Antique oriental rugs are treasured for the timelessness and tradition that they bring to every space. They have been admired for their size and color for decades and breathe culture and decadence to any space, hallway or entrance that they grace. Oriental rugs are typically hand-woven and originate mostly from the continent of Asia, such as Persia, India, Pakistan, China, and Turkey.
Oriental rugs are valuable and sought after because of their intricate designs. Their patterns or motifs are typically laid out in a single border or several borders layered next to each other. Their patterns mostly revert back to ancient patterns always showcasing a distinct attachment to symmetry.
One of the world’s greatest art forms are antique oriental rugs; they are admired for their uniqueness, unmatchable beauty and long-lasting attractiveness. An authentic antique oriental rug will never be machine made as all authentic oriental rugs are painstakingly made by hand. All hand-made rugs are sought after but due to their tremendous and appreciating value, no rugs are more desired than the antique oriental rugs. The price of oriental rugs varies so they are accessible to many different sized budgets. The price of the rug is affected by the rugs’: materials, quality, condition, ages, and designs, as well as the tightness of the weaves.
The timelessness of the oriental design enables it to fit nicely into many different styles and types of decors. Rugs of this nature will always be in style and last for generations. The materials for most antique rugs are either 100% wool and/or silk. The rich designs of antique oriental rugs will bring you years of beauty to your home and provide a sense of tradition and timeless style. They also act as a special gift and legacy that you can pass on to your children and grandchildren for them to cherish and enjoy.