Our antique rug collection is one of the largest in the world. It is also one of the more comprehensive rug inventories you will find anywhere online or off. Below, we included just four of the most current in demand categories of antique rugs for your review. Caucasian Rugs. Heriz Serapi Rugs. Khotan Rugs.
How Persian Rugs Are Made
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Antique Chinese Rugs as opposed to most of the antique rug productions were woven almost exclusively for internal consumption. Since they were mostly sheltered from European and western influences, this offers us the reason why these carpets have a very unique truly ethnically Chinese look and appeal. Only during the early part of the 19th century did they open their markets to the countries of the west for rugs — they have been exporting porcelain, bronzes, wooden and other works of art for many years prior to the 19th century. Read more ….
Oriental and Persian rugs are handmade wool carpet that is either knotted with pile or woven without pile. They are available in a wide variety of intricate colors and designs, and are considered by many to be valuable works of art. With their value in mind, it is essential that Oriental rugs receive excellent care to prolong their life and beauty. The best way to keep these beautiful floor coverings clean is to simply prevent them from getting dirty to begin with. Oriental rugs particularly small ones should receive regular, thorough vacuuming on both sides to eliminate dirt, dust, and debris.