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Guides on Oriental Rug Types

 Antique Persian Sarouk Rug
Persian Rugs


Persian rugs are one of the most popular types of Oriental rugs and are made in Iran.

 Vintage Turkish Rug
Turkish Rugs


Turkish rugs have rich, bold colors and often come in geometric styles.

 Antique Caucasian Rug
Caucasian Rugs


Antique Caucasian rugs were made in The Caucasus and are one of the most collectible rug types today.

 Antique Chinese Oriental Rug
Oriental Rugs


Oriental rugs are hand-knotted or hand-woven area rugs made in a broad geographical area.

 Vintage Bokhara Rug
Bokhara Rugs


Bokhara rugs commonly feature a repeating pattern of traditional octagonal guls.

 Antique Heriz Rug
Heriz Rugs


Heriz rugs usually have rich red fields and are very desirable.

 Antique Persian Sarouk Rug
Sarouk Rugs


Sarouk rugs are very attractive with brightly colored detached floral sprays.

 Vintage Hamedan Rug
Hamedan Rugs


Hamedan rugs are one of the most easily recognizable types of Persian rug with primary colors and simple patterns.

 Vintage Tabriz Rug
Tabriz Rugs


Tabriz rugs come in a wide variety of colors and patterns and are often very finely woven.

 Vintage Afghan Rug
Rug Motifs


From botehs to dog figures, Oriental rugs feature a wide variety of motifs and designs.

 
Where Are Rugs Made


What countries are known for their skill in weaving Oriental rugs?

 
Oriental Rug Dyes


Oriental Rug Dyes can be made from vegetables or they can be synthetic.

 
What is a Prayer Rug


How does one identify a Prayer rug?

 
Types of Hamedan Rugs


Hamedan rugs are a type of Persian rug, but there are many different types of Hamedans.

 
The Value of Persian Rugs

Do Persian rugs hold their value, and why are they so expensive?

 
Anatomy of an Oriental Rug


From warp to weft, what makes up an Oriental rug?

 

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