Fine Imported Rugs & Accessories

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. It’s always important to do your research when purchasing any new product so let’s take you through 5 common misconceptions about oriental rugs and whether or not they are true Misconception 1: Old rugs have natural dyes; new rugs have synthetic …


How to Spot a Fake Oriental Rug

If you are looking for an oriental rug to add charm to your room, make sure you are buying an authentic one so you are getting your money’s worth! When buying an original oriental rug, it’s important to look out for fakes. Don’t get duped and know the signs to spot a fake rug below! Hard Plastic Back Authentic hand-knotted …


Stop Your Rug From Bunching Up

Area rugs are a great accent to add to your home with color, interest, and texture to your home. However, when your area rug starts to slip and bunch up underfoot it does little to be a solution and more of a problem. Your area rug can be placed on top of a carpeted area to anchor it from sliding …


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What Rug Material is Good for You?

Material is a core element to consider when trying to make a decision about purchasing a rug. Whether you are interested in oriental rugs or Persian rugs, the right material is essential when it comes to space usage, durability, texture, traffic, and atmospheric vibe. This quick rug guide will highlight some of the most commonly used rug materials for rugs …


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Selecting the Right Rug For Different Rooms

Most people buy rugs because due to their style and look but don’t take into account the size. In reality, the size of a rug can drastically change how it affects a room and picking the wrong size can have a negative impact. Follow the guide below to find out which sized rugs match best with different rooms. Living Room …


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Worst Things to Spill on Your Rug

You have selected the perfect rug for your space; it has the right color scheme and the craftsmanship is exquisite. You want to keep your rug around for some time, but keeping it in top shape will likely be a challenge. No matter the strength and durability of your rug, there are several items that can diminish their lifespan, rob …


Oriental Rug Maintenance Tips

If you’ve ever purchased an Oriental rug, then you now the effect that it can have on a room. Just like any picture, object, or table set, it adds value and can give a room a comforting feel. The one difference? Rugs get stepped on, spilled on, and forgotten about… If not taken care of properly, your Oriental rug can …


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Road Salts Effect on Your Rug

Wintertime is right around the corner which means snow is coming soon, and with the snow, comes salt on the roads. While salt is great for melting ice and keeping our roads safe and clean, it inevitably spreads over our walkways as well. Once the salt gets on our shoes, we begin tracking it into our homes, and that’s when …


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Wool Rugs Vs. Polypropylene Rugs: What Makes Sense for Your Space?

When it comes to choosing a rug for your home, you may have already settled on a certain size, shape, and color. But have you considered the rug’s composition? Wool and polypropylene are two main types of carpets homeowners can opt for. To understand the benefits and possible setbacks of each, read on. Wool, the Natural Fiber Because wool is …


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Four Tips for Matching Your Rug to Existing Furniture

Did you know that the oldest surviving pile carpet—the ancestor of the oriental rug—dates back to 5 BCE? Back then, matching your rug to other furniture wasn’t too much of a challenge, since furniture was very rudimentary to begin with. Today, homeowners are all too aware of how difficult it can be to match a gorgeously woven rug to existing …





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