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Oriental Rug Care

What Are Sprouts and How to Get Rid of Them?

Sprouts or sprouting is often found happening to a wool rug. People frequently mistakenly think sprouting is associated with something growing in your rug. However, that is not true, sprouting is absolutely normal and it does not mean your rug has any defects of problems. What Are Sprouts? Sprouts are threads that appear to untangle from the rug and stick out …


Where Are Oriental Rugs Made Today?

Oriental rugs are made from Morrocco to places in Northern China and India. This stretch is called the Rug Belt or Islamic Carpets because the majority of these countries that produce Oriental rugs are followers of Islam. Today, the most important oriental rug weaving areas are in Turkey, China, Iran, Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan. There is a reason why the area from …


Oriental Rug Care

3 Steps To Keep Your Wool Oriental Rug Valuable

Did you know it is very important to maintain your Oriental Rug to keep it high quality and valuable? When you want to sell it or pass it down to the next generation, you should learn these 3 basic steps to keep your Oriental rug in value over time. Well if you currently do not own one, contact Persia Oriental …


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Common Oriental Rug Myths Explained

Many homeowners who are not familiar with Oriental rugs might have many questions or myths about them. So, today, we are going to explain some of the myths that are about Oriental rugs. Oriental rugs are only different in design Oriental rugs are actually different from all others in that pile is tied to their foundations. They are also known …


5 Common Misconceptions About New Oriental Rugs

Many homeowners who are relatively new to purchasing a new Oriental rug have a lot of misconceptions about them. So today, we are going to discuss whether these myths are true or bust. Misconception 1: Old rugs have natural dyes; new rugs have synthetic dyes. This myth is a bust. Most rugs that are considered old were made with synthetic …


Handspun vs. Machine-Spun Wool Oriental Rug

There are many different types of oriental rugs made today in Iran, Pakistan, India, China, and many other places. There are generally two ways to make rugs, handspun and machine spun. The technique of spinning wool by hand has been known for some thousands of years and was in exclusive use for preparing the wool that constitutes the pile of a …


Oriental Rug Cleaning

How to Clean Up Your Oriental Rug After A Spill

Have you or a family member accidentally spilled on your beautiful oriental rug? You tried everything from paper towels to baking soda and the stain is still not coming off? Well, the proper method of cleaning up varies among the liquid that was spilled. So here are some ways to cleaning up a spill for some of the most common …


Tips on How to Take Care of Your Handmade Rug

Tips on How to Take Care of Your Handmade Rug in Worcester County, MA Handmade rugs have earned a reputation of being an art placed in your home because of their luxurious and magical appearance and endurance. When some people buy a hand made rug, they think the rug needs much more attention than a machine made rug because of the price …


4 Reasons Why Your Rug Is Destroyed Easily

You recently purchased a rug that would look perfect in your living room and it should last for a long time for the price that you paid. Then, all of a sudden, you see tears and wears after a period of time. Ever wonder why your rug is destroyed so easily? Here are 5 potential reasons why rug is destroyed …


Differences Between Wool and Silk Rugs

Wool and Silk rugs differ in many ways! First off, cost for each rug can vary. Wool rugs tend be more affordable, however, you get what you pay for with a rug. You can find a wool rug for a couple hundred dollars, and even close to the thousand-dollar range. While the expensive side of these rugs can be intimidating, …