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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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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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