Growing Up Around Oriental Rugs
I was born in Tehran, Iran. My father was manufacturer of Persian Meshad and Shiraz rugs, which are two different states in the country of Iran. He sold rugs all over Europe, especially London, Milan, and Hamburg. I moved to live with my aunt’s family in Milan at a young age. They had an […]
One of my favorite designers is the legendary Bunny Williams. In an article by Alix G. Perrachon Bunny states “Rugs are the magic of every room.” “They have been in my life forever.” Renowned for her prestigious interiors that artfully fuse the classical with the contemporary, the grande dame of decorating fondly recalls growing up […]
THE RARE BEAUTY OF AUBUSSON IS NOW ACCESSIBLE!
Since the 14th Century, genuine Aubusson carpets have been made only in France – that is until 11 years ago. At that time, American designers brought the technique, the art, and the age-old weaving practices to China. Genuine Aubusson carpets are now being hand-woven with the same traditional process that has been practiced in the […]
Have you ever cleaned a rug in the snow? This is the perfect opportunity.
Winter Cleaning Instructions: 1. Shake the rug well, releasing any dust or loose dirt. Hang outside and let acclimate to the temperature for at least a half hour. 2. Lay the rug in 3″-5″ of snow, give yourself a large area to work in. With the broom, flip a good amount of snow across the […]