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Finding the perfect rug involves not only looking for the right style that fits your room, but also making sure that the price fits your budget. Rugs are available in various shapes and sizes, and also in different price ranges.
If you think that piece of rug you saw at the shop was already expensive, prepare to be amazed with these rich and exquisite rugs that have been fetched at hefty prices:
Silk Isfahan Carpet
$4.5M at Christies [details]
Central Persia, Circa 1600
Approximately 7 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft. 7 in. (231 cm. x 170 cm.)
Kirman “Vase” Carpet
$9.6M at Christies [details]
South East Persia, Mid-17th Century
Corroded black, minute repairs in centre, otherwise outstanding condition
11ft.1in. x 5ft. (339cm. x 153cm.)
Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet
$43.8M at Sotheby’s [details]
A Sickle-Leaf, vine scroll and palmette ‘Vase’-technique carpet, probably Kirman, Southeast Persia
Approximately 8 ft. 9 in. x 6 ft. 5 in. (2.67 x 1.96 m.)
These rugs might be too fancy and darn expensive for your own home. I just wanted to share this information, so that we can all realize how rugs can be very valuable especially if they’re rare or uniquely intricate.
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