Encapsulating the epitome of luxury, style and opulence, and showcased around the worldwide in some of the finest settings, including gracing the floors of Kings and Presidents, Persian and Oriental rugs have long been treasure part of many homes.
Rated as one of the oldest forms of arts and crafts, Persian and Oriental rugs have a long and fascinating history dating back thousands of years, and today are just as treasured as they were centuries ago. Every carpet is made with extreme care, through hand made techniques of knotting or weaving on looms, primarily with wool, cotton and silk, to create an elaborate masterpiece.
Having originated around the 15th Century in the East, from countries including Persia (now Iran), India, Afghanistan, Turkey and even Egypt, the themes and designs of these decorative art forms reflect varying designs showcasing their evolution through various eras. Much like art, Persian and Oriental designs were influenced by the culture and creativity of the time, which has allowed historians to easily identify the changes in style and corresponding illustrious history.
Adorning your home with a rug of Persian or Oriental persuasion will add an air of sophistication, not to mention the added allure of magic from the East, and there is a rug suited for every taste and style.