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We offer an extensive collection of handwoven Oriental rugs as well as cleaning and restoration services, interior design advice and insurance valuations. Antique Oriental and decorative European rugs, contemporary kilims or exquisite aubussons are available.
Arash Karimzadeh, owner of Pars Rug Gallery is an expert on the heritage and provenance of Oriental decorative rugs and regularly lectures on the subject.
|The chances are that you have seen many handmade Afghan rugs for sale . But have you ever wondered about the carpet industry that produces them? Well, this is your opportunity to discover more in order to make a smart purchase . As you will know, media representations of Afghanistan are often negative, concentrating on conflict and oppression. As a result, many aspects of this country’s culture and society are often overlooked. But did you know? The carpet industry in Afghanistan is still thriving, despite successive wars and political tensions. This is largely because carpet weaving has a very long tradition in the country. After all, Afghanistan was once part of the Persian Empir... The chances are that you have seen many handmade Afghan rugs for sale . ... (Click Here to Read More »)|
|How to clean a rug is something that we get asked about a lot. Although it seems like quite a straightforward task, there are a number of steps through which to go in order to do it properly. Generally speaking, the best way to keep your rug clean is to prevent accidents and to always take off your shoes as soon as you walk into your home. However, every rug needs a clean sooner or later, and this is how to do it... How to clean a rug 1. Put your rug upside down on a clean surface and vacuum the back meticulously. This process will allow the dirt and grit to migrate from the inner carpet to the surface. 2. Now reverse the rug again and vacuum the front. 3. To fully... How to clean a rug is something that we get asked about a lot. Although ... (Click Here to Read More »)|
|Tribal rugs are very special . They seem to belong to a different era, even when they are newly made. Tribal rugs are items that do not age and are not corrupted by modern society. In fact, they still bear witness to the ancient weaving technique s used by tribes in the past, as well as the use of colours and materials . Even today some people associate the word tribe with being ill- disciplined or unruly. However, tribal rugs have nothing to do with such negative ideas . Rather, they are the result of a liberal expression by the weaver. You see, tribal rugs are unique because they require the weaver to express his or her artistic wit on a carpet. Weavers can ... Tribal rugs are very special . They seem to belong to a diff... (Click Here to Read More »)|
|Join us now as we explore the story behind pictorial rugs , which reproduce amazing portraits and scenes of life on the Orient. Pictorial rugs were produced in Iran in limited numbers because of the extensive amount of work needed. They are particularly interesting items because they often emulated European paintings . How pictorial rugs developed: The idea of pictorial rugs is long and progressive. Originally they were decorative items, only later to become akin to photographs . Let’s analyse the historical facts behind them… The reason pictorial rugs didn’t develop earlier than in the Sixteenth Century is because of the Arab domination of Iran, which put stop to al... Join us now as we explore the story behind pictorial rugs , which reprod... (Click Here to Read More »)|
|In occasion of the National Poetry day, we want to propose you a poem from the most important Persian poet: Hafez. Hafez's works have been translated into many languages. Read this wonderful "Ghazal", which is a typical composition about love. Secure place and sweet wine and tender friend If only we could keep these three until the end. The world and its affairs are all nothing for naught A thousand times I have inquired of this trend. Alas that until now I was so unaware That alchemy of life is to befriend a friend. Find a refuge and make the best of times From the thieves of life, that our time waste and spend. Repenting from the lips of the friend and the smiling... In occasion of the National Poetry day, we want to propose you a poem ... (Click Here to Read More »)|
Pars Rug Gallery
Contemporary, Antique Oriental Rugs & Carpets
Pars Rug Gallery
124a The Hundred
Phone: +44 (0) 1794 524 040