Kashmiri Rugs aka “The Kashmir Rug”

Kashmir is famous for several arts and is one of the most preserved cultures of South Asia. A Kashmiri rug and carpet are the best of all its hidden jewels, the soul of a Kashmiri home. Kashmiri rugs are the trademark of local art, hospitality, and culture. The Rugs are symbols of Kashmiri traditions blended […]

Historic Anatolian Rugs

Anatolia is a historical name attributed to Turkey, the great Turkish Empires history features its rugs as an important component. As of today, Turkey is the largest manufacturer and exporter of hand woven rugs and carpets in the world. It exports to the United States, the European Union, China, and France earning its economy billions […]

How to Determine if a Rug is Handmade or Not?

What if you bump into a handmade carpet shop somewhere in South Asia, or buying online? What you might think of the whopping price differences between them may confuse you as there’s no way you could identify between a hand-knotted, hand-tufted, or a machine-made rug. Well, if you stick with the article, you will come […]

The Difference Between a Handmade Wool & Silk Rug

It’s not a difficult choice selecting between a wool and silk rug. Buy a wool rug if you are going to place it to more human traffic or feet movement, or go for the silk one for sleek and beautiful look for less crowded space or for wall hangings. As we all know, wool is […]

Everything You Need to Know About Tibetan Carpets

Tibetan rugs are the ancient and expensive cultural assets of the Himalayan and Tibetan plateau. The discovery was recent with the British raiders entering the plateau in 1903 where they found several rug workshops owned by the local aristocrats. The length is typically small to medium-sized and is used for sitting and sleeping purposes. A […]

How is Child Labor Prevented in the Handmade Rug Industry?

The handmade carpet industry is plagued with dangerous activities and illegal dealings that is often too big for local policemen to tackle. These individuals usually threaten police as well with whatever power they have over them. It is for this reason that child labor is still a huge problem in countries where carpets are made. […]

How Can a Handmade Rug Impact Interior Design?

When people think of interior design they usually start thinking about the walls and what color it should be painted. Then they move on to the furniture and decide which pieces would accentuate the room best. Very often people don’t take into consideration the role of the floors and the carpets. They are also part […]

Rug Options That Dramatically Impact Interior Design?

Many homeowners often feel like they need a change from their day-to-day routine and then they decide to redecorate their house. This often costs a lot of money especially if you enlist the skills of an interior designer. Luckily you don’t have to spend a small fortune to give your house a facelift. You can […]

How to Clean & Care for Area Rugs:

Sinсе being аblе to buy an area rug fоr уоur hоmе оr аnу оthеr purpose can bе an expensive invеѕtmеnt, nо оnе wоuld think оf replacing it rеgulаrlу or ѕо ѕооn. Althоugh, thе рrеѕеnсе of a wоrn оut аnd a dirtу lооking rug can mаkе thе whole house look uninviting аnd dirtу. Rаnging from wееklу […]