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San Francisco Loves Antique Rugs and Vintage Carpets

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San Francisco: Why the Bay Area Can't Get Enough of Antique Rugs! San Francisco -- From the brightly painted Victorian row houses that line the city's streets, to its trolley cars and famous Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Carpet 47117

Antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan Carpet 47117

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Elegant Antique Carpet by Master Weaver Mohtashem of Kashan. Mohtashem Kashan Carpet --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Antique Rug Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select … Continue reading

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How Rugs Are Made: From Wool to Carpet

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How Rugs are Made: Traditional Hand-Knotted Rugs and Carpets How Rugs are Made -- Rugs and carpets have been made for many centuries. The first rugs were made by tribal shepherds who needed heavy clothes to shield themselves from the cold and wind, … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Sultans of Deccan India: Opulence and Fantasy at the Metropolitan Museum

Portrait of a Ruler or Musician, Sultans of Deccan Exhibit, Nazmiyal

Sultans of Deccan India at the Metropolitan Museum Sultans of Deccan India --To anyone interested in the rich and exotic art, culture and history of south India, the exhibition “Sultans of Deccan India: Opulence and Fantasy” is a sumptuous feast for … Continue reading

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20 Decorating Tips from the Best Contemporary Interior Designers

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Today's Hottest Interior Designers Share their Best Decorating Tips Decorating Tips -- If you're in the process of redecorating your home, feel like your space needs an update, or if you simply want to check in on what rules today's top interior … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Turkish Oushak Rug 50085

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This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Beautiful Antique Turkish Oushak Rug. Turkish Oushak Rug --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on … Continue reading

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Dragon Rugs: Symbolism of Dragons in Chinese Carpets

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The Symbolism behind Chinese Dragon Rugs Dragon Rugs -- The wingless, serpent-like aerial creature with four legs and fiery eyes must be the single most famous symbol of China -- although the country's designated national animal is the more peaceful panda. The dragon is … Continue reading

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Ladies Behind the Loom: Women Weavers

Women Weavers Selling their Carpets in Morocco | Nazmiyal

Women Weavers of Antique Rugs Women Weavers -- In the world of carpets, it's the ladies behind the loom who should be appreciated for their unrelenting work and the extraordinary carpets they create. Although many of the names of these talented … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Light and Antique Carpets

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Protect Your Antique Carpets from Over Exposure to Light Antique Carpets care -- It's a ritual at London's Victoria & Albert Museum. On the hour and half-hour, the Ardabil carpet is lit for a brief 10 minutes, so visitors to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Bakshaish Carpet Formerly Owned by Dustin Hoffman

Antique Bakshaish Persian Carpet from the Estate of Dustin Hoffman 47610

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Gorgeous Bakshaish Carpet from the Estate of Dustin Hoffman! Antique Persian Bakshaish Carpet --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We … Continue reading

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