About Rugs

A Feel-Good Story by Creative Matters — When Commerce Meets “Doing Good”

Creative Matters employed 100's pf Afghan women over 5 months to weave rugs for a hotel project

All About Rug Dyes By Sam Presnell

Colored dye used to be created from the environment, including flowers and even bugs. Nowadays, synthetic dyes have taken over for their ease of use and cost effectiveness.

Sari Silk May Not Be Silk – What Is it? Sam Presnell...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=zDDRkltVR2w Sam Presnell of the Rug Gallery gives the answer What is a sari silk rug? I've had that question asked a lot. A lot of...

Serapi – Heriz, What is the Difference ? By Sam Presnell

Heriz and Serapi rugs are beautiful rugs that will last the test of time. While Heriz rugs are commonly found, Serapi rugs are more...

Prices Realized at NOA Living Bankruptcy Sale

Leland Little Auctions sold about 2,500 lots of goods at a forced bankruptcy sale to satisfy the bankruptcy trustee for NOAA LIVING. The retail...

Augmented Reality for Home Furnishings

Last year, William Sonoma spent $112 million purchasing Outward, Inc., a tech company that would help Pottery Barn and West Elm stores visualize how...

Turkey’s Carpet Layers Bleach Rugs to Order

"Turkey’s Colorful Carpet Fields Bask in Summer Sun" is a fun article with a lots of pictures. The full article must be read in the...

Leslie Stroh’s Cryptic Comments After Atlanta,Las Vegas and NY NOW

The heart of the rug business is DESIGN. The heart of home fashions is Design.  DESIGN is supported by construction, fiber, texture and color. Greige...

Afghan War Rugs in Slotin Folk Auction – 2017

Weavers weave what they see.  Afghan War Rugs record current history. Slotin Folk Art Auction has 5 Afghan War Rugs on the 2nd day of the...

Story of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum – Celebrating 50 Years – 2017

Half-Century Anniversary of the World's First Carpet Museum Carpet Weaving in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan is a country located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, it is...

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Natco NEW Fusion Collection woven chenille/polyester area rugs

Natco's Fusion collection is woven from chenille and polyester fibers to achieve a more drastic high-low effect than that of just viscose. Intended for...

NEW WMC Company C Inc Courtyard Collection Spring Green

The beautiful greens in this 100% wool tufted rug will light up any room. Made in India, it comes in 5 sizes ranging from...