Saddlebags of the Nomads

April 9th, 2015

Saddlebags of the Nomads Before modern transportation, everything was loaded onto animals (or people) for carrying. Huge numbers of pack animals accommodated all life and commerce for the semi-annual migration of the nomads escaping harsh winters over tough terrains. Saddlebags played a major part in having donkeys, camels and horses haul their cargo efficiently. Nomads […]

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How Rugs Are Made

March 26th, 2015

How Rugs Are Made   Understanding the art of weaving area rugs, fibers, dyes, and their unique designs personifies the people and the cultures responsible for their creation. For centuries, these beautiful works of art have added warmth and comfort to our lives. From the animal skins used by the cave dwellers to the most […]

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Rug Stain & Fiber Protection

March 20th, 2015

Rug Stain & Fiber Protection Our homes, designed to fit our lifestyles and personal tastes, are our sanctuaries. Considering the substantial amount of time and money that goes toward home decor, it’s necessary to protect our assets, such as valuable area rugs. Because let’s face it, spills and stains happen for many reasons: children playing, […]

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How to Prevent Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot Damage in Area Rugs

March 11th, 2015

How to Prevent Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot Damage in Area Rugs Mold, mildew and dry rot are all fungi at various stages of manifestation. Typically, when we hear the term “dry rot,” we think of wood. It can occur in rugs though as well, and refers to the deterioration of the cotton, wool or silk […]

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Five Facts You Must Know When Cleaning Your Oriental Rugs

March 6th, 2015

Five Facts You Must Know When Cleaning Your Oriental Rugs   How does dirt damage your area rugs? Dirt is as abrasive as sandpaper. Every time you walk on your rug, you grind dirt deeper into its wool or delicate silk fibers. It is as though you have thousands of tiny razor blades cutting the […]

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