What is a kilim rug?

Among the many terms that you may encounter when you are perusing oriental and Persian rugs is ‘kilim’, which refers to a flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug. These items are produced from the Balkans to Pakistan and have been found to date back to at least the fourth or fifth century CE in Hotan, China….

5 interesting ways to use your oriental style rug

Such is the reassuringly traditional exotica that the finest oriental rugs exude, when you acquire your own oriental style rug, it may be tempting to simply use it in a very traditional way. However, oriental rugs are also works of art that tantalise and reward the imagination. It may therefore make sense to use yours…

6 great reasons to invest in authentic Persian rugs

You may be the kind of person to instantly fall in love with a Persian rug the moment you set your eyes upon it… or it may be a piece that fascinates and captivates you, but which nonetheless still leaves you considering whether you should take the step of actually making it your own. Here…