To Identify A Kilim Rug Kilims rugs are flat rugs that have no pile; they originate from different parts of the world, including Iran,  Pakistan, Turkey, and eastern European countries. Kilims are unique types of rugs because of their history, varied usage, and long tradition. Traditional kilims are made using only natural fibers: wool, cotton, silk, hair. Because kilims have no pile, they

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Know Your “Oriental” Rug. Introducing the Kilim.

When purchasing a genuine Persian or Oriental rug, your salesman may point out a ‘kilim’ rug which looks like a flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug. Kilim rugs are produced from the Balkans to Pakistan and have been found to date back to the fourth or fifth century. Kilim rugs are often referred to by rug and carpet retailers as ‘oriental rugs,’ but they belong

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Persian Rug Cleaning | Oriental Rug Cleaning SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon is experienced and certified in the restoration, cleaning, and repair of all Oriental, Turkish, Persian, wool, silk, and antique area rugs.  Experienced-certified professionals perform our cleaning efforts, and we are proud to be the “cleaner of choice” to many rug collectors, restoration companies, floor covering contractors, appraisers, and rug owners who simply cherish their area rugs. Our cleaning process begins with

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The History and Care of Persian Rugs

Click on the link below to watch a video on how Persian rugs are made. https://www.orientalrugsalon.com/how-persian-wool-rugs-are-made/ A Persian rug is a work of art that can explain the heritage of the region where woven and is primarily produced in Iran and other Islamic rug-making countries in the “rug belt.” Rug weaving is an essential part of the Persian and Islamic culture and art and

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Hand-Washing Oriental, Persian Wool and Silk Area Rugs

Specialists in Oriental Rug Cleaning, Repairs and Restoration At Oriental Rug Salon, we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and only employ highly skilled and experienced craftspeople. Our Oriental Rug restoration team inspect each rug, irrespective of size and value is handled with the same level of skill and professionalism using only the best quality cleaning products and materials. A photographic record

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How To Identify a REAL Persian or Oriental Rug

Exactly What Is An Oriental Rug? As an “Oriental” rug cleaning, restoration and repair company, the professionals at Oriental Rug Salon continuously hear clients referring to their Persian or Turkish area rugs as “Oriental rugs”. The term “Oriental rug” seems to be a catch-all for consumers when they speak about their cherished rugs.  Persian rugs are not “Oriental rugs”, they’re Persian rugs and machine-made “Oriental rugs”

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Online Area Rug Appraisals and Valuations

Oriental Rug Salon is a leading appraiser of hand-knotted and antique Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Gabbeh, Kilim, Bokhara, Navajo, and many other wool and silk area rugs. Valuations, when performed by an unbiased appraiser, are helpful for determining the actual value of an area rug by a third party for the purposes of: Insurance – A certified rug valuation will serve as proof as to

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