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Handmade Afghan rugs for sale… Get the knowledge to make a smart purchase…
Posted on 30 November 2015

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 ... Read More

How to clean a rug at home in few steps
Posted on 18 November 2015

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 ... Read More

Tribal rugs: The only rugs that have souls
Posted on 10 November 2015

    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 techniques 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... Read More

Pictorial rugs: The best Persian portraits
Posted on 30 October 2015

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 an... Read More

Today is the #NationalPoetryDay: Hazel
Posted on 08 October 2015

 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 alche... Read More

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