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06
Jan

How to Clean Delicate Wool Rugs

The most important thing to remember when washing a fine Persian, Turkish or Oriental rug is that it isn’t the same as a carpet. You don’t generally think of your carpet as a member of the family and it definitely isn’t some kind of family heirloom, but finely crafted rugs are a member of the family and can be passed down to the next generation and therefore should be treated…

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07
Nov

What’s the Difference Between Turkish and Persian Rugs?

In modern day Turkey and Iran, it is fairly common to see rugs woven using either a one-knot or two-knot style. But, traditionally, it was Persian rugs (Iran) that used the single knot technique and Anatolian rugs (Turkey) that used the two-knot style. [caption id="attachment_2293" align="alignleft" width="237"] Single knot style traditionally used on Persian rugs - Illustration courtesy of Dake on WikiCommons[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2294" align="alignright" width="238"] Double knot style…

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