It's that time of year...

June 28, 2021
Big Brother has landed on our screens in the UK and the house is as amazing as ever! Custom made wallpaper, whirl pools, chill out areas with custom made upholstery and a nest, this place is so cool everyone should envy the big brother house mates. This house is going to be the last Big […]
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Greek Flokati Rugs

June 24, 2021
Flokati rugs have been around since the fifth century, originating in a Vlach village in the Pindos mountains of Greece. Shepherds raised the sheep in these mountain regions and the women weaved the wool into sensuous, elegant, handwoven rugs. The Vlachs perfected the process, and over time created a worldwide market for these traditionally made […]
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Rug Manufacturing Methods, Chapter 2

June 22, 2021
Needlepunch Using either strips of cloth or yarn, you work from the back side of the pattern with the punch tool. The Monk's cloth backing is stretched on to a frame tightly. Every time you punch the needle down through the backing, on the right side of the rug it makes a long thread. Then, […]
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A really old Oriental rug

June 9, 2021
The oldest oriental rug found is a Pazyryk carpet, encased in a solid block of ice, the rug was melted out of a burial tomb of a Scythian Royal. Carbon dating has shown that the the rug is over 2000 years old. Little known factual evidence can show rug weaving existed in Pazyryk in the […]
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Rug Smuggler? Sounds like one of Hugh Grants movie plots

June 5, 2021
So I was flicking through news articles last week (which happened to be pretty much all pointless celebrity gossip) when I saw this one about Hugh Grant- apparently he smuggled rugs from Turkey. The washed up Four Weddings and a Funeral star was returning from a holiday in Turkey and stupidly tried to ¬†sneak 4 […]
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Every floor should have a bespoke rug

May 31, 2021
As I flick through many of the vogues and other fashion editorials I have sprawled in front of me I notice that every floor in every house that they feature have at least one rug on it. Many of the floors are tiled intricately with a persian, hand woven shaggy rug or sheepskin placed strategically […]
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Ladies and Coffee

May 29, 2021
A lot of the international names in coffee shops are now on the streets of Syrian towns. You can patronize Costa, Second Cup or several Italian shops, but forty years ago there were none that welcomed women. In those days, you went shopping, walked past coffee shops full of men, and went home. Ten years […]
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Rugs for all ages

May 24, 2021
Is your living room looking bare and cold? Well without completely overhauling your room with new wallpaper and furniture then how about choosing a brightly colour rug or even a patterned rug to add interest to a bare wooden floor, choose art that will compliment your rug and then the rug doesn't feel like a […]
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Designing your own rug

May 22, 2021
Here at rug designer we are dedicated at making good quality rugs. If you want a rug that is completely your own then we can do that. We can now carve into your rug and make any shape you want, we can even make different pile heights. With our bespoke rug range you can design […]
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Azerbaijani rugs

May 16, 2021
Azerbaijani rugs are a product of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has been known as a place with a large variety of rug crafts. The archeological dig on the territory of Azerbaijan testifies to them having a well developed agriculture. These include, live stock raising, metal working, pottery and ceramics, and last but not least carpet-weaving that dates […]
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