History of Rugs

History of Rugs No one knows exactly when rug making began. Rug weaving is a tradition that spans the centuries over a number of cultures. There are several references to the art of weaving found in ancient sculptures and classical writings. Unfortunately, there is no...

Carpet Fibers

Carpet Fibers Natural Fibers The materials used most often in Oriental rugs are wool and cotton. Other common materials include goat’s hair, camel’s hair and silk. Materials Making up Fibers Protein – (animal or insect) – There are a few  that are used very often such...