Published at Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:19:39 PM by Mare O'Connor. area rugs. 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 Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:13:03 PM. area rugs By Mare O'Connor. 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!
Published at Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:47:56 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. The tombs of Egypt and Mesopotamia have given us evidence that shows flat weaving was used and even pile rugs have been dated back to 2,000 BCE in Asia and the Middle East.
Published at Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:41:37 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. 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, June 13th 2018, 21:43:49 PM. Coffee Tables By Jeraldo Sanz. Entertaining guests is what Southerners do best. We love to host friends, family, neighbors – and even strangers – in our living rooms, refilling their glasses with sweet tea and showing them hospitality. If you`re hoping to entertain in a space that could use some pizzazz, try out these simple tips for styling a coffee table.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. Ambries (recesses in walls) were used to hold books from the earliest times. Even after the invention of printing, books were still such a rare luxury that they were commonly kept in a chest or on one shelf beneath a desk. The history of bookcases was also connected with the medieval fittings of college libraries in Britain.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. For living rooms rugs, we would leave about 18"-24" off the wall depending on the size of the room and whether or not the room is shaped or if there is a hearthstone. We don‘t shape rugs around hearthstones. From simply bound sisals in a catalog to precious antiques at a good rug dealer, rugs come in an enormous range of prices and styles.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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.