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Persian Rugs are Not Magic Carpets

 
03-24-2011By: Azaad
 
Persian Rugs are Not Magic Carpets
Persian Rugs are timeless.
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Persian Rugs and the Future

 
03-23-2011By: Erica
 
Persian Rugs and the Future
One wonders how long Persian rugs will survive into the future. We currently have in our collective possession several specimens from thousands of years ago. Are we going to have the same ones thousands of years from now? Or, will we even have the Persian rugs that we're making now in a few thousand years, or will they be lost to time?
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Persian Rugs in Costa Rica

 
03-05-2011By: Azaad
 
Persian Rugs in Costa Rica
Persian rugs spread to costa rica: an anecdote
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Antique Rugs for Spring

 
03-04-2011By: Erica
 
Rugs in spring
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Sicovering an Antique Rug

 
02-24-2011By: Azaad
 
Sicovering an Antique Rug
The discovery of a new antique rug.
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Oushak Rugs

 
02-21-2011By: Azaad
 
Oushak Rugs
Oushak rugs are not as familiar a household name as Persian rugs, but these Turkish masterpieces should get the recognition they deserve. They come out of an ancient tradition in western Anatolia, which is south fo the main city of Istanbul, in a small town called Oushak, and huge production center for rugs dating back to the fifteenth century. The rugs are definitely Persian influences, but were hand woven by Turkish nomads for hearth and home, as necessities as well as art.
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Persian Rug History

 
02-18-2011By: Azaad
 
Persian Rug History
More detailed information about Persian rugs in history
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Cleopatra and Rugs

 
02-17-2011By: Erica
 
Cleopatra and Rugs
The story of hte Queen of the Nile and her treasures, including Persian Rugs
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Customer Profiles

 
02-13-2011By: ESP
 
Customer Profiles
Asking one customer how he feels about his new antique rug.
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Life with Rugs is Better

 
02-11-2011By: ESP
 
Life with Rugs is Better
Imagine this scene, and imagine what would be happening if this family didn't have arug in their living room!
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Perisan Rugs Auctioned Off

 
02-07-2011By: Azaad
 
Perisan Rugs Auctioned Off
At an auction house Sunday, a large standing crowd gathered for the spectacle of Madoff's things being sold off to the highest bidder: priceless works of art, incredibly expensive watches, old jewelry and some hand-woven antique rugs
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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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