A Comprehensive Guide to Antique Rugs and Carpets
Everything You Want to Know About Antique Rugs - After thirty years in the business of selling and buying antique rugs and carpets, Nazmiyal is committed to the principle that the best customer is an informed customer. In keeping with this we have developed an online guide to antique carpets and rugs that strives to put a wealth of information at the disposal of our clients.
Whether you are a designer, a collector, or a private client looking to furnish your home, the guide can supply you with a range of information that will facilitate your quest for the right rug and your ability to judge its quality and value for yourself. We invite you to learn all you want to know about antique rugs! Below we have assembled a guide to everything you want to know about antique rugs and if you have a question that we have not addressed then please contact us directly.
An overview of the origin and development of rugs and carpets from the earliest times to the present.
Over the years, we have assembled a large volume of articles about antique Oriental carpets. These articles range in subject matter; some deal expressly with one antique rug style or origin, some deal with the process of purchasing an antique rug, some explain how rugs are made, and others gives useful tips on decorating with antique rugs. Here, we have assembled all of our antique rug articles in one place.
A guide to techniques of wool processing and weaving basic to rug production and a comparison between hand-made rugs and machine-made rugs.
Consideration of style, quality, age, and everything you should be considering before you purchase your rug.
The most frequently asked questions and concerns that rug-buyers have.
A survey of the various designs and styles of Oriental rug production.
Useful advice of the care, cleaning, and protection of your rugs.
Alphabetized definitions of rug types, techniques, styles, and Terminologies in alphabetical order.