Published at Tuesday, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM by Nunzio Monti. area rugs. 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.
Published at Saturday, March 03rd 2018, 18:26:28 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. area rugs. 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 Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:15:28 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. 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 Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:12:17 PM. Coffee Tables By Mare O'Connor. Probably the most masculine table of the bunch, you can take home this low-profile blocky baby in both white or gray marble, but our pick is definitely the smokier shade.
Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 18:44:26 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. CECIL HAYES. I usually choose hand knotted area rugs in my installations because of their durability. A good rule to follow when selecting a size is always choose a rug that is between 1/2 and 3/4 the size of the furniture grouping. The average cost for an 8‘ X 10‘ area rug is $3,000 to 3,500.
Published at Wednesday, June 06th 2018, 20:51:30 PM. bookcases By Riordan Lynch. Though we live in a digital age, there’s no replacing the power of books—especially in design. Not only do they tell the story of the homeowner, adding personality to a space, but they also make a bold decor statement. “A . . . book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years,” Thomas Jefferson once wrote.
Published at Tuesday, June 05th 2018, 21:15:04 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. ELLIE CULLMAN. We look for beauty and durability. Every rug should be well made with color fast dyes and good yarns and straight seams regardless of whether it is hand made of silk or machine made of wool. For bedrooms, a good rule of thumb for size is to leave approximately 12" of floor space between the edge of the rug and the base molding.
Published at Tuesday, June 05th 2018, 13:40:25 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. KARIN BLAKE. My rooms are architectural and spare so I prefer to use antique area rugs as accents. I don‘t like to waste them under beds or couches. People should expect to spend $5,000 and up for an antique rug.
Published at Tuesday, June 05th 2018, 13:34:59 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. I like it when a room looks as if it has evolved over time. I buy almost all of our antique carpets at auction because the mark-up at most rug dealers is really high!