Useful facts that keeps your rug nicer, safer and longer lasting!

These are to maintain your rug(s)

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Not everything that is shiny is silk!

Not everything that is shiny is silk!

The term SILK, or Persian is used so loosely when it comes to rugs! Many times I have seen rugs posted as Persian silk rug! Not only they’re not made of silk, nor are they Persian! Oh, another nice term is vintage! A Persian rug is considered vintage when it’s about 50 years old and…

STAIRCASE RUNNERS

STAIRCASE RUNNERS

A rug to the floor or to a staircase is like to put on a lovely dress or an impressive suit. you can see in the photos that I am going to post here how a lifeless staircase has become the centrepiece of the house. I have gathered a wide selection of runners in variety…

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Tablet Pouches

The other day as I was in process of making another cushion, I came up with idea… Why not making half leather half tribal-deign fabric pouches for tablets. The half leather part is to wipe the screen as you slide the tablet into the pouch. Yes I know…. not as easy to use the tablet…

Are you  planning to shop on the net

Are you planning to shop on the net

If you’re planning to shop on the net, kudos to you. shop on the net. I even have an internet site! But coming to my store and making me showing you all the different designs and qualities and taking pictures ( although I have a sign that specifically says photography not allowed!) and then telling…

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Kilim covered Footstool

My newest creation is this Kilim-Covered Footstool. The footstool is fully restored. New foam, wadding, and also lining underneath the Kilim. This beautiful piece could be used as a table, bench,… as whatever you wish it to be! It is all done by myself from covering to tacking. I haven’t decided on the price yet.…

Do Rugs Tell Stories?

Do Rugs Tell Stories?

Rugs, in general, tell us where they come from, who makes them and how the pattern came to existence. If the dye is natural or not. In my opinion, they don’t tell stories like a book, except for a few. I guess spending so much time with my rugs, didn’t allow me to realize that…

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Changing interior never been so easy!

Need to replace fitted carpet? Or need to redo the floor? To replace your floors is time-consuming and expensive. The simplest and fastest way to change your interior is to put a beautiful rug on the floor. Add a piece of art to your floors(That is what rugs are). Simple and fast. Purchase and unroll.…

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When it comes to rugs…

When we decide to buy something, we normally set a budget which we do not like to surpass. However, when it comes to rugs, we should be a bit more flexible with the budget. After all we are purchasing an item that will last or even outlasts us. So going over the budget sensibly is…

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History of the Persian carpet

Although there are several references in the holy books and ancient manuscripts to the first efforts of mankind at weaving, there is no evi­dence that such references apply to the pile rug. What little is known of the origins of the pile rug is based on suppositions, nevertheless accord­ing to scientific and historical studies, we…

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Rug first aid tips

As far as maintaining your rug, regular hoovering is a good start. By regular hoovering, you prevent dust and other particles to penetrate into the pile. Make sure to attend hard to reach and hidden areas regularly. Those areas if unattended will be perfect location for moths to spray their eggs(Outcome will be catastrophic). If…