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 Are 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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Karastan Area Rug Cleaning Throughout SW Florida

Karastan wool area rugs are renowned for their exquisite beauty, quality, and resilience and are built to last.  Karastan wool area rugs are manufactured in America at the Mohawk Eden, North Carolina mill. Karastan Rug Production Many Karastan wool area rugs are made of high-quality worsted wools of New Zealand. There are two types of Karastan wool rugs: Woven – These types of wool

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Hand-Washing Beautiful Area Rugs Throughout SW Florida

At Oriental Rug Salon, we don’t just provide a surface-clean result – we make sure the rug has been thoroughly cleaned, deodorized, and sanitized from the inside out. Our thoroughly exhaustive hand-washing process includes several steps to ensure the best results. First, the area rug is inspected and photographed so that we can determine the best cleaning method for that particular area rug. Second,

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