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All You Need To Know About Persian Rugs

Saturday, January 16, 2016 5:23:40 PM PST

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Brief About Persian Rugs

About Persian Rugs Among the different varieties of oriental rugs, there is a rich history of Persian rugs. They were once highly regarded for their beauty and exquisite designs. Even today, there is great demand for handmade Persian rugs all around the world.

Some people make handmade rugs from generation to generation as a tradition in Iran. Authentic Persian rugs are made only in Iran, even though countries like Turkey, China, India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are making the rugs look like Persian rugs.

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Why Did Amazon Suddenly Decide to Stop Selling Persian Rugs?

Saturday, June 27, 2015 6:01:01 PM PDT

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Why Did Amazon Suddenly Decide to Stop Selling Persian Rugs

Amazon is one of the biggest e-commerce marketplaces in the world. Many hand-knotted Persian rug dealers in the USA have been selling their rug inventory through Amazon’s website for many years.

Around late June 2015, Amazon sent the following email to many vendors who were selling authentic Persian rugs (which are made in Iran), on the Amazon website.

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Things to know before you Buy Handmade Persian Rugs

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:59:34 PM PDT

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Things to know before you Buy Handmade Persian RugsIf you have been thinking about getting handmade Persian rugs as decorations for your home then there are some things you should know before you start to buy. Quality Persian rugs are available, but you need to know what distinguishes quality Persian rugs from all other handmade Persian rugs.

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Tips For Washing Persian Rugs

Monday, January 27, 2014 9:52:31 AM PST

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washing-persian-rugsWashing Persian rugs can be very tricky. If you do this process incorrectly you can possibly destroy your beautiful Persian carpets. The following are some advice on washing Persian rugs

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Tips To Remember When Shopping For High Quality Persian Rugs

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:37:57 PM PST

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High quality Persian rugs are items that many of us would like to own. The problem is that most of us have no idea how to tell high quality Persian rugs, from just stunning Persian rugs that are replicas. It is easy to find stunning Persian rugs to fall in love with, and the experts at OLDCARPET in Orange County tell us that when we are buying these carpets strictly to decorate our homes, or for our own pleasure, it does not matter if the stunning Persian rugs we select were made yesterday, or 100 years ago. The only things that matter are our satisfaction, and whether or not we got a fair price. 

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Iranians Weave Carpet For 2014 World Cup

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 1:35:59 PM PST

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Iranian carpet weavers will weave a carpet for the twentieth round of the world cup soccer which is going to be held in Brazil.

For the carpet design, many patterns such as carved motifs of Pespolise with Brazil’s world cup    symbols, picture of birds, the tree of life Arabesque paintings, and Khataee’s flowers are used.

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Tips To Buy Persian Rugs

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 2:35:38 PM PST

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Genuine Persian rugs are actually made in Iran by the skilled artisans. They are prized for their craftsmanship, beauty, and durability, and depending on the age and quality they can be valued at millions of dollars.

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A 2,700 year-old silver chalice may be a new token of friendship between the United States and Iran, at least that's the way Iran's cultural heritage chief sees it.

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Mohammad-Ali Najafi says the ice between Washington and Tehran has thawed. A 2,700 year-old silver chalice may be a new token of friendship between the United States and Iran, at least that's the way Iran's cultural heritage chief sees it.

Whatever the case, Mohammad-Ali Najafi was palpably delighted Friday to see the ancient Persian artifact return to its homeland. The ceremonial drinking vessel -- or rhyton -- had gotten snagged in a U.S. customs warehouse for years, held up by bad diplomatic relations.

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How to Clean Persian Rugs

Saturday, July 27, 2013 4:00:58 AM PDT

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If you have started to collect authentic Persian rugs, you will know how exquisite and beautiful the pieces are, and you will also know how hard-wearing and durable that they are too. The chances are that you will even know that a good rug can be considered an investment piece, because of the hard work and expert craftsmanship which goes into creating these stunning items.

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Oriental Rug Repairs Specialist Help Your Rug

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:05:42 PM PDT

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Oriental Rugs Repair
Oriental rugs make a great addition to any home, but they are also an investment piece, and many people will eventually end up selling their rugs on to other people. Whether you have inherited an unwanted rug or whether you are selling a piece with the intention of making money on your original investment or you are simply wanting to sell on your rug because you are downsizing your home and there is no longer room for it, if you are planning on reselling your authentic Oriental rug, you should consider having the rug checked by an oriental rug repairs specialist. The older the item, the more important this can be.


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Buy a Second Hand Persian Rug

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:03:38 PM PDT

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Persian RugsIf you are buying a Persian rug for your home, the chances are that you will be looking at second-hand pieces as well as new pieces. With rugs like these, second hand items may actually be more desirable for some people than new items, so do not be afraid to commit to pieces which have already had a previous owner. Always remember that second hand products can be as good as (or better than) original purchases!

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Iran Eying One Billion Dollars Revenue through Carpet Exports

Saturday, May 12, 2012 9:08:58 AM PDT

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TEHRAN- Head of Iran's National Carpet Center Mohammad Baqer Aqa Alikhani said Iran is working to find new markets for its hand-woven carpets to boost its export revenues in this industry to one billion dollars.

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Speaking to Fars New Agency in Iran's Western city of Kermanshah, Aqa Alikhani reminded that Iran is the leading country in export of hand-woven carpets, and said the Iranian government plans to increase the country's carpet exports to one billion dollars this Iranian year (started on March 20).

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Iran exports handmade carpets to 80 countries

Saturday, April 28, 2012 1:56:05 PM PDT

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TEHRAN - Iran exported over $560 million worth of handmade carpets to 80 countries in the past calendar year, which ended on March 19, the ISNA News Agency reported.

 
According to the Customs Administration data, the carpet exports rose by 0.8 percent in value, but decreased by 15.4 percent in weight, compared to the year before.
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Sanctions pull rug from under Persian carpet trade

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:46:45 AM PDT

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(Reuters) - Business could not get much worse for the Persian carpet dealers who over the past half-century have turned Hamburg's historic red-brick warehouses into an unlikely centre of the global oriental rug trade.

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Iran carpet export to China rises 12-fold

Monday, August 15, 2011 2:42:47 PM PDT

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persian rugs in chinaAn Iranian official says the Islamic Republic's exports of hand-woven Persian carpets to China multiplied 12 times in the Iranian calendar year of 1389 (ending March 20, 2011) compared to the previous year.

 

Courtesy of : Press TV

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/192364.html

 


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persian rug shanghai expoBert van Dijk, Shanghai correspondent for Dutch paper Het Financieele Dagblad, tells us about what he saw at the Iran pavilion: "Iran wants to impress visitors with the supposedly high technologies that the country has developed. There is a model of a cloned goat to see, the first self-built satellite, a microscope, drugs against AIDS, a laser harp, and other complex machines

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San Francisco: Antique Oriental Rugs, Tribal Art Shows

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:23:36 AM PDT

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THIS WEEK IN SAN FRANCISCO: ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS, TRIBAL ART SHOWS

San Francisco Antique Oriental Rugs Show

San Francisco will host two internationally important art shows this week displaying some of the finest antique oriental rugs and tribal art.

Both shows give seasoned buyers, home decorators, collectors and beginners a first-hand opportunity to view and purchase directly from some of the world’s leading art dealers who will be displaying some of their best pieces because of San Francisco’s important reputation as the nation’s center of collecting textile and ethnographic arts.

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Real Persian Rugs and Carpets Blog is ready

Saturday, July 17, 2010 10:54:41 AM PDT

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Real Persian Rugs and Carpets Blog is ready. We try to create a community of people who love to know more about Persian rugs and Oriental carpets.

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