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Rug Glossary I

Persian Rugs, Silk Rugs, Needlepoint Rugs, Vegetable Dyes Rugs, Antique rugs and the list goes on and on. How can you choose a rug if you don’t know the difference? So before you head on to the store, here is a Rug Dictionary or a Rug Glossary, weaved by the specialists of:

Aubusson is actually a town in the French region of Creuse. An Aubusson rug is a flat weave, pile less rug, mostly featuring a floral medallion with curvilinear floral borders and soft pastel colors. Aubusson rugs have been famous throughout the world since the 14th Century for their graceful and elegant designs. Our collection consists of the finest handwoven Aubussons, which are made with 100% highest quality lambs wool.

Silk Rugs: Silk fabric was first developed in ancient China and was originally reserved for the Kings for their own use and gifts to others. Today it’s accessible by all and in great demand because of its texture, luster and durability. A silk rug is the most intricate type of handknotted oriental carpet with very fine weave, copious detail and a rich color combination.
In our collection, you will find stunning examples of classic Persian Tabriz, Kashan, Qum, Isfahan and Turkish Hereke patterns at unbeatable prices: These rugs have been the most prestigious European style knotted-pile carpets since early 17th century (Louis XIII). They are made with wool and sometimes silk in the small details, knotted using the Ghiordes knot in purely French designs with the occasional addition of Rococo elements. Our collection consists of the most meticulously woven plush area rugs in all sizes at wholesale prices. So whether you’re looking for a Persian Antique or Semi-Antique, Fine New Oriental Rugs, 19th century European designs or modern area rugs, log on to where you will find a unique collection of beautiful handknotted rugs which is always up to date with color and design.

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