Designer Rugs By Fashion Icons

Name fashion designers have jumped into interior design with the force of a red carpet tsunami. Icons, traditionally busy with runway clothing and one-of-a-kind pieces worn by some of the most glamorous women in Hollywood, are now creating furniture, fabrics and area rugs. (Conversely, there are designers, who have been inspired by traditional rug motifs,…

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Nursery Rugs: Create a Safe Environment For Your Baby

New mothers and fathers face many critical decisions when it comes to their babies’ nursery. Parenting websites offer many tips, from choosing natural baby products, non-toxic paints, non-chemical cleaners, safe toys, furniture bumpers, natural fabric bedding, electrical socket covers, and so much more. One that we advocate is rug cleaning, which addresses the universally accepted…

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Wool Rug Cleaning

Wool Rug Cleaning Let’s talk wool. It’s used throughout rug-producing countries around the globe by local tribes, generations of family weavers, and in large factory settings to make a variety of handmade area rugs. The value of a wool rug depends on many influences; however, none can be more prevalent than the wool itself. Wool…

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Flokati Rugs: The Greek Tradition of Flokati Hand Weaving

Flokati Sheepskin Rugs: The Greek Tradition of Flokati Hand Weaving   From the time of Alexander the Great, Flokati wool was used for warmth. It found a place in the conqueror’s tent, and his clothing, as he swept across Egypt, Anatolian Peninsula and Persia. Rug weaving flourished in the Pindus Mountains of Greece in the…

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