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Know Your Area Rug. Introducing the Gabbeh From Iran.

A Gabbeh is a hand-woven pile rug of coarse quality characterized by an abstract design that relies upon open fields of color and a playfulness with geometry. This type of rug is popular among the populations of the Zagros Mountains of Iran, including Kurdish, Luri and Qashqai people and is usually crafted by women. The word Gabbeh loosely translates to raw, uncut or unfinished,

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Oriental Rug Cleaning – A Right Way and A WRONG Way to Clean

Beautiful hand-knotted area rugs are woven with love, and in many instances, take months or years to create.  They are designed to last many generations with proper cleaning and should NEVER be “cleaned” in the home. Why not? There are two main reasons. The first is that you cannot thoroughly clean a woven textile in the home. Second, in most cases, you are causing

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Oriental Rug Repair – Fringe Replacement – Pet Urine Treatments in SW Florida

Full-Service Area Rug Repair And Cleaning Oriental Rug Salon has an unrivaled reputation throughout the state of Florida for Oriental and Persian carpet and rug cleaning, repairing and restoration. Using only the very best craftsmen and rug weavers, we specialize in a traditional hand rug repair service for Persian, Afghan, Kilim, Turkish, Silk and Antique rugs, carpets, runners, and tapestries. From small rug repairs

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Oriental and Persian Rugs and Carpet Cleaners Do NOT Get Along…

NEVER allow a carpet cleaning company to “clean” your Oriental rug… Hand-knotted Oriental rugs are highly sought after additions to any home. Many of these rugs are unique and handmade, making them one-of-a-kind accents to your homes décor. Oriental rugs can last for generations with proper care and upkeep and many increase in value over time. Never allow a carpet cleaning company the opportunity

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How To Tell The Difference Between A Hand-Knotted And Machine Made Oriental Area Rug

Question:  I have several Oriental area rugs and would like to know how to tell if they are hand-made or machine made… This article is intended to help you tell the difference between a handmade (or hand knotted) rug and a machine made rug. This will help you when you are in the market to purchase a rug. The more you know about rugs

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