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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 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 Identify A Handmade Wool Area Rug.

There are a few basics you should know about handmade rugs. Once you understand how to identify what makes a rug valuable, you’ll have a greater chance at purchasing a better rug. Rug fibers usually consist of wool in most mid to upper end rugs. High-end rugs may also have silk. Synthetic fibers such as acrylic, polyester, nylon, and olefin (polypropylene) can be found

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