When anyone asks me the best type of rug to buy, I don’t choose a country, I choose a FIBER. And the best fiber to have a rug made out of is wool. A weaver crafting a wool rug by hand, one knot at a time: WOOL IS THE KING OF RUG FIBERS, FOR MANY
From Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s Eve, we get a boost in Rug 9-1-1 calls because of spills from red wine to soda to food to pet puddles. Here are some tips for your holiday “accidents.” RUG FIRST-AID TIPS Wool has a natural repellency to both water and oils, so anything that spills on
Hooked rugs are a specialty craft found overseas and here in America. If you’ve ever done a little bit of needlepoint or other embroidery, you can envision the craft of latch hooking a rug also. They all fall into the same “family” of construction type. For a great video on the literal 1-2-3 of crafting
It seems that even though we do not have “floods” in San Diego like most areas of the U.S. do… we do have a high rate of water damage incidents coming from pipe breaks and leaks. The longer a rug remains wet the more likely it is to have dye migration that is not correctible.
Buying rugs makes many people nervous. Buyers are worried if what they are being told is true. Buyers are worried about being ripped off. Buyers are worried if they are making a smart purchase for their home. Those are valid questions to have because there is very little education out there on even the basics
A 16th century masterpiece, considered as one of the two greatest Persian rugs in existence, can be viewed this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Here’s an article about this magical textile and some incredible photos: CLICK HERE LA Times Article on Ardabil Rug At 800 knots per square inch, this rug