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My Experience with Window Tinting and Rug Fading

My Experience with Window Tinting and Rug Fading

When my husband and I did the final walk-through of our current home, the previous owner told us that they had had the living room and dining room windows tinted because the wood floors were being bleached by the sun and that their long term plan, had they not decided...

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Yes, a Persian Bathroom Rug can Work in your Home!

Yes, a Persian Bathroom Rug can Work in your Home!

If you’ve been googling, searching and pinning bathroom pics lately, you’ve probably noticed some new trends in salles de bains (this is fancy speak for bathroom in case you didn’t know). People are choosing Persians and other Orientals for their bathroom rug. Yes! It...

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Top 4 Things You Need for Rug Shopping

Top 4 Things You Need for Rug Shopping

We’ve been selling rugs for a loooooong time. In that time, we have encountered some of the most organized customers and designers you have ever met. Here are our favorite tips to help you prepare.

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Name that Persian Rug!

Name that Persian Rug!

If you’re like me, whenever you watch TV or a movie, you probably notice the homes of the characters and very often think to yourself, “Hmmm…I wonder where they got that coffee table?” or “Ooohhh, that is a pretty rug!” and sometimes, “Daaaaamn, that is one ugly...

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Persian Rugs for Fall Brides

Persian Rugs for Fall Brides

In Washington, DC where June is not quite the end of allergy season, but is definitely the beginning of humidity season, Fall is the most popular time to get married. So being a rug store, as fall approaches us, what else would we do than provide you with a great...

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What’s in a Persian Rug Name?

What’s in a Persian Rug Name?

If you’ve ever been in the market for a Persian rug or an Oriental rug, then you probably have perused lots and lots of beautiful pieces that have very hard to pronounce names. Have you ever wondered how Persian rugs get their names? No? I’m going to tell you anyway....

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Top 3 Iranian Foods You Should Try Now

Top 3 Iranian Foods You Should Try Now

At the beginning of this year, we were all jumping for joy because importation restrictions on Persian rugs were lifted, and we were able to begin importing again for the first time in almost seven years. Yes, seven! Being able to call up the Iranian rug bazaars and...

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Book Review: It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel

Book Review: It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel

One of my favorite comical Iranian-American writers (or perhaps I should say one of the only, but I’m not sure) is out with another book this month. Firoozeh Dumas, the best-selling author of Funny in Farsi, is at it again, but this time with a children’s/young-adult...

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