Category: Rug Repair

October Update

The summer has been really busy with a huge variety of rugs for repair, including an antique Zeigler circa 1800 valued at £220,000 and an Esphahan, bought in a sale for £2.5k and valued once repaired for £15,000, a pleasant surprise for the owner....
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A Persian Kashan rug cleaned and repaired

Last month we received a call from a client in Edinburgh needing specialist repairs on an oriental handmade Persian rug. Her father bought the rug in the late 1930’s and she was unsure if the rug was from Afghanistan or Persia (now called Iran of c...
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Use a Specialist Rug Repair Company

We often get asked what the difference is in what we do to the average cleaning company and so we thought writing a blog on the subject might just help. Colour run and dye bleed: Oriental and Persian carpets and rugs are normally naturally dyed and c...
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Antique Chinese Peking Carpet Fully Restored

We recently restored a large antique Chinese carpet for a client in the Pimlico, London (SW1V) postcode area. The client came to us after inheriting the carpet from her parents in mainland Europe. The carpet is a stunning example of a rare Chinese/Pe...
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Repair and Restoration in West London

We recently restored a large antique Chinese carpet for a client in the Pimlico (SW1V) postcode area. The client came to us after inheriting the carpet from her parents in mainland Europe. The carpet is a stunning example of a rare Chinese/Peking car...
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London Oriental rug cleaning and repair

We just wanted to let our clients know about the services that we offer in London and throughout the UK. We are the only company in the UK that specialise in one thing – cleaning and repairing Oriental carpets and rugs. We offer a service second to...
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Make your Oriental & Persian Rugs last longer

Your very first EVER Persian or Oriental Rug. Gorgeous, luxurious, an investment in your future. Although it can last forever, or as close to forever as possible, there are a few special precautions you should take when it comes to any Persian rug. A...
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Materials used in the weaving of oriental rugs

In general oriental & Persian rugs are woven using a cotton foundation and woollen knots. This type of rug construction was widely used throughout the orient. Silk was used to highlight woollen rugs and give the rugs a greater value. Silk has a f...
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