Damask rugs originated in the Middle East hundreds of years ago. Made out of cotton, linen, silk, wool or synthetic fibers, these iridescent rugs are woven using techniques created by Islamic and Byzantine weavers. Continue reading →
There are quite a few collectors of rugs out there that are just naturally drawn in to getting different exotic looks. Because of this, rugs from the Caucuses region are growing in popularity. Continue reading →
Anatolian Kilim rug weaving is an artistic tradition that dates back decades. In fact, hand-woven Kilim can be traced to tribes of Nomadic people that wandered the region between Turkey and Central Asia during the 6th century. Continue reading →
Turkish rugs and carpets are held as the gold standard in the world of handmade carpets. For thousands of years, these carpets have been hand made and hand knotted by skilled artisans to create works of art that reside in palaces and huts alike. Continue reading →
Due to the civil war in Afghanistan, most of the rug weavers took refuge in neighboring Pakistan. While the weavers were within Pakistan borders, many of them simply pitched tents in the deserts and made homes there. Continue reading →
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Why Medallion Rug?
We are luxury, handmade area rug experts that have been in business for over 30 years. So we know it takes time to find the perfect area rug. They are like works of art. You will know you have found your perfect area rug when you see it! Our role is to help guide you through the process and make it as simple and stress free as possible.
Why Go Handmade?
Handmade area rugs offer quality craftsmanship, character and beauty. Similar to a work of art, a handmade area rug not only tells a story, it can hold its value and even increase in value over time. One handmade area rug can take approximately two and half years to weave.
Area Rug Buying Tips
Area Rug Buying Tips Whether you are looking for a simple area rug for your entryway or a vintage collectible area rug to put on display, these tips create the foundation for what you need to know!
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