Area rugs and runners are a major part of completing a traditional, contemporary and transitional look. You will see them in living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, hallways and even kitchens. They come in different shapes, styles, sizes and prices.  Some rugs are even handed down and become an heirlooms and family treasures. Learn as much as you can about the rug before you purchase. 

Nick Motlagh, owner of Rug Treasures in Scottsdale, chats with Nancy about the differences between a Persian and Oriental rug, techniques of rug making, and how to tell the difference. 

  • Usually, come from Iran, China, India, Russia, Turkey, Pakistan, and Tibet. After
  • Rugs can be hand knotted, tufted and machine made using different fibers.
  • Attention to detail is where the value and rarity of these rugs comes from, as each rug is unique and takes many hours of hard work to create.

Rug Treasures


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