Sisal rugs are extremely robust, affordable, and somewhat stain resistant. These natural fiber rugs are used by themselves or as a backdrop to display a smaller more colorful rug, as shown in this display by One King’s Lane. The decorating options are endless, and their semi-casual look has a place in many settings.
Nain (pronounced naw-yeen) hand knotted rugs are some of the most beautiful Persian carpets in the world. Their unique characteristic, within their curvilinear patterns, is a single medallion with arabesques and floral motifs set on a blue or ivory background.
Bokhara rugs, the famous ‘red rugs’ of Central Asia, continue to be woven by nomadic tribes people who rely primarily upon the madder plant for the tremendous variety of red and red-brown hues. Although red and rust fields are the most common colors, they also can have ivory, navy, green, slate, teal, peach, rose or orange [...]
With their soft color palettes and subtle patterns, Ziegler rugs are a very sought-after style of antique, handmade carpet that not only blend in with both contemporary and traditional décors, but also enhance them. Unlike other Persian carpets, “Ziegler” is the name of a design — rather than an actual city or tribe — produced [...]
Sarouk rugs (pronounced sa-RUKE) are a very desirable type of Persian carpet woven in Sarouk and the surrounding villages of the Arak province of Iran. They are room-sized rugs and their weft is generally blue. An antique Sarouk rug, made prior to 1900, is considered a masterpiece due to its extraordinary quality of craftsmanship and [...]