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2014 Rug Donations

Tis the season for giving! For those gently used rug you wish to replace, donation might be the way to go. Resale values are currently low for area rugs, so we recommend donating them to your favorite charitable organization. Not … Continue reading

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January/February Newsletter

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The Boteh Pattern

The Boteh pattern is one of the most common patterns found in oriental carpets. It is characterized by a pear-like repeated motif pointing upwards, although sometimes you see it in alternating directions. The pattern does not have specific iconography, but … Continue reading

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November/December Newsletter

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Samad’s Golden Age line

We often have customers ask if there are any rugs of good quality being produced these days. “Good” is a subjective term which can shift perception over time. We are not giving investment advice, but Samad’s Golden Age line is … Continue reading

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Reknotting Abrash

Sometimes reknotting a rug with abrash can be tricky. I think we nailed it this time. Abrash occurs most often in Oriental rugs. It is a result from using multiple dye lots of vegetable dyed yarn. It usually develops over … Continue reading

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August/September

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