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Why Do Some Oriental Area Rugs Stink?

Oriental Rug Salon explains what a “tufted” area rug is, and if it stinks, why it stinks. If you look at the back of an area rug and you cannot see the pattern that appears on the front, chances are you have a “tufted rug.” Unlike hand-knotted area rugs where you can see the same design on the back as the front, tufted rugs

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Cartoons And Oriental Rug Design – The Making of a Tufted Rug

A Persian Cartoon (Stencil) of an Oriental Rug Design Many hand-tufted rugs use high-quality wool so the finished product looks and wears much like a hand-knotted rug. Unlike a hand-knotted rug, a hand-tufted rug is created without tying knots. Making a hand-tufted area rug takes a fraction of the time to make, therefore greatly reducing the cost. As a result, hand-tufted rugs are very

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