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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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Persian and Oriental Area Rug Fringe Repair

Fringes are almost always the first area on Oriental or Persian wool or silk handmade rugs that will show signs of wear. The fringe is simply an extension of the rug’s foundation.   Persian and Oriental area rugs are woven on a loom, and the fringe is an extension of the “warp” foundation threads.  Handwoven area rugs are made using a series of warps and

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Ten Myths About Oriental Rugs You Should Know

As Oriental rug cleaning professionals, appraisers and repair specialists, Oriental Rug Salon is fortunate to be the “cleaner of choice” to many interior designers, rug collectors, and consumers who cherish their hand-woven textiles. When speaking with clients we find they really don’t know anything about the history of their rug.  In most cases, the rug retailer gave them “a little story” about the rug

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Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool and Silk Area Rug Repairs Throughout Florida

                    Oriental Rug Salon has an unrivaled reputation throughout the State of Florida for Oriental and Persian carpet and rug cleaning, repair and restoration. Our highly experienced rug weavers specialize in a traditional hand rug repair service for Persian, Afghan, Kilim, Turkish, Silk and Antique rugs, carpets, and runners.  From small rug repairs to a

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Oriental Rug Appraisals – What’s Your Area Rug Worth?

Oriental Rug Salon is proud to lend our experience and certifications to those seeking to obtain a valuation of their cherished Persian, Oriental wool or silk rug. Oriental, wool, and silk rugs are a commodity, and their value is based on quality, availability, supply and demand, knot density, age and the condition of the rug.  The value of rugs can go up or down

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How To Ideantify a Machine-Made Versus a Hand-Knotted Oriental Rug?

One of the most frequent questions we ask clients who rely on Oriental Rug Salon for their area rug cleaning or repair needs is “Can you tell me if this rug is handmade or machine made?” We ask this question so that we can help educate our clients to identify the differences and to help educate them on their particular rug. In almost every

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