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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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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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