Just what is an Oriental rug?
Where are Oriental rugs made?
Nepal and Tibet
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Go here for a collection of photos of rug weaving and buying, including photos from recent buying trips.
How are Oriental rugs made?
Learn the terminology used to describe Oriental rugs and rug looms.
What about rug dyes? Are "vegetable" dyes better than synthetics? What materials make the different colors?
What is a "washed and painted" Oriental rug?
A brief discussion of rug designs.
How to interpret dates woven into rugs.
Is your rug signed?
Is that a machine-made rug?
How long does it take to make a rug?
What size rug do I need?
Download scaled rug images, furniture shapes, and graph paper so you can experiment with your own rug layout.
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