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Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool Or Silk Area Rug Appraisals

Oriental Rug Salon’s appraisal services are relied upon by rug collectors, Oriental rug retailers, insurance companies, and clients who want more information about their cherished area rugs or need a certified value for donation or estate purposes. Recently a rug collector purchased the above Saddlebag for $100.00 and wanted to know more information about his purchase along with the approximate value. Oriental Rug Salon

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Persian and Oriental Area Rug Valuations and Appraisals

A Rug Appraisal is done to identify a rug’s country of origin, the region it was woven, age, design, history and the current value or market replacement cost. Because every hand-knotted rug has a story behind it and that over time some rugs appreciate in value it is ideal to have your rug appraised. Rug appraisals and valuations are done for insurance claims, preparing

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Oriental And Persian Rug Cleaning – What You Need To Know SW Florida

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?

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Fringe Repair For Persian, Oriental and Turkish Area Rugs Throughout SW Florida

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

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What Is A Hand-Tufted Oriental Area Rug?

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

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Bonita Springs Oriental Rug Cleaning and Repairs

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

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Myths About Oriental Rug Values

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

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Naples Fl – Would You Wash Your Persian Wool or Silk Area Rug At A Car Wash?

Wool and Silk Area Rugs Cleaned By Hand Your rugs, whether hand-knotted, antique family heirlooms or modern machine-woven accent pieces — are representative of your style and your home.  They are an investment, truly works of art.  Properly caring for them takes a true professional. Oriental Rug Salon is a boutique rug washing company…many larger rug washing facilities use large machinery to wash rugs

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The Best Method To Clean Oriental Wool Or Silk Area Rugs in SW Florida

Persian and Oriental Rugs Have Been Cleaned By Hand For Hundreds of Years Oriental Rug Salon specializes in professional rug washing and repair services with a commitment to excellent customer service and affordable prices. We do not use impersonal automated rug cleaning equipment that relies on batch washing a dozen rugs at a time and merely delivers an “ok” cleaning. At Oriental Rug Salon

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