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Persian rugs history: A brief timescale
Posted on 30 June 2015

Interested in Persian rugs history? No doubt, it’s an interesting subject, but also fairly complex. That’s because the ancient weaving industry is punctuated by many different episodes and developments.           The story is also rather fragmented because carpets deteriorate through time due to their natural composition. A lack of physical evidence means we have to rely on miniatures and written texts to discover more about the striking relevance of rugs from Persia. ... Read More

Aubusson VS Kilim rug [Infographic]
Posted on 25 June 2015

 What is the best rug? A floral Aubusson or a geometrical Traditional Kilim?  Take a look at the infographic to find out their features... Remember that the quality of a handmade rug cannot be replaced by a machine. If you are looking for the perfect rug for your home, you can come to visit our warehouse in Southampton (Hampshire): We have thousands of rugs to show you. Alternatively we can visit you to show some rugs. Contact us.   In the meanwhile, you can browse some handmade rug in our website. Kilim rugs collection Aubusson rugs collection Persian rugs collection

Why wool rugs are the best choice…
Posted on 16 June 2015

If you are trying to decipher the complex and varied world of rugs, you may be wondering why wool rugs are so popular. After all, wool is the most common material when it comes to handmade rugs. You might be apprehensive about buying a wool rug because there are many negative misconceptions out there. For example, you may have heard that wool rugs are not good in the summer months because they are too warm. This is just a myth. There are many good reasons to use wool for weaving rugs and if you are ... Read More

How to recreate these interiors with living room rugs
Posted on 09 June 2015

Living room rugs are an essential part of your household décor. They add interest to a room, make it more welcoming and provide that essential soft touch that every room needs. When you redecorate you should ensure that any rug you choose is consistent with the rest of the interior design in order to create a uniform scheme. What’s your style? Take a look at the photos below to see which living room rug is the best fit for you.   Casual style lounge Do you want the freedom to add... Read More

7 things you can do with a Kelim rug
Posted on 02 June 2015

A kelim, more commonly known as a kilim, is a type of rug mostly woven in Afghanistan, Turkey, Morocco, Iran and Eastern Europe. It is easy to distinguish because it is a flat-weave rug composed of a cotton and wool mix. Kelims are very interesting items, rich in history and cultural significance. In modern times they have been adapted to satisfy more contemporary tastes and are often made in workshops. However, you can still find tribal kelims woven by nomadic tribes. In this article we reveal some creative and quir... Read More

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