How Long Does it Take to Knot a Persian Carpet?
There is more to it than what meets the eye in the materials used to make Persian & Oriental carpets. Each of the material has it's own specialities and requirements to meet the highests standards. There is much ado when it comes to the perfect end result.Read the Article
Traditional hand-knotting of a Persian or Oriental carpet requires a symphony of skills to be in place over time. Skill and knowledge, experience, patience and persistance, as well as the ability to duplicate a pattern. Then of course there is the time these skills are multiplied over.Read the Article
Want to know if a Persain or Oriental carpet is genuine or not? It certainly helps to know these 5 tell-tale signs before you buy. And these are all easy to test or apply yourself.Read the Article
What are the meaning of the different patterns, colours and designs and how to 'read' your Oriental carpet. Steeped in history, geography, culture and tradition, this is one way the weavers express themselves.Read the Article
The difference is significant and such that it makes one an 'authentic' Persian or Oriental carpet and the other 'a carpet'. The 'technique', the time, the patterns; all make the difference. Find out why.Read the Article
Watch this space as we bring you more facinating facts and trivia about the rich art and craft of Persian & Oriental carpet making. In the future we will bring you the different types of knots, different types of carpets (we will feature 15 - 18 selected few), the four primary 'types' of persian carpets, and more ...