Countries that make Oriental rugs

Are you familiar with the countries that make Oriental rugs? The Orient refers to the East, and traditionally pertains to anything to the Eastern world, as well as the Middle East (also, Near East) and the Far East (in relation to the location of Europe. For English speakers, it is a common reference to the continent…

What is an Antique Rug? Industry Terms

Do you have a carpet but not sure how to tell if it’s an antique rug? Or perhaps the terms “antique”, “semi- antique”, “old” and “semi- old” confuse you? Let’s start with the basics. Rugs and carpets are a work of art. The prices are partly based on the current supply and demand. That coupled…