Published at Saturday, March 31st 2018, 21:32:50 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. area rugs. MITCHELL TURNBOUGH. When choosing an area rug, rich color and a good hand that feels nice under foot (barefoot) are essential. When determining the size, I personally prefer that all of the furniture sit entirely on or entirely off the rug —never half on or half off. Spend what you can afford.
Published at Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 20:08:12 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. area rugs. The rug, a beautiful and richly designed piece, is believed to have been made in Mongolia, featured a hand-knotting technique called Ghiordes that is still in use today. Even though it is argued by some historians that the first woven pile rugs were made in Mongolia, it is widely agreed that it is the Persians who perfected it.
Published at Friday, March 30th 2018, 19:20:20 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. area rugs. Our most primitive cave drawings, scriptures, and novels showcase numerous references to these rugs. Some of the processes still used today were created thousands of years ago, and handed down through instructional writings and drawings.
Published at Monday, February 05th 2018, 20:41:41 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. Carpets also reflect history and culture (one could literally tour the globe and discover it‘s history by looking at carpets). Carpets can be art and should be purchased with one‘s budget in mind and the time line for that particular space.
Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM. bookcases By Alair Moreau. In the Bodleian Library at Oxford, presses (medieval cupboards) were abandoned in favour of shelves rising to such a height that a gallery was introduced for ease of access. This system was adopted in a number of great Palladian houses in Britain in the first half of the 18th century.
Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 19:19:01 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. Sofas always look better on a rug rather than off or worst still half on and half off. A good modern 10x8 rug should cost you between $7,000 to $10,000 depending on the silk or wool content. A fine antique rug of that size however can cost in excess of $50,000.
Published at Tuesday, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. Always look for the knot count on a rug. Observe how closely it is woven and look for signs of repairs. A good repair does not affect the value, but a bad repair ruins a rug. When choosing your rug size make sure your furniture fits onto the rug.
Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 22:11:19 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. ROBERT COUTURIER. I look for authenticity, as well as age in antique rug. I own about 15 of them ranging from 200 year old to a 1940 Bessarabian one. I also try to make sure they have their original colors which is quite hard since so many of them have been restored in an appalling fashion.
Published at Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 19:04:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. ROBERT COUTURIER. I look for authenticity, as well as age in antique rug. I own about 15 of them ranging from 200 year old to a 1940 Bessarabian one. I also try to make sure they have their original colors which is quite hard since so many of them have been restored in an appalling fashion.
Published at Friday, January 05th 2018, 22:12:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. While allowing my imagination to wander before choosing a carpet for my studio, I considered the most beautiful carpet I have ever seen (the carpet on the chapel balcony at Fontainebleau - Savonnerie(?) and inquired about the cost of such a carpet). Reality, of course, set in.