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Cool Runner

Cool Runner

Cool Runner Here is a gem of a runner that visited us for some care. This is a tribal weaving, looks to be northwest Persian, and it is from the early 1800’s. When these come in, dirty from decades of use, we know that a rug that is a hundred years old – or in...
Rug Selling Tips

Rug Selling Tips

RUG SELLING TIPS RUG SELLING TIPS: The rug retail market has grown to astonishing levels, as more and more demand for hard floors (and rugs to go on top of them) has boomed. As with any in-demand product, this has resulted in a flood of rugs at all levels of quality...
Cool Rug Friday: Kerman Remnant

Cool Rug Friday: Kerman Remnant

Cool Rug Friday: Kerman Remnant Damaged rugs and remnants often end up finding a home with us. We find things to love about antique weavings even when it is just a small section, just a whisper of its former self. Because with any beautiful creation, if you have...
Cool Rug Friday: Fette-Li Rug

Cool Rug Friday: Fette-Li Rug

Cool Rug Friday: Fette-Li Rug When the pandemic and lockdowns began, and we lost our regular flow of visiting rug cleaning professionals coming to train and learn from us in San Diego, I began a weekly email to the industry called “Cool Rug Friday.” Each week I would...