16th-century Persian Kerman carpet ( 8′ 9″ × 6′ 5″ ) pictured above – known as The Clark Sickle-Leaf Vase Carpet – sold for more than $33 (USD) million at Sotheby’s, New York. Despite the city of Kerman being located in one of the poorest provinces of Iran, it has been producing fine Persian rugs and carpets since the sixteenth century. Kerman is a city and
Oriental, Persian, Wool & Silk Area Rug Cleaning During trade shows, educational meetings with interior designers and occasionally by new clients, we’re often asked what the difference is in what we do and that of a carpet cleaning or machine based rug cleaning plant. Hopefully this blog post will shed some light on the differences and help the reader avoid a potentially costly mistake.
Custom Cut Area Rug Padding Often, we’re asked if area rug padding for an Oriental rug is a good idea and if so, what are the benefits. The short answer is YES! Rug padding provides a protective layer between the rug and the floor. Padding keeps rugs from slipping and buckling while acting as a shock absorber so foot traffic causes less wear on
Wool area rug involved in water intrusion. Dry rot and mold present. When a flood or any water leak or spill happens, it is important to know what to do to save your valuables and, equally important, to do it as quickly as possible! Water or Flood damage is a major cause of mold and mildew growth. Mold and mildew will begin to develop
Tree of Life Design As it is documented in the Tree of Life Persian rugs, legend has it that a cypress tree planted by request of a Zoroastrian Prophet, this tree grew to be so big that 10,000 sheep could use it for shade and thousands of birds lived within the branches. When the neighboring King heard of this massive tree he ordered it