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What Do The Designs On My Persian Area Rug Mean?

Have you ever wondered what the motifs (designs) on your Persian area rug convey? Each hand-woven area rug has a story to tell and if you can interpret the symbols woven into your rug, you’ll have a better understanding of your work of art. This week let’s examine what “Protective” motifs look like. Stars, Crosses, Dragons and Other Protective Symbols Protective motifs have a

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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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Pet Urine Treatment for Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool and Silk Area Rugs

Approximately 33% of all Oriental, Persian, Turkish and other wool and silk area rugs Oriental Rug Salon is asked to clean contains pet urine. Pets can wreak havoc on nice rugs, especially when they have accidents. Pet urine, feces and “hairballs” can leave permanent stains and cause dye migration if not addressed quickly. Pet urine can also cause permanent damage to your wool and

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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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How To Care For Your Oriental Area Rugs In SW Florida

  Oriental rugs create an atmosphere of upscale beauty, artistry, and elegance in your home that can’t be achieved with the average rug. Although these rugs set a high aesthetic standard, they also require a high standard of maintenance. If you have been looking for ways to better maintain your Oriental rug, please view our video and consider the following helpful tips: Rotate regularly

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Navajo Rugs – America’s Own Hand-Knotted Rug

Navajo rugs and textiles are produced by the Navajo people who live in the four corners area of North America, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. The rugs and textiles were originally for their on practical use, but by the end of the 19th century, Navajo weavers began to produce rugs for tourism and export. Navajo rugs are flat woven on a vertical loom

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Oriental Rug Cleaning in SW Florida – Don’t Let Kids on Commission Fool With Your Rugs.

Wool area rug bled by an inexperienced carpet cleaner. Many people spend years searching before finding just the right Oriental area rug to fit their home.  When it’s time to clean their beautiful textile, in many instances, they are playing a “cat and mouse game” to select the right Oriental rug cleaning company who will care for their area rug without using harsh chemicals

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