Like anything that has been around for a long time, there have been a lot of myths spread about Oriental rugs. And we’re here to debunk the most common ones in this blog post! Continue reading to learn more, and if you’re in need of rug cleaning in Memphis, give us a call. Having been…

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So you just brought your new, beautiful Oriental rug home and found the perfect spot in your home for it. Its intricate designs compliment your hardwood floors, and you can’t wait for all the compliments you’re going to receive. But wait. You might have been so excited when purchasing it that you kind of zoned…

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Our pets are cherished and admired members of our household. They provide us with company, love, and endless entertainment. However, our pets can also be a damaging addition to some of our homes’ items, especially rugs. Though your pet may be potty trained, accidents can still happen. If you’re concerned that your pet has found…

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A New Year means a new you. Why not make your rugs look brand new? Start off 2017 with quality cleaned rugs from Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners & Oriental Rug Gallery to clean up the remnants of 2016. Our rug wash services are of the highest quality in the Memphis and Nashville areas, and include…

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Aubusson: Aubusson is a town south of Paris, France. Aubusson rugs, emulating the look of Savonnerie rugs in a flat, tapestry weave, were made available to European nobility. (During the reign of Louis XIV, Savonnerie rugs were being woven only for royal commissions.) The Aubusson’s flatweave is influenced by the Persian kilim, which has been…

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Art Deco Chinese: Art Deco was an international design movement of the 1920’s and 1930’s expressed through the decorative arts and architecture. There was no specific Art Deco movement in China, however, the disruption of carpet trading routes through Iran and Turkey following World War I left an opportunity for rugs imported from China to…

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Baloch (Balochi, Baluch, or Baluchi): Balochistan is a region in Southwestern Pakistan. The region is named after the Baloch people of Southeastern Iran on the Pakistan Border. The Baloch people moved into Pakistan around 1000 AD. Currently, about 25% of the Balochi people live in Iran and 60% live in Pakistan. Because this area is…

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Bessarabian: Bessarabia is a historical term for the region bounded by the Dniester River to the north and east, the Prut to the west and the lower Danube River and the Black Sea to the south. This area would now incorporate parts of Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine. Bessarabian kilims are made of wool and generally…

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