Published at Monday, June 04th 2018, 21:08:41 PM. area rugs. By Lyront Papp.
Today, the traditional craftsmanship once treasured has transformed into the lowest cost labor available, or mass-manufactured rugs for big home stores around the world. Since we’re all about helping you find quality and enduring value, here is some history and tips to help navigate you around the world of heirloom-quality rugs.
For most of our projects, I tend to look for interesting patterns that work with our color scheme. Scale is everything! Keep details of the room in mind; such as door swing and furniture leg placement when selecting size. A new carpet be around $15-20k, an antique will run approx $50-lOOk.
SUZANNE LOVELL. Keep all the furniture legs on the rug. Always a quiet elegance—a shouting rug is never grounding to the spirit of ones soul. RON MANN. Too broad a question. Every room in the house could have an area rug. It has to do with place and function.
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.