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Cleaning oriental carpets on your own
Cleaning oriental carpets on your own

If something got soiled at home, usually it can be cleaned by oneself. However, valuable carpets can get damaged when attempting to clean them. If you keep to some important points, you can clean your carpet at home unscrupulously. In the following we give some valuable advice on how to clean your own Persian or oriental carpet. In more severe cases, you should however have the carpet cleaned by professionals. »

Oriental carpets and rugs are coming back for modern interiors
Oriental carpets and rugs are coming back for modern interiors

A new trend is coming and it involves the Orient. Handknotted oriental carpets are finding their way into scandinavian and bohemian interior concepts. The vivid carpets give bright rooms a great colour accent and present themselves as eye catchers. Their broad spectrum of forms, patterns and colours are an absolute highlight for almost every room. »

Authentic oriental carpets: A piece of hard work
Authentic oriental carpets: A piece of hard work

Nowadays, most carpets are industrially produced. In contrast to these machine-made carpets, Persian carpets knotted by hand reach an extremely high knot density, which increases the lifetime and decreases the sensitivity to dirt. The historic craft of knotting carpets is a craft of calmness, serenity, precision and attention to detail. Of course, hand crafting comes with a higher price - for some carpets their production takes more than a year of hard work. In addition to that, rising wages and material costs lead to higher prices of the products. That is exactly why a real oriental carpet is an investment with gain in value over time. »