EVERY RUG HAS A STORY. WHAT’S YOURS?

EVERY RUG HAS A STORY. WHAT’S YOURS?

What we love about rugs is that every one has a story. The story of how it was crafted. As an idea in a weaver’s mind, and then meticulously knotted for months, if not years, to its completion. RUGS – prospect group cleaned up The story of how it came to belong...
BUYING RUGS. (WHAT TO LOOK FOR.)

BUYING RUGS. (WHAT TO LOOK FOR.)

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...
RUGS AND FLOODS

RUGS AND FLOODS

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...
HOOKED RUGS. SOME THINGS TO WATCH FOR

HOOKED RUGS. SOME THINGS TO WATCH FOR

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...
‘TIS THE SEASON. (FOR RUG SPILLS!)

‘TIS THE SEASON. (FOR RUG SPILLS!)

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...