Information to Consider When Buying Antique Rugs
Below, you will find a series of articles written to assist you in the process of buying an antique Oriental rug. Each article deals with a different aspect of antique rugs, and, together, they will help to paint a full picture of what the process of buying an antique rug fully entails.
From a list of suggested reading, to various breakdowns on the various types of antique rugs that you may encounter, there is certainly a lot to consider. Different people have different needs in mind when they decide that they are interested in buying antique rugs. It is important to be aware of these concerns before beginning to look.
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1. View our entire Consumer's Guide to Buying Rugs below:
If you are actively seeking to purchase a rug or if you have a serious interest in rugs, it is advisable to look into the available literature. Rug aficionados may wish to learn. [Read more: Books to Read About Hand Made Rugs]
2. Finding the Right Rug to Buy
So you've made the decision, the big decision: you've decided that you want to go shopping for an antique rug for your home. After all, there are precious few things better at tying an entire. [Read more: Finding the Right Rug to Buy]
3. Use of Rugs and Carpets in Decoration
First off, the buyer needs to determine the immediate purpose that the rug will serve. Is it to serve primarily as insulation or to dampen sound, is it meant to be used as a decorative item, or possibly both? Is it for use at home. [Read more: Use of Rugs and Carpets in Decoration]
4. Antique Rugs for Businesses
Rugs meant for business environments will have different requirements than those for use at home. A rug in a business setting is to some extent an expression of the image the business. [Read more: Antique Rugs for Businesses]
5. Formal vs. Informal Rugs
In a high-powered business space, formality is appropriate for rooms where one meets clients, board rooms etc. In residential space, foyers, living, and dining rooms may require formality. [Read more: Formal Rugs vs. Informal Rugs]
6. Choosing Antique Rugs for Wall Hanging
Although created as floor covering, smaller rugs also make excellent wall hangings or furniture coverings. A good antique with an effective design worthy of sustained attention will work much like a painting. [Read more: Choosing Antique Rugs for Wall Hanging]
7. Not All Rugs are Made the Same
The issue of rug durability -- that is, how long it will last as well as how resistant it will be to wear and tear -- is an important factor for you to consider when you're buying a new antique rug. It should certainly be noted that not all rugs. [Read more: How Rugs Are Made]
8. Establishing a Rug Budget
There are few things more important to consider when buying antique rugs than your rug budget, which will greatly influence the sort of rugs that you will choose. [Read more: Establishing a Rug Budget]
9. How to Approach Interior Design with Antique Rugs
Because of their wide variety of styles, antique rugs represent a unique opportunity to explore many different styles within the world of interior design. [Read more: How to Approach Interior Design with Antique Rugs]
10. Tips for Decorating with Vintage and Antique Rugs
Finding the perfect antique rug is only the start of the interior design battle. The style war really begins when you bring your rug home and step foot in the trenches. [Read more: Tips for Decorating with Antique Rugs]
11. Buying Antique Rugs and Carpets
Buying Antique Rugs and Carpets - In this article, we'll answer your frequently asked questions about buying antique rugs. Topics covered include: Things to consider before buying an antique rugs, where to buy antique rugs, how to get the best value for your money, and information about rug appraisals and evaluations. We've divided the article into three sections of information. Click the section that interests you to see frequently asked questions on that topic. [Read more: Buying Antique Rugs and Carpets]