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Rug of the Month

01 January, 2018

Rug of the Month: Bokara rugs

Bokara Rug

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01 December, 2017

Khotan Rug

East Bay Rug of the Month

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03 November, 2017

Rug of the Month

East Bay Rug of the month

Baluch Rugs– Within the antique Oriental rugs milieu familiar to collectors and rug enthusiasts, no single group of rugs has had a more checkered or contested career than Baluch rugs and carpets, woven by tribes people in eastern Persia and western Afghanistan.

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01 October, 2017

Beautiful Antique Selection of Persian Bakhtiari Rugs

East Bay Oriental Rug Cleaning and Repair

Persian Bakhtiari Rugs – Antique Persian Bakhtiari rugs and carpets are one of the few types and styles of antique rugs that encompasses nomadic tribal as well as urban antique Persian rug design; most antique Persian rug styles will be expressive of either one aesthetic or the other, but only very rarely will it be expressive of both.

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29 August, 2017

Gabbeh Rug

East Bay Rug of the month

In Farsi (the language of Persia), the word Gabbeh means something raw or natural, uncut or “in the rough”. Gabbeh are the world’s best-known coarsely woven Iranian tribal rugs. Traditionally, the knotting and weaving of nomadic carpets are a woman’s domain and area of expertise. True nomadic rugs such as the Gabbeh are almost exclusively knotted for personal use, and often the woman’s spirit and natural artisanship are quite apparent in these personal interpretations of their life in art.

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