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Oriental, Persian and Turkish Rugs – Their Value and Role In Religion

When thinking of Persian or Turkish rugs, it’s not uncommon for people to think of the Islamic faith based on where these rugs are made and the dominant religion of the region. When thinking about beautiful hand-woven rugs, did you know that in addition to Muslim, other religions have also used rugs as part of their worship? Most rugs on today’s market are not

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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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Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool and Silk Area Rug Repairs Throughout Florida

                    Oriental Rug Salon has an unrivaled reputation throughout the State of Florida for Oriental and Persian carpet and rug cleaning, repair and restoration. Our highly experienced rug weavers specialize in a traditional hand rug repair service for Persian, Afghan, Kilim, Turkish, Silk and Antique rugs, carpets, and runners.  From small rug repairs to a

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Oriental Rugs and Fiber Protector – The Perfect Combination

Water beads on protected wool fibers Sheep produce large amounts of lanolin that helps protect their skin and “coats” by providing waterproofing” and wear resistant properties.  When their wool is sheared to create beautiful area rugs, coats, and other consumables, the natural protection is no longer produced, and the wool is subject to staining and fiber deterioration. To preserve wools natural stain fighting properties

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Every Wool and Silk Area Rug Is Unique – That is Why We Wash By Hand

For the most part, in SW Florida, there are three ways to “clean” an Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool or silk area rug.  The method you choose will determine if your rug survives the “cleaning” as well as the thoroughness and result of the effort. Hand-Washing – Just as you would hand wash fine cashmere and silk sweaters, cherished area rugs deserve the love and

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Authentic Hand-Washing Of Oriental, Turkish, Persian, Wool and Silk Area Rugs

Authentic Hand-Washing Of Beautiful Area Rugs Let Oriental Rug Salons authentic hand-wash area rug cleaning bring out the rich and stunning colors originally found in your Oriental, Turkish or Persian area rug back to life. With our thoroughly exhaustive hand-wash approach to cleaning, your rugs receive the undivided, personalized attention they deserve.  From the moment of inspection through the washing, drying, and final review

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Authentic Hand-Washing of Oriental and Persian Area Rugs

Oriental Rug Salon specializes in the hand-washing, restoration, and repair of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool and silk area rugs. We do not clean carpets, or upholstery, or grout and tile – our specialty is rugs. Our professional, experienced and certified rug cleaning professionals dedicate all of their resources to providing the most up-to-date solutions to your rug cleaning needs.  Our customers understand and appreciate

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Know Your Area Rugs – Introducing The Persian Kerman

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

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Traditional Steam Cleaning Methods May Damage Oriental Rugs.

Rug bleeds due to improper cleaning and no padding.  The stain is permanent. If your home features area rugs, such as Persian or Oriental rugs, and regular wall-to-wall carpet as floor coverings, be sure never to clean your area rugs like you would wall-to-wall carpeting. Here’s why: Most wall-to-wall carpet in your home is manufactured by a machine using a synthetic material such as nylon.

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Hand-Knotted Versus Machine Made Oriental Area Rugs – What’s The Difference?

To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell the difference between a hand knotted and a machine-made rug, but there are things to look out for and ways to find out how your rug was constructed. Not only is it an important factor when purchasing an area rug that you know how it is made, but the construction also dictates how to

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