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Is Your Silk Rug Really Silk

Is Your Silk Rug Really Silk

admin 14/07/2015 3
Is Your Silk Oriental Rug Made of Real Silk?We don't mean to be alarmist, but we sometimes see "silk" Oriental rugs that are made of something other t...
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How Long Does it Take to Weave a Rug?

How Long Does it Take to Weave a Rug?

admin 14/07/2015 3
Before you begin weaving your own Oriental rug, consider this. A skilled weaver in India can tie about 6,000 knots per day. Thus the time for one pers...
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How to Count Knots

How to Count Knots

admin 13/07/2015 1
Knot density (knots per square inch) is an important indicator of rug quality. Most weaves are measured simply by counting the number of knots per lin...
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Knots used in weaving Oriental rugs

Knots used in weaving Oriental rugs

admin 13/07/2015 1
There are basically two kinds of "knots" used to make most pile-woven Oriental rugs: "Persian" and "Turkish" knots (but see also how Tibetan rugs are ...
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Oriental Rug Terminology

Oriental Rug Terminology

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The Parts of an Oriental Rug....Warps are the parallel strings stretched from loom beam to loom beam upon which rows of knots are tied. Most weavers u...
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