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Sizes and Materials of Persian Rugs

 
05-12-2011By: Erica
 
Sizes and Materials of Persian Rugs
When you are deciding what kind of Persian rug or antique rug to buy, its important to keep many parameters in mind. The number of variables is almost overwhelming, btu thats what makes shopping for antique rugs so interesting.
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The Symbolism of Persian Rugs

 
05-06-2011By: Azaad
 
At first glance, the intricate shapes on antique Persian rugs can look like just swirls, shapes, and blocks. But if you look more closely, you can begin to identify certain story-telling symbolic messages
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Antique Rugs in Space: Part 2

 
05-05-2011By: Erica
 
He hasn't told anyone the life he led as a weaver of antique rugs on a work-colony planet out in the outskirts. He hasn't told people about his stint in the royal court of the Amari clan, where every surface of his bedroom was covered in thick Oushak rugs.
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Hard Work on Antique Rugs

 
05-02-2011By: Azaad
 
Hard Work on Antique Rugs
Hundreds of thousands of man-hours went into the weaving of every antique rug.
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Chaos and Old Rugs in Tehran

 
04-29-2011By: Erica
 
Chaos and Old Rugs in Tehran
A story about the birthplace of near east oriental rugs and men sent to their homeland.
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Journal of a Oriental Rug Maker

 
04-22-2011By: Azaad
 
Journal of a Oriental Rug Maker
The found journal of an old rugmaker's apprentice in pre-Meiji Japan.
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Antique Rugs in Family Drama

 
04-21-2011By: Erica
 
Antique Rugs in Family Drama
A short story about relationships and old rugs.
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Old Rugs in a New Age

 
04-15-2011By: ESP
 
All about old rugs and their place in our new world
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Oriental Rugs in Japan III

 
04-13-2011By: Azaad
 
Oriental Rugs in Japan III
a story about people in pre-Meiji Japan and where oriental rugs fit into the picture.
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Oriental Rugs in Japan II

 
04-11-2011By: Azaad
 
Oriental Rugs in Japan II
More stories set in japan with Oriental Rugs.
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Ancient Legends Depicted on Rugs

 
04-07-2011By: Azaad
 
Ancient Legends Depicted on Rugs
An ancient legend often depicted in antique rug weaves.
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Antique Rug Interviews

 
04-06-2011By: ESP
 
Antique Rug Interviews
Interviewing pedestrians on the street as well as friends about their opinions on antique and Persian rugs.
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Antique Rugs and Metaphors

 
04-03-2011By: Azaad
 
Antique Rugs and Metaphors
How metaphors are used in storytelling in all mediums- paint, words, antique rugs.
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Oriental Rugs in Japan

 
04-01-2011By: ESP
 
Oriental Rugs in Japan
How Persian rugs and antique rugs figure into a story about nineteenth century Japan. A short story about a girl and her fate.
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Persian Rugs in the Film 300

 
03-31-2011By: ESP
 
Persian Rugs in the Film 300
How Persian culture and antique rugs are portrayed in the movie 300.
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