At Oriental Rug Salon, every Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool and silk area rug is treated as an individual piece of art and cared for by the love, experience, and hands of a certified textile cleaning professional. We do not use impersonal “rug cleaning machines” and each area rug trusted to us is cared for one at a time. Handwoven wool and silk area rugs
Oriental Rug Salon provides safe and secure rug storage for all types of rugs, from Persian and Oriental carpets and family heirlooms to wool and silk area rugs and tapestries. Our storage facility is climate controlled, pest free, alarmed with a state of the art security system including motion and heat detectors as well as video monitored twenty-four hours a day. We are located
Wool Recently Dyed In The Curing Stages The following article was written by Lisa Wagner, a second-generation rug care expert, NIRC Certified Rug Specialist and an owner of K. Blatchford”s San Diego Rug Cleaning Company. She was recognized as the 2006 Cleanfax magazine Person of the Year for her industry contributions. Rugs should be regularly cleaned. But not cleaned in the home. “Why not?
Hand Woven Silk Fringe Repair Fringes are almost always the first area on a Persian, Turkish or other wool or silk hand-knotted rug that will show signs of wear. The fringe is merely an extension of the foundation’s area rug and runs through the entire carpet. This extension is known as the “warp” and is used to weave each wool or silk knot around
A Hand-Tufted Area Rug The process for creating a hand-tufted rug is drastically different than hand weaving an Oriental, Persian or Turkish area rug. Hand-Tufted area rugs are made by punching strands of wool into a canvas or “cartoon” that is stretched on a frame with the help of a hand-operated tool. This process is not very time-intensive and does not require the same
WHEN IT COMES TO THE HAND WASHING OF ORIENTAL RUGS, WE ARE THE EXPERTS YOU CAN TRUST. Washing a rug by hand is a process, which if done correctly, can restore your rug or carpet close to its former glory. Hand washing is an art form, not a mechanical process, and should only be performed by experts who know how to avoid damaging your
When it comes to Oriental, Persian, Chinese, wool and silk area rugs, their history seems steeped in mysteries of the East. It can start with a rug retailer giving a “little story” about the rug to enhance the sale. Or just wrong information which is repeated so many times it takes on a life of its own. So like Myth Busters on television let’s