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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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The Difference Between Hand-Knotted and Tufted Oriental Area Rugs

Daily we receive dozens of telephone calls from clients, insurance, and restoration companies as well as contractors and vendors asking about cleaning or repair services for their “hand-made” rug.  Oftentimes people identify “hand-knotted” area rugs when speaking of “tufted rugs” and vice versa. A Hand-tufted rug is not fully hand made. Instead, a person wields a mechanized tool that is used to shoot pieces

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Hand-Tufted Oriental Area Rugs – Are They Really Hand Made?

  Tufting Gun 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. Creating 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 affordable area rugs. These wool rugs

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