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Rugs Procese

 
01-31-2011By: ESP
 
Rugs Procese
Weaving a pile rug is one of the most time consuming tasks one can imagine. The time it takes depends on the quality and the size and the materials, but the process can take from months to years of work to finish.
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Rugs from Istanbul

 
01-30-2011By: ESP
 
Rugs from Istanbul
Truly, it is a glamorous home for the creation of art, and many of not only the antique rugs, but also the new rugs coming out of Istanbul are exquisite. The incorporation of styles from China and Iran, the Middle East and the Stans, leads to some of the most conceptually complex and visually stunning work in the medium.
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Persian Rugs

 
01-29-2011By: ESP
 
Floor coverings that were flat-woven, wither tapestries or plain-woven, were in fact ubiquitous in their time. What is now called the Middle East certainly may be have been the epicenter of creation of these rugs (patterns of the Persian Rugs in particular) but it was by no means an exclusively “Middle Eastern” art.
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Persian Rug Categories

 
01-24-2011By: Erica
 
Persian Rug Categories
Although infinitely varied and often shifting, Persian rugs are traditionally categorized into three main groupings, and further breakdowns can be made by geography, style, and technique. Further subdivisions can be made by patterns, images, and colors used, and what purpose a rug is meant to fulfill, and what material was used to produce it.
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Oriental Rugs in the Age of Obama

 
01-21-2011By: Erica
 
Oriental Rugs in the Age of Obama
his week has been marked by intensive negotiations between President Barack Obama and Hu Jintao, the President of the People’s Republic of China. What better way to celebrate this untion of two great (and very different nations) than with an oriental rug?
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Antique Rugs for Winter

 
01-18-2011By: ESP
 
Antique Rugs for Winter
ven though the SoCal experience may not be as vivid, there is still a lot of inspiration for decoration to be derived from the idea of winter, cold, and seasons changing. If you're thinking of buying a new antique rug this season, you might want to go with a winter theme- something warm and relatively soft, with rich red and gold patterning, or deep forest green.
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Romantic Rugs

 
01-15-2011By: Erica
 
Romantic Rugs
A different style of rug for everyone, but everyone appreciates a soft romantic rug!
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The Evolution of Rugs

 
01-13-2011By: Erica
 
The Evolution of Rugs
A review of the evolution of rugmaking from prehistoric time to the present.
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Antique Rugs in Ancient Egypt

 
01-10-2011By: Erica
 
Antique Rugs in Ancient Egypt
How beautifully woven antique rugs played a role in ancient Roman and Egyptian history.
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