|... also produces a
line of commercial carpet styles suitable for light and heavy commercial,
hospitality, office, home, and "home office" applications.
the incredible performance of anything goes! carpets
the hallmark of shawmark carpets is the remarkable anything goes! line of
carpets, a high-performance collection noted for enduring extraordinary
"torture tests." beautiful as well as incre...|
|...it’s never been about a single pattern or trend. karastan rugs and carpets are crafted to be timeless pieces that fit perfectly within your home. with inspired designs, flawless craftsmanship, and long-lasting materials, karastan is made for a life lived beautifully.inspired by the world around us.our creative process starts with travel. karastan designers seek inspiration through tradition, works...|
carpets and rugs was founded in pennsylvania in 1866 and still today boasts of
its heritage as the leading carpet manufacturer in the united states.
since 1866, masland insist that its carpets and rugs maintain the highest
quality. the tradition of manufacturing quality product has been practiced for
over 135 years and continues to be
|.... 3m is known around the world for its technology and
innovation in product development. for more than 25 years 3m has marketed and
sold state-of-the-art fabric protection for textile goods such as carpets and
rugs, upholstered furniture, linens and clothing under the scotchgard™
protection brand name. 3m has developed dozens of different scotchgard
protection products formulated to work with...|
|...fxi foam floor underlayment and foam carpet padding solutions help lighten
our step, by cushioning carpets and support flooring for greater comfort and
|...t and most respected names in the carpet industry.
beginning in 1865 and spanning over four generations, the downs name has been
synonymous with superbly constructed, elegant, and uniquely styled carpets.
and today, that downs heritage of quality, integrity, and unsurpassed luxury
is carried on with downs decade carpets. your satisfaction with the downs carpet
of your choice, for either ...|
|...tact with carpenter co. every day. we make the carpet padding you
walk on, the cushions you sit on, and the bedding you sleep on.
carpenter co. makes furniture more comfortable, pillows more soft, carpets more
cushy, and homes more cozy. we are carpenter co. we provide the world with
|...an expert source of ideas for making your home come alive with true timeless beauty, was established half a century ago, when ali a. (haji) momeni started a family business bringing exquisite persian carpets to the united states. though styles have come and gone, beneath them all is the fundamental principal that momeni rugs are created to touch our senses. from concept through production, a famil...|
|...anufacturer in the world. the company is one of the leading exporters of rugs worldwide, and the largest player in the egyptian market.
oriental weavers is engaged in the production of machine woven carpets and rugs for residential, commercial and hospitality industries. it is widely acknowledged as the market leader and trend setter in technology, design and coloration worldwide.
|...novative approach to product
development, nourison today supplies more than sixty active collections to fine
retailers throughout the world.
from classic tibetan weaves to hand-knotted chinese
carpets, from our patented nourmak flatweave to luxuriously hand-finished
powerloom designs, nourison rugs represent a truly unique combination of beauty,
craftsmanship, and quality. in every price ...|
|...schumacher brand is the flagship of f. schumacher & co., representing
the height of design sophistication and elegance in fine decorative fabrics,
wallpaper, furnishings, decorative accessories and carpets. the schumacher brand
sets the standard for classic styling and superior quality, which have been the
hallmarks of the company since its founding in 1889 by frederic schumacher.
|... varied assortment of original
patterns, historic reproductions and custom designs. schumacher is widely
recognized for offering classic styling and superior quality in floor coverings.
schumacher carpets are available in myriad constructions. the company is best
known for its time-honored wilton carpet designs with coordinating fields and
borders, which are offered in a broad range of patter...|
|...e high-end decorative carpet business.
founded in 1943, patterson, flynn & martin established its reputation as a
supplier of the finest floor coverings, including historic reproductions,
oriental carpets and exclusive wilton designs.
f. schumacher & co., the patterson, flynn & martin collection has grown
to encompass an expanded variety of constructions, including exquisite
|...one of very few carpet manufacturers who can claim ‘from fleece to floor’, axminster carpets make woven axminsters and wiltons as well as highest quality tufted carpets, all famous for comfort and long lasting durability, recommended by generations. if that makes you associate axminsters with the past, however, think again. real axminster tm carpets range from stunning plains in everything from ...|
|...ey hirst was one of australia's first
textile mills. based in geelong, victoria, australia, godfrey hirst has grown to
now have production plants and facilities across the globe.. godfrey hirst
carpets is recognized as one of the top 10 carpet manufacturers in the world.
with our long established heritage, godfrey hirst's brands have become household
names with a reputation for quality a...|
|...collection of bed linens, fabrics, wall coverings, furniture, lighting, and other home furnishings, all bearing the laura ashley label. in addition, laura ashley also has a wide range of wall-to-wall carpets...|
|...elier collection of decorative patterns in nylons spanning from residential to medium commercial applications.
stanton continues to set new standards of innovation and design in uniquely decorative carpets such as patterned wilton's, wool tufted textures, flat- weaves, wool blends, nylons, synthetic and natural fiber products with patterns produced exclusively for stanton.
|... tiny particles
that look and act like super sponges to absorb dirt, spills, and even allergens.
it is safe on all types of fibers and fabrics, and it's approved for use on
all stain resistant carpets.
it is even safe for use on wool rugs. you get professional carpet cleaning
results without the high costs.
recommended by carpet manufacturers and fiber producers worldwide.
host is used daily to clean high traffic areas in airports, restaurants and
hospitals, so imagine how well host can clean your carpets at home!
what is host?
advanced formula host sponges carpet cleaner is a soft, natural product that
is environmentally friendly. host cleaner is a soft, natural product moistened
|...bloomsburg carpet industries offers a wide range of in-stock carpets that are
available for cut order and roll order service through their floorcovering
dealer network. bloomsburg carpet industries stock program consists of woven
velvet, wilton and axminster carpets. all of bloomsburg carpet industries' stock
carpets are manufactured to the highest standards of excellence and quality.
|...a from coast to coast. from our modern 30,000 square foot facility in toronto, and offices in vancouver, bc we are one of the largest and most respected wholesalers of oriental and decorator rugs and carpets in canada. anglo oriental specializes in both "programmed" lines of decorator carpets and rugs, which are contained in this website, and unique one of a kind piece as well...|
|...e smart attributes
are even more brilliant when you consider that 37% of the sorona® polymer comes
from renewable resources instead of the more limited petroleum based
ingredients in most other carpets.
styled for today
by utilizing renewable ingredients that can be infinitely replaced - like corn -
karastan is able to create beautiful
carpets, while preserving the earth's nonrenew...|
|...the wools of new zealand brand represents the standard of excellence in wool
the name and trademark, used exclusively on products containing at least 80
percent wool, with the majority (60%) being new zealand wool, are applied only
to carpets and rugs that have met the highest performance and environmental
wools of new zealand brand carpets comb...|
|...masland carpets and rugs was founded in pennsylvania in 1866 and still today
boasts of its heritage as the leading carpet manufacturer in the united states.
since 1866, masland insist that its carpets and rugs maintain the highest
quality. the tradition of manufacturing quality product has been practiced for
over 136 years and continues to be practiced today.
masland manufacturing and...|
|...nearly thirty years ago, fabrica was founded with one thought in mind…to
produce the world's most beautiful carpets and area rugs.
while many companies strive to create floor covering products which beautify
the home or office, at fabrica, our passion for perfection has driven us to
blend both style and performance into the carpets we produce.
this fusion of beauty and durability is what d...|
|...fabrica carpets and rugs are recognized for their singular beauty and
exceptional quality. using superior materials, state of the art technology, and
highly skilled craftsmen, fabrica creates carpet and area rugs that offer
quality without compromise.
fabrica’s reputation for quality and style comes in part from the unmatched
creativity of fabrica designers, whose sense of craftsmanshi...|
|...you’ll find all the latest trends in fashion floors
carpetsplus colortile® retailers offer you a comprehensive selection of styles
and colors, with the most up to date designs and fashions at prices right for
with more products to choose from, more helpful and knowledgeable salespeople
and stores that are easy to shop – there’s really no reason to shop anywhere
else. carpetsplus co...|
|...denier, which is a weight-per-unit-length measurement, produces the
supple touch, while advanced yarn engineering accounts for the superior
durability.in contrast to their softness, evertouch carpets are tough enough for
any room in the home. as with all shaw carpets, each style is rigorously
tested and given an appearance-retention performance rating. test results
performance and value are available throughout our line. from practical to
decadent, contemporary to casual, affordable to unbelievable no one offers more.
when you are tired of ordinary carpets and rugs, what you really want is
masland contract was founded in pennsylvania in 1866 and still today boasts of its heritage as the leading carpet manufacturer in the united states. since 1866, masland insist that its carpets and rugs maintain the highest quality. the tradition of manufacturing quality product has been practiced for 150 years and continues to be practiced today. masland contract manufacturing and d...|
the product of years of research and testing. shaw's patented and exclusive
r2x system goes beyond conventional repellents that only protect the surface
of the carpet. with r2x, carpets are armed with total fiber coverage, offering
complete protection from the top to the bottom of the yarn. this total fiber
coverage offers unprecedented protection against household sp...|
soil and stain protection
flexible actionbac® resists wrinkling and lies flat
bound and double-stiched serging for durability
high fiber density - joy carpets pioneered fine gauge tufting!
other advantages include:
many products available in both area rugs and broadloom for
|...we are proud to represent the signature designer carpets of the famed ralph
lauren. what makes this collection so special? presented in specially built
galleries featuring handsome mahogany display furnishings, ralph lauren
floorcoverings represent uncompromising quality and design excellence. the
collection was developed in a licensing agreement with karastan, the most
respected name in...|
|...balta carpets is the european market leader for tufted and woven wall-to-wall carpet, in both synthetic and wool yarn.
the innovative and market-oriented polypropylene collections are known under three registered brands: stainsafe, practical and easy to clean, leonis, soft and shiny and x-tron for intensive use. the award winning 'made in heaven' brand stands for soft and luxurious polyester carp...|
|...s woven on wilton looms from solid
velvets to cut loop and loop fabrics. although the wool woven segment of the
carpet industry is small, radici usa continues to grow and gain market share
with carpets that are most competitive in color and design...|
|...the louis de poortere philosophy is based on a simple concept : we aim to be
more than just a manufacturer of carpets.
in branching into home decorating, we have had to increase our creativity to
meet your aestetic requirements, and this has stimulated us to tranform generic
because people are increasingly seeking beauty, elegance, value and comfort for
their homes, our ...|
|...o produce color shadings that enhance
appearance. ‘texture’ also describes any combination of cut and loop piles and
differing pile heights, designed to provide more attractive and more durable
|...lotfy & sons is recognized in the oriental rug industry for carrying a broad
and balanced range of handmade oriental carpets. our mission is to provide the
best product available to our customers and to maintain a tradition of classic
designs while innovating with new textures, colors and weaves.
our oriental carpets are imported from india, china, pakistan and iran and we
maintain a stro...|
|...ar. a perfect rating of 5 means that after rigorous, industry-standard testing, the carpeting maintained the appearance of brand new carpet.
a rating of 4.0 or above is considered outstanding. these carpets are recommended for heavy traffic locations, including family rooms and children's areas.
a rating of 2.5 to 4.0 is predicted to provide normal durability. these carpets can be used in most h...|
|...the center of all activity.
in addition to the wide range of tufted products in j mish’s signature collection, we recently expanded our offering by acquiring the north american operations of riviera carpets. j mish’s riviera collection is an imported line made up of high end wilton, hand loomed, flat woven and tufted products. we also recently acquired the woolshire product line. j mish’s woolshi...|
|...et; that is the hibernia difference. from sourcing the finest wool yarn from around the world, to making sure our products are quality tested to stand the test of time for generations to enjoy.
our carpets possess an enduring beauty and exceptional quality that is only achieved in the finest mills worldwide. innovative textures and meticulous details transcend the notion of floor covering and ev...|
|...ige mills brings a wide range of floorcoverings from all over the world. the finest wools, nylons and acrylics are brought together by state of the art manufacturing facilities to create truly unique carpets.
bromley, a luxurious new zealand wool woven velvet is a unique texture that is comfortable in any design setting. the rich earthtones create a wonderful sense of tranquility for the home.
|...pure new wool is the key ingredient in bellbridge carpets. our sheep graze in a pristine natural environment and impose a minimum amount of environmental impact. wool is a naturally renewable resource that biodegrades easily. most of our products contain new zealand wool, which is desired for its superior strength, purity, and consistency. bellbridge wool carpets are also good for the indoor envir...|
|...ranched out in the development of special sewing machines for
the carpet industry. he is credited with developing the first bobbin less, zig
zag, double chain lock stitch machine to tape and bind carpets in one-pass
mel maher and mark caplan have spearheaded the
development of the industry's bobbinless portable carpet binder and the all new
|...omania and turkey,
instill a revolutionary design esthetic that can not be matched. the culture,
art and history of these countries inspire the exclusive marc phillips
decorative rugs line. the carpets are a woven fusion of traditional art and
fresh contemporary interpretations. marc phillips decorative rugs re-invents new
color combinations and designs, and experiments with new textures...|
|... in 2001 and is a 50/50 joint venture between baltagroup (www.baltagroup.com) and spanogroup (www.spanogroup.be). baltagroup is the 2nd largest european floorcovering producer (rugs and wall-to-wall carpets) and ranks worldwide 6th. spanogroup is a world leader in wood based panel solutions: mdf, hdf, fibreboard, osb ...|
|...signature hospitality carpets is a vertically integrated mill. our main
objective is to offer the hospitality industry quality designs and exceptional
service for guestrooms and public area carpet.
as a vertically integrated mill, located in dalton georgia, we provide custom
designs, yarn extrusion, tufting, dyeing and coating. with our state-of-the-art
tufting equipment, which includes...|
|...little notice was given to sisal and coir carpets and rugs within the carpet and residential flooring marketplace in 1979, but they weren’t entirely unknown. woven natural plant fiber products, when sought after, were difficult to source in a timely manner and product quality was inconsistent.
with characteristic energy and faith, from its founding owners, the company began to make headway changi...|
|...founded in 1979 by mr. mohamed farid khamis, with leadership from ms. yasmine khamis & ms. farida khamis the oriental weavers group of 17 businesses is one of the finest producers of machine-made carpets and area rugs in the world. with manufacturing on three continents and a work force of over 20,000 skilled associates globally, the hospitality business is a growing part of this 1billion dollar, ...|
|...there’s good reason why mohawk has been a trusted name in carpets for over a
century; good reason why, today, we are the leading flooring producer and
distributor worldwide. in a word, innovator.
we pride ourselves on being innovator’s in the flooring category. innovation
is central to our goals, strategy, culture and leadership. it’s this innovative
spirit that has led to such break-thro...|
|...ar dalton) and is still owned and operated by the
founding family. the sierra division was established to focus on hospitality and
related end uses. we offer a broad range of hospitality oriented carpets with
running line styles for room and public space and a flexible custom program. our
running line includes carpet in a variety of effects and budget levels. our
|...here at rodeo collection our diversified range of equipment allows us to make hand tufted custom rugs and carpets in any length or width, as well as broadloom carpet for any wall to wall installations. we even combine machine made and hand tufting to achieve the superior effect you desire, and still keep you within your budget.
rodeo collection is dedicated to delivering only the finest quality c...|
|...le east, and the orient. our machine-made collections
duplicate the exquisite craftsmanship of our handmade pieces, while retaining
fluid and contemporary lines.
citak offers premier rugs and carpets to architects, interior designers and
decorators, as well as, major furniture dealers and retail flooring groups.
combining handmade luxury, with modern elegance, citak is the preeminent
|...flagship carpets has made carpets and rugs for over 40 years. in 2012, we
began an exciting journey as the "the new flagship carpets". by combining years
of industry experience with the most innovative technology in the world, we have
distinguished our company as the only direct manufacturer in our market.
flagship carpets maintains the most innovative and unique carpe...|
|...brintons is the world's largest manufacturer of high-quality woven axminster
carpets, and offer an unrivalled ability to deliver immediate performance
solutions and service support for any commercial project.
brintons supplies high-quality carpets designed and engineered to satisfy our
customers’ needs within our chosen markets. our customers can be confident that
we will be uncompromis...|
|...hout the world
including such companies as the home depot, sherwin-williams, abbey carpet,
flooring america, gco carpet outlets, carpet one, stone mountain carpet mills,
shaw flooring alliance, carpets plus of america and many others...|
|...the southwind carpets division provides a complete range of residential and
light commercial products to an extensive dealer network nationwide.
our experienced sales staff is committed to providing you with not only
outstanding service, but also with answers to your carpet-related questions.
|...the first and still the best:
joy carpets is the leader in the design and manufacture of specialty broadloom,
modular carpet, rugs, and mats for creative and eye-catching interiors. we
take pride in providing industry-first floor coverings to residential,
educational, hospitality, healthcare, and commercial markets.
joy pioneered fine gauge tufting and introduced the first recreation...|
|...ry. 18 years later, in 2011, we realized we could bring that same sense of unparalleled service and product to homes across america.
as the carpet manufacturer, we can provide an enormous variety of carpets from subtle to statement-making. because carpet isn’t just a cover for your floor. it’s the groundwork for your life – and the memories that will be made there.
today, lexmark residential pri...|
|...a capital partners, a private
equity firm based out of cleveland, ohio. stanton's three quality carpet
divisions represent all key facets of the soft flooring arena: stanton carpet,
royal dutch carpets and antrim carpets usa, ltd. each division boasts its own
branded product line that can be viewed at over 5,000 retail partners nationwide
|...with over 43 years of experience in the flooring industry, cosmos
carpets is one of the premiere wholesalers and distributors supplying the north
our products are unique and span the range from the ever-popular oriental
patterns to the cutting edge eclectic and modern.
cosmos spares no borders in importing the most desirable area rugs. we bring in
the widest variety fr...|
|...shaw is pleased to introduce a line of carpets featuring the company's new
cleartouch® bcf pet with recycled content. like the bcf cleartouch introduced in
2005, the new cleartouch is a continuous filament fiber that offers the inherent
attributes of polyester as well as exceptional performance characteristics, such
as excellent appearance retention and long-term wear. an added benefit of ...|
|...using the latest technology available, we are able to produce machined patterned carpets that offer construction, design flexibility and performance options that in many ways exceed that of woven carpets...|
|...ng manufacturer of residential carpet, phenix has been committed to
producing the highest quality products since 2006.
using today’s most innovative technology, we make premium p.e.t. and nylon
carpets that exceed industry standards, and we continue to be a pioneer and
innovator in the solution-dyed arena.
|...located in dalton, ga, known as the carpet capital of the world, the shelmarc
brand has always consisted of innovative products, an ever-growing product
selection and excellent customer service. our management team consists of
experts in the carpet industry and possesses the type of experience that today's
market demands. we can ensure your satisfaction when making a floor covering
unique carpets, ltd. manufactures a wide array of products that range from
soft, decorative accent pieces through high-performance products engineered to
endure the most demanding applications. with a well-deserved reputation for
quality, attention to detail, and unsurpassed customer care, unique carpets,
ltd. styles are sold through the finest carpet retailers and interior designers
|...oomed design catches the eye with a subtle sheen brought out by threads of art silk delivering a timeless look to any interior.
crescent offers a selection of stocked and custom fabricated rugs and carpets that are among the most unique in the floor covering industry. with an emphasis on art and the highest quality, crescent carpet is available in select showrooms nationwide.
|...cilities in calhoun and dalton, ga. engineered floors employs over 3,000 people. the company produces stain-resistant and colorfast purecolor® next- generation solution dyed polyester and nylon fiber carpets under the brands dream weaver® for residential replacement, dwellings® for new home construction, engineered floors multifamily, j+j flooring group and pentz commercial flooring solutions™ for...|
|...signature accord is well known as a “senior-centric” manufacturer of quality carpets for senior care communities. we have a dedicated design staff working on solutions for senior environments that take into consideration the diverse needs of the residents and of their caregivers...|
|...the new gulistan is part of a larger company. the parent company is lonesome
oak trading company based in eton, ga. -lonesome oak trading company or lotc,
has been producing carpets and yarns for over 25 years. lotc has three basic
business units; yarn conversion, commission tufting/broadloom packages and the
direct selling brands of lonesome oak and gulistan.
|...utation as a leading manufacturer, importer, and distributor of multi-category resources in today's floor covering market, working with designers and retailers to provide beautiful, top-quality rugs, carpets, and home accessories for homes around the world.
kaleen is headquartered in mumbai, india, and has three manufacturing units in bikaner, mirzapur, and panipat where yarn rugs and broadloom ...|
|...add interest to your stairs with a timeless pattern, or keep it simple. anderson tuftex carpets are versatile in any room of your home, including the spaces in between. all a/t carpets can be customized for your stairs...|
|...known for its outstanding performance and durability, kashmere nylon carpets offer homeowners a refined, tailored texture...|
|...cavan carpets has been built on the belief that in order to produce the
finest carpets and rugs in the world, you must start with the finest materials
in the world. we spend countless hours researching and testing our materials so
that we can give you the very best in handmade, wall-to-wall broadloom and area
we use the best products found in nature and combine them with a one-of-...|
|...there has recently been a surge in demand for afghan carpets, although many afghan carpet manufacturers market their products under the name of a different country. the carpets are made in afghanistan, as well as by afghan refugees who reside in pakistan and iran. famous afghan rugs include the shindand or adraskan (named after local afghan villages), woven in the herat area, in western afghanista...|
|...pments in symbolism and know-how in producing the most beautiful rugs.
anatolia forms the asian part of turkey, and today the designation "turkish rugs" is synonymous with "anatolian carpets." hereke, bursa, kayseri, konya, usak, gordes, bergama, and sivas are the most recognized rug centers but there are hundreds of rug-producing townships and villages across turkey, where w...|
|... to get it cleaned in advance. dirt is not necessarily a bad thing, and it can sometimes even help you to get a better price out of the vendor. however other problems associated with antique rugs and carpets, such as excessive wear and tear, sun damage and substandard reparative work can go unnoticed if it is very dirty.
with an antique rug, the more even the pile is, the better, so make sure you...|
|... manufacturing industry. there was, and still is, an organized industry but no factory; for aubusson is a center of individual weavers all adhering to a strict form or style of weaving, construction. carpets made in this manner have no pile and are woven with a traditional thick-thread tapestry weave on looms. the town continues to host a number of tapestry and rug exhibitions each summer.
|...axminster carpet is one of the basic weaves that originated in the 1700’s in the town of axminster, england. axminster carpets were knotted in wool on woolen warps, with wefts of flax or hemp, and featured renaissance architectural or floral patterns. the axminster carpet factory closed in 1835 with the advent of industrial weaving machines. the name survives as a generic term for all machine-ma...|
|...satility of axminster construction. the basic construction was adapted slightly by the marshall field & company, which set up an axminster mill in north carolina to manufacture oriental patterned carpets now known as karastan.
these axminster rugs, with patterns that were recreated from antique orientals, do not have the stiff construction characteristic of axminsters. instead, the colors of ...|
|...andmade, bulky wool carpet made by the berber tribes of north africa. the term berber is applied to carpet that has the off-white, heathered look of cloaks used by these tribes of north africa. these carpets use flecked yarns most often in loop styles. the size of the loops varies from large nubby ones to smaller styles. patterned styles of this type of carpeting are multi-level-loop as well as cu...|
|...efore it needs to be replaced. the quality of a carpet is usually measured in face weight, or how many fibers there are per square inch. the higher the face weight the more plush a carpet will feel.
carpets come in a variety of materials including wool, nylon, olefin and polyester.
there are different types of carpet like twists, which is commonly referred to as a berber. twist carpeting is comp...|
|...esmen all have a similar
with their distinctive bright colors, stylized childlike figures and
elaborately decorated borders, caucasian rugs are appealing and simple.
caucasian carpets work well in traditional and contemporary settings and are
flexible enough for new or old homes. the simplicity of caucasian rug patterns
makes them easy to work with. caucasian rugs...|
|... counterparts by using traditional buddhist and taoist motifs, and blue, apricot and yellow as their main colors.
before the 1987 embargo from iran, persian rugs from were the most famous and pricey carpets, due to their their beauty and high quality. during the embargo, copies of persian rugs were made in other asian and middle eastern countries.
but because they were cut out of the u.s. trade...|
|...olors made of cotton and silk have become a speciality of salem
(tamil nadu) while those made of jute fiber are woven in west bengal.
the modern indian housewife often tends to prefer durries to carpets. durries
are lighter and easier to maintain and can usually be washed at home. they are
suitable for a hot and dusty environment and being less expensive they can be
replaced every few y...|
|...fiber is carpet's basic ingredient.
the four basic fibers used in carpets today all have their individual strengths.
even more importantly, they all make excellent carpets. your ultimate choice
will be determined by the characteristics that are most important to you.
although some carpets are made of blends, most are made entirely of one of the
following four fibers:
nylon is ...|
|... of sail cloth
were also used to weave the great widths necessary to cover a large floor
without any seams.
in colonial times, for those who were not able, or did not choose, to import
their carpets, there were several alternate solutions, the most attractive of
which were floorcloths. floorcloth's were made of canvas cloth, sail cloth or
some other sturdy cloth covered with several c...|
|... to the warp by one of three knot types (see below), such as shag carpet which was popular in the 1970s, to form the pile or nap of the carpet. knotting by hand is most prevalent in oriental rugs and carpets. kashmir carpets are also hand-knotted. pile carpets, like flat carpets, can be woven on a loom. both vertical and horizontal looms have been used in the production of european and oriental ca...|
|...india offers a wide range of floor coverings that have evolved over the centuries to suit a variety of tastes, climates and budgets. the woolen and silk carpets are more renowned compared to the other materials such as cotton and several vegetable fibers, which are used for making attractive and practically useful mats and durries. in the early stages, the motifs used in the indian carpets were pu...|
|...lor alternating with bands exhibiting geometric and mound like forms. they are frequent in moroccan rug flat weaves and evoke desert scenes.
years ago women had more time to create colorful rugs and carpets, mixing different plants from the atlas mountains to find a special color. they tried to create a piece of art better than their neighbor. rugs and carpets had many functions within the family...|
|...que has developed independently in virtually every major civilization on earth. needlepoint is prized for its clarity of design which results from the pointillist nature of the technique. needlepoint carpets can employ more than one hundred different colors giving an unparalleled level of richness and depth to the design. an experienced worker requires about one week to complete just two square fe...|
|...needle punch carpet construction (several processes, each with different
names) is an assembly of fiber webs compacted and interlocked, using barbed
felting needles. needle punch carpet technology enables needle punch carpet to
be printed, flocked and embossed. needle punch carpet can have different
textural effects, such as corduroy, and can be attained by mixing fiber deniers
|...s used spindles and spun a wide variety of weaving materials. some historians consider that the indus valley civilization first developed the use of woven textiles. as of the late 1990s, hand-knotted carpets were among pakistan's leading export products and their manufacture is the second largest cottage and small industry. pakistani craftsmen have the capacity to produce any type of carpet using ...|
|...ifs. persian rugs vary in design and color depending on what region they come from. saruks, hamodans, kashans, and kirmans, all named for the towns they come from. the most usual material for persian carpets and rugs was, and is, wool, but particularly fine silk persian rugs are now much sought after. in fact, there is an old persian saying: "the richer the man the thinner the carpet", which refer...|
|...muslims are often seen kneeling and prostrating on small embroidered rugs, called "prayer rugs." for those unfamiliar with the use of these rugs, they may look like small "oriental carpets," or simply nice pieces of embroidery.
during islamic prayers, worshippers bow, kneel, and prostrate on the ground in humility before god. the only requirement in islam is that prayers be performed in an area t...|
|...hotel lobby corridor, lifts, shops & commercial complex. rubber sheet flooring saves your money as maintenance cost is very less compared to most of the other flooring with hard surface floorings and carpets. it is scratch resistant and can be cleaned easily with widely available cleaners. there is no need for waxing, polishing, scrubbing, sanding or refinishing.
|...ing cut pile tufts look darker than the loops, creating a pattern.
cut and loop carpet combines cut and looped fibers. it provides a variety of
surface textures or sculptured effects. cut and loop carpets are available in
solid or multiple colors. the different levels in this type of carpet can hide
dirt and footprints.
cut and loop or sculptured, as the name implies, this carpet style uti...|
|...1959 through the early 60's, thousands of tibetans settled in the kathmandu valley after having made the long trek through the himalayan mountains. for centuries, tibetans have been weaving and using carpets as bedding, saddle blankets and meditation mats in monasteries. as a means to making a living in a new land, these hardy tibetan refugees received the support of the swiss government and began...|
|...tribal rugs are part of a tradition very different from that of the finely woven floral carpets with which the name persia (the more usual western term for iran) has long been associated. yet tribal rugs have a power and vitality of their own. designs are geometrical, abstract, with an inventiveness of detail and boldness of color that sometimes echoes contemporary painting. unlike the commercial ...|
|...pattern of kashmir where they are often called the 'lucky elephant's foot'. background colors can also be found in navy blue, black or a series of beiges. these are sometimes referred to as caucasian carpets.
turkoman rugs have small, repeating geometric designs and are normally fine quality. the elephant foot and octagonal 'gul' motifs tend to look best in smaller sizes that make the most of the...|
|...commercial velvet carpet is one of three types of industrially woven carpets
(others include axminster and wilton). commercial velvet carpet is normally
cut-pile; available in a limitless range of colors, textures and patterns.
commercial velvet carpets are elegant constructions with fine, densely packed,
tightly twisted tufts. the tufts in commercial velvet carpet appear to blend
|...t the pile is in the form of a continuous yarn, which produces a series of loops; these may then be cut for a cut-pile finish. although the continuous yarn theoretically makes wilton the strongest of carpets, it limits the design potential, as only a maximum of five colors can be used together. wilton can be woven as a textured design with two yarns, usually of slightly different shades of the sam...|
|...wool's naturally crimped shape is the formation of millions of air pockets
that act as insulation to help regulate room temperature and reduce energy
bills. also, berber carpet is easy to clean and purifies your indoor air for up
to 30 years from common contaminants like formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide and
sulfur dioxide by locking the contaminants deep in the core of the fiber.
|...built to withstand the "uh-ohs" in your home, 24/7, with exceptional warranties for stain and spill protection, as well as product durability. plus, all floorever™ carpets with microban® are protected 24/7 against the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew, and remain 99% cleaner than untreated surfaces.
floorever™ carpets are:
are kid and pet friendlyhas stain & spill protectionits durability ...|
|...visual in any room. the 16-color palette is natural and compelling. its soft comfort and easy care are irresistible.
smartstrandluxuriously soft and with built-in stain resistance, smartstrand® silk carpets use the most advanced fiber innovation to create worry-free beauty and comfort in any home. it offers all pet protection & warranty, the only pet-friendly carpet protection system that cov...|
|...rs. soon thereafter, a remodel may take place, and before new, chemical-free cribs and baby furniture are purchased, new flooring may be installed.
carpeting may be a tempting option, but thick pile carpets can cultivate environmental allergens and can increase the air pollutants in a confined space. over time, carpeting can harbor mold and dust mites and may degrade the air that a baby inhales.
|...reas. this is a result of oils on the dogs coat acting as a magnet for dirt and debris so always keep that in mind and have a cleaning plan for those areas.
you might also want to consider that loop carpets can potentially be a problem with some pets. your pet's nails can potentially snag a loop, pull it, and cause damage. that's not always the case, but there is a possibility, especially with la...|
|...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, the innovative fibers in smartstrand forever clean offer unbeatable spill protection, permanent stain resistance and long-lasting durability. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households.
smart strand silknow imagine all of ...|
|...nish. its rich color palette features 14 solids and 14 fleck tones.
warrantytwo-year limited repair or replacement warranty. dixie home warrants to the initial purchaser and original seller that its carpets will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of two (2) years from date of delivery to the original seller. this is a limited warranty and contains specific exclusions and limitations....|
|...lor palette includes a beautiful selection of 12 contemporary hues.
warrantytwo-year limited repair or replacement warranty. dixie home warrants to the initial purchaser and original seller that its carpets will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of two (2) years from date of delivery to the original seller. this is a limited warranty and contains specific exclusions and limitations....|
|.... colorburst uses natural coloration to create a balanced, blended visual that adds depth and richness to dream weaver products. and since we infuse the colors in each strand of purecolor® fiber, the carpets are guaranteed not to stain or fade.
at the intersection of art and innovation. colorburst technology takes a more elaborate approach to bring more color to the face of carpet. traditionally,...|
|...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, smartstrand forever clean offers permanent stain resistance, spill and soil protection, long-lasting durability and it’s made in part from renewable ingredients. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households.
smart strand sil...|
|...on for insulating electrical cords and wires and data transmission cables, even in plenum applications. in addition, floors containing vinyl meet the requirements of relevant national building codes. carpets are required to pass the federal flammability test doc ff 1-70 which ensures they will not propagate the spread of flame in the early stages of a fire.
the vinyl industry and third-party orga...|
|...actually, the opposite is true. studies now suggest that a properly maintained wool carpet can have a beneficial effect on your health. here’s how hypoallergenic carpeting works.
hypoallergenic wool carpets
indoor air purity – acts as a passive air filter to trap dust, pollen and other particles. wool carpets also absorb air pollutants and gases faster and better than other carpet fibers.
|...an®antimicrobial technology, the smarter way to keep your carpet cleaner. the ground-breaking microban® technology is always working to keep your carpet free from microbes and their stains and odors. carpets from phenix are the only carpets that offer the protection of microban® technology.
modern contours also features the luxurious feeling and comfort underfoot of suresoftsd™. made from the so...|
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|...a beating during the
holidays," said brendan phillips, smart carpet and flooring founder and
president. "thankfully, there are preventative steps homeowners can take to
protect their floors and carpets, especially when it comes to bringing home and
maintaining real christmas trees."
today, the smart carpet and flooring experts revealed their "2018 naughty and
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|... levels of foot traffic with no walk-off risk. in fact, nearly all milliken’s printed carpet tiles have received a tarr rating of severe for appearance retention – top of the scale.
you'll even find carpets printed using digital dye infusion technology installed in airports all over the world - not exactly low-traffic areas!
2) printed carpet has no texture
twenty to thirty years ago, printed c...|
|...tion over the hardsurface flooring was found to be four times that of carpet.
other studies, including one using computational fluid dynamics (cfd), have reinforced these findings and concluded that carpets actually reduce exposure to particulates and potential adverse health effects.
in a paper from 2008, "carpet, asthma and allergies - myth or realty," dr. mitchell sauerhoff, ph.d., dabt, exam...|
|... and cushioning the fall if they do occur.
reduces noise - carpet combined with carpet cushioning serves as a tremendous noise reducer in your home.
a durable solution - with today's technology, carpets are a durable and sound investment for even the busiest of homes.
incredible value - you can get all the great benefits at a price that can meet any budget.
go ahead and fall head over he...|
|...e no matter how big the room is. decluttering, lightening up your decor and right-sizing furniture are three of the easiest ways to make your home feel bigger and work better. replace dark drapes and carpets with lighter colors, paint the walls in pale neutral hues, and ditch the sectional that dominates three walls of your small living room.
next, look up. natural light can help a space feel big...|
|...n the concrete floor and consider adding a subfloor if the surface slopes or is uneven.
many homeowners gravitate to the warmth and soundproofing effect of carpeting in basements. low-pile or berber carpets resist wear and are inexpensive options. a moisture-barrier pad between the carpet pad and the carpet adds another level of water resistance and reassurance.
now is a great time to finish you...|
|... recycled materials - whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or want to buy ready-made items, there are plenty of options that keep materials out of landfills. look for furniture made from reclaimed wood, carpets made from recycled plastic, flooring made from sustainable resources such as bamboo or cork, and wallpaper made from managed timber sources. you can find glassware, dinner sets and accessories...|
|...oom will look when the floors are done right.
-if you have the time and money to rent and use a carpet cleaner, now's the time to do it. if not, target stains with a carpet cleaner and give all your carpets a good vacuuming. sprinkle baking soda on carpets and rugs to absorb odors.
-steam mops are a great way to quickly clean multiple flooring surfaces without a mop and bucket. you can do a whol...|
|...floor can get overlooked as a design element in a room. but a beautiful floor can pull the whole look of a room together. refinishing hardwood floors, installing laminate or stone flooring, replacing carpets, or investing in quality area rugs are all ways you can add the perfect finishing touch to a room.
there are a lot of ways you can add luxury to your living spaces, so start exploring creat...|
|... smoke alarms in every bedroom and outside each sleeping area.
* do not overload electrical outlets.
* check electrical cords for fraying or signs of damage and don't run them under carpets.
* candles are responsible for almost 10,000 fires a year. use new flameless wax candles which provide the realistic flicker of a scented wax candle without the hazard of open flame.
* keep ...|
|...giving your home a good cleaning doesn't have to be a big chore. you can make the whole house look and feel fresher by focusing on a few key areas.
even if you vacuum regularly, floors and carpets could use a deep down cleaning now and then.
-for carpeted areas - start by vacuuming as usual, to pick up surface debris. move as much furniture out of the room as possible. (if you can't m...|
|...reas, you can use the on-board attachments to get behind the couch, the refrigerator and along baseboards - it can even be used to clean upholstered furniture.
check behind the lines. when cleaning carpets, flooring and baseboards, move furniture out of the way. if you're looking to refresh a room, try placing key pieces in new spots. to get rid of the carpet indentations left behind by heavy fu...|
|...h a well-bristled brush, then let them dry and rehang them.
* remove fabric window coverings and clean as needed. use a feather duster around window frames to remove cobwebs and dust.
* freshen up carpets by sprinkling baking soda on them, letting it sit for 30 minutes, then vacuuming.
* use an adhesive lint roller to get the dust off of fabric lampshades.
* try a new furniture arrangement to...|
|... that addresses a multitude of messy situations at home. for instance, arm & hammer baking soda has countless cleaning and deodorizing uses, and costs less than one dollar a box. baking soda freshens carpets, cleans tiles and walls, polishes silver, deodorizes diaper pails, boosts laundry, and much more.
for more information about getting the clean you need on a budget, visit www.armandhammer...|
|.... even if it's too cold to open the windows, you'll want your home to smell fresh and clean. baking soda is a great option for neutralizing unpleasant odors - from the refrigerator and freezer to the carpets and furniture. sprinkle it in sports bags, gym shoes, waste baskets, diaper pails and drains.
shine your floors. with allergies on the rise, it's important to pay special attention to the ...|
|...ct frank lloyd wright believed every element of the space he was creating should work together—from floor plan to fabric to furniture to floor covering. in fact, he once considered designing rugs and carpets for karastan. it was those early discussions that encouraged the frank lloyd wright foundation to choose a karastan product for the newly restored taliesin west, wright’s home in scottsdale, a...|
|...works naturally derived cleaners offer a variety of products for the whole house, including naturally derived laundry detergent and bathroom cleaners that are priced very competitively.
carpets trap dirt, dust and other allergens. if possible, remove wall-to-wall carpeting and replace it with natural wood flooring, such as sustainable bamboo or cork flooring.
- sweep and vacuum f...|
dalton—karastan has become the first company to carry the wool: clean air certified label on all of its wool carpets and rugs (fcnews, dec. 6/13, 2010).
products approved to carry the label are tested by an independent laboratory and must pass stringent voc emission testing for 13 contaminants. the products are required to meet scientifically established testing standards that verify reduc...|
|...eeting the u.s. green building council (usgbc) leed point requirements, the certification also meets the standards for california section 01350 and collaborative for high performance schools chps.
carpets and rugs containing a minimum of 50% wool are eligible for wool: clean air certification, with wools of new zealand partners benefiting from reduced testing fees. product samples are submitted...|
|...oth #2320 are 23 mill partners that make up the rest of the wools of new zealand brand area. each mill is taking advantage of the beautiful, natural benefits of new zealand wool to introduce exciting carpets and rugs. the wools of new zealand brand area will be identified with floor stickers and signage, accompanied by maps that will be made available to retailers.
wools of new zealand booth #2...|
|...the small stuff. focus your energy on the areas guests spend the most time in, like the family room, kitchen and guest baths and bedrooms.
2. don't let allergies spoil the holiday cheer. deep clean carpets and other allergy-ridden areas with the kenmore intuition upright vacuum: a hepa filter combined with the hepa cloth dust bag captures 99.97 percent of all particles down to .3 microns in size...|
|...ve about keeping their families healthy indoors. education is the first step.”
according to the study, americans are more likely to improve air quality by making temporary changes—such as cleaning carpets, using cleaning products that promise to reduce pollutants and cleaning and/or disinfecting ducts. however, there are things that can have a longer lasting affect such as:
keeping your hous...|
|...february 19, 2010—the winds of change blow softly and naturally in karastan’s woven introductions for 2010. popular sisal-like weaves head into spring with fresh colors. several of these eco-friendly carpets are crafted of sustainable and renewable wools of new zealand brand wool for durability, easy care and comfort. they all have a free and breezy spirit that is both casual yet sophisticated.
|...if you have a home with kids, then you know that selecting the right carpet comes with careful consideration. of course, carpets need to be soft and comfortable, but can they stand up to wear and stains too...|
|...haute couture is a program created in the tradition of carpets and rugs with a jacquard design but using a modern and rejuvenated technique that gives our textile a new energy and a great seduction. just as in fashion, where clothing is created to seduce and please, “haute couture” will become the trend of home interior textile design. haute couture was designed to dress the floor of each interi...|
|...mark nestler, executive vice president, atlas carpet mills, discusses the company’s efforts to produce carpets that will perform better using 100% antron nylon as well as the benefits of carpet. http://www.floortrendsmag.com/talkfloo...|
|...teachers love having educational rugs in their classrooms. they help keep kids organized plus help with lesson plans. joy carpets line of classroom carpets for 2016 keeps learning alive.
colorful and fun rugs that feature the alphabet, numbers, shapes and places. wow them in school with a commercial quality rug that will last for years to come...|
|...colton crowell - 951-795-8245
|...crafting fine quality area rugs, broadloom carpets and home accessories...|
|...rtist and filmmaker shezad dawood with works woven by brintons at clerkenwell design week 2017. exhibited in a loading bay venue, alongside visual motifs and themes drawn from dawood’s portfolio, the carpets feature bold colours and subtle photographic representations. http://www.brintons.net/europe/en/blo.....|
|...the ‘crafting the yarn’ video is the latest in our fleece to floor series, outlining the manufacturing process of our yarn. in the 1950’s, brintons invented the 80 percent wool, 20 percent nylon blend, which is now the global standard for carpet around the world. the blend combines the comfort of wool with the strength and durability of nylon....|
|...our most comfortable rug options great for seating in classrooms! visit http://www.flagshipcarpets.com/index.... to view our print and solid options for cushy tushy rugs...|
|...talisman carpets offers the design industry the ability to select and recolor any of the graphic or computer yarn placement patterns from our library in our interactive design studio page on this site. once you have the desired color you can save it as a pdf file and forward it to us.
at that point we will produce a custom sample for final approval. samples can be completed in about 7 business ...|
|...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, the innovative fibers in smartstrand forever clean offer unbeatable spill protection, permanent stain resistance and long-lasting durability. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households...|
|...karastan carpets and rugs are renowned for their exquisite beauty, quality and resilience. by following a few care and cleaning guidelines for your flooring, you can expect years of enjoyment...|
|...it’s never been about a single pattern or trend. karastan rugs and carpets are crafted to be timeless pieces that fit perfectly within your home. with inspired designs, flawless craftsmanship, and long-lasting materials, karastan is made for a life lived beautifully....|
|...The ultimate in elegance, all the pile fibers blend together in these extra-dense, cut pile carpets to give you an ultra-smooth sweep of rich, luxurious color...|
|...The process that sets the twist by heat or steam, enabling yarns to hold their twist over time. Important in cut pile carpet. Most nylon, olefin and polyester cut pile carpets are heat-set...|
|...ite dyeable fiber for most commercial applications with all the qualities of DuPont Antron® Type 6,6 nylon fiber. Brings superior soil resistance to the largest and most specified range of commercial carpets. (See "Antron® nylon."...|
|...The best-performing solution dyed fiber for many demanding commercial applications with all the qualities of DuPont Antron® Type 6,6 nylon fiber. Antron Lumena® gives carpets unsurpassed stain cleanability. Most stains can be removed without the use of harsh cleaning agents. (See "Antron® nylon."...|
|...A test that indicates a change of shade or hue of dyed fabric caused by a chemical reaction between certain dyes and acid gases. Recommended test methods for carpets (AATCC 129 - Ozone and AATCC 164 - Oxides of Nitrogen) would specify a minimum rating, after two cycles, of no less than International Gray Scale for Color Change rating of 3...|
|...ounces per cubic yard in the formula: Density = pile yarn Weight (in ounces per square yard) times 36 divided by pile Thickness or pile Height (in inches). Average pile density factors for commercial carpets range from 4200 to 8000. D = W x 36 / T or ...|
|...In fiber, a nonlinear configuration, such as a sawtooth, zigzag or random curl relative to the fiber axis. Most synthetic fibers, both staple and filament, used in carpets are crimped. Fiber crimp increases bulk and cover and facilitates interlocking of staple fibers in spun yarns. (See "Texturizing."...|
|...Low surface energy technology used as a soil-resistance treatment for carpet. The DuraTech® treatment by DuPont is used on all carpets made of Antron® nylon. DuraTech® attaches to the chemical structure of the fiber after being heated during the finishing step to protect the carpet from soiling...|
|...oot-wide or modular tile. It uses a thermoplastic process that implants yarn in a liquid vinyl compound to two backing materials in a sandwich configuration. A knife splits the sandwich to create two carpets simultaneously. Spun yarn is used in this process, and only cut pile carpets are produced...|
|...A fibrous plant, native to India and Asia, which can be shredded and spun into yarn, used for backing in woven carpets, or itself woven into sheets and used as secondary backing on tufted carpet. In many applications, jute is being replaced by fiberglass, polypropylene or other synthetic fibers...|
|...ter emulsion of synthetic rubber, natural rubber, or other polymer. In carpet, latex is used for laminating secondary backings to tufted carpet, backcoating carpet and rugs, and for backcoating woven carpets and rugs. Almost all carpet latex consists of styrene-butadiene synthetic rubber (SBR) compounded with large quantities of powdered filler...|
|...A petrochemical-based fiber invented in 1938 by DuPont. There are two basic types of nylon: Type 6,6 nylon and Type 6 nylon. Nylon is produced in bulked continuous filament for use in loop carpets and cut pile carpets; and staple nylon which is spun into yarn for use in cut pile carpets. Nylon is the dominant fiber choice for commercial use due to its wear characteristics...|
|...tighter molecular structure, making it harder, more resilient and more resistant to stains than Type 6 nylon. In the U.S., where the highest commercial carpet standards are set, over 60% of all nylon carpets installed are Type 6,6 nylon...|
|...The edge of the carpet. Most commercial carpets are shipped with the selvage on. Residential carpet is usually trimmed to the face yarn. Also known as "selvedge....|
|...A type of woven carpet and the loom used to manufacture it. Wilton looms have jacquard pattern mechanisms which use punched cards/computer programs to select yarn color. The carpets are often patterned or have multilevel surfaces...|
|...Dhurrie rugs and carpets are flat woven items traditional to India, made of cotton or silk. They are noted for soft colorations and varied patterns...|
|...Multilevel carpets with high and low loop pile areas or high cut-pile and low loop areas. The latter is also called a cut and loop carpet...|
|... Mild Abrash is caused by variations in yarn diameter native to nomadic dyeing and yarn spinning. Heavy Abrash is caused by the change over to a new dye batch. Generally Abrash is desirable in tribal carpets and undesirable in urban carpets...|
|...he city that shares the name of The Ardebil Carpet one of the finest and most famous objects of Islamic art. There is controversy, though, as to whether the carpet was actually made there. Modern era carpets from the region are generally of dubious quality...|
|...Fine flat carpets woven in France from the 15th to 19th Centuries. They were derived from Moorish weaving with the assistance of Architects and Artists of the royal court...|
|...A flat-weave rug, generally with a floral medallion in pastel colors, once woven in France. The designs of these rugs have been adapted to pile carpets and are now woven in India and China...|
|...lly responsible for earning the region its fine reputation. Commercial Bidjar are factory woven and feature a distinctive diamond shape medallion. Commercial Bidjar are thought to be the most durable carpets in history as most will last 300 years. This has earned the Bidjar the colorful moniker The Iron Rug of Persia . Both types of Bidjar are still made in limited quantities...|
|...The capitol of Usbekistan and the traditional trading center for Turkmen tribal carpets. Today, rugs called Bukhara are generally commercial copies knotted in Pakistan and India. Actual Turkmen carpets are called by their tribal names to ease confusion with their popular reproductions. Commercial Bukhara carpets are available in about twenty quality gradations, though surface appearance may be sim...|
|...d for the duplicate manufacture of the finest urban rugs. The colors of the pre-dyed yarn are chanted rhythmically to assure that rugs are more perfect than rugs made with other techniques. Most fine carpets from Tabriz and Isfahan are made this way...|
|...The fine whiskers from the chin of sheep that are sometimes set aside a special ceremonial carpet. Chin wool carpets are considered finer than silk ones but are very rare. Turkmen tribes most notably use this fiber for their finest carpets...|
|...A catchall term that describes any rug without pile including Soumaks, Kilim, Verneh, Sozani, and Dhurie. Aubuson carpets are also flat but are excluded due to their extreme complexity...|
|...Persian word for flower, it describes the common ornaments found in Turkmen carpets. Guls are the design element often mistaken for elephants feet...|
|...A large city now located near the border between Iran and Azerbaijan. The geometric medallion rugs woven there in the early 20th century were extremely popular in Europe and the U.S.A. Commercial carpets bearing the Heriz design are woven in every rug producing county in the world. The Heriz design is the most popular Persian design in the west...|
|...The name for the fancy village carpets made of silk or mercerized cotton in the Islamic region of India. Kashmir are woven with a Persian knot and mimic the designs of newer urban carpets from Iran with an emphasis for Indian tastes for brilliant color. Coloration used in these rugs is unique to India...|
|...There are two basic types of knots used in oriental rugs:
A fine asymmetrical knot used in fine urban and complex tribal carpets.
Observers will notice that these rugs have a light and a dark side.
The symmetrical knot used in most tribal carpets it makes for a higher pile
heavy wearing style of rug. Chi...|
|...ion of southern Iranian nomadic tribes mainly: Shesh Boluki, Kashkuli Bozorg, Amaleh, Derrehshuri, Farsi Madan, and Kashkuli Kuchek. The regional trading center for these tribes is Shiraz. Most Gabeh carpets sold in the west are of Qashqai origin...|
|...The name given to French piled carpets made until 1890 that look similar to Persian Kermans. These rugs were more foot friendly than their cousin the Aubuson and had an impressionist quality many find very appealing...|
|...ahs Tasmasp and Abbas who were great patrons of the arts and ambassadors for Persian rug weaving to the rest of the world. They are credited for the enduring international popularity of Iranian style carpets...|
|...The factory woven carpets woven in the vicinity of Serouk in Iranian Azerbaijan are some of the most beautiful ever made. Most were manufactured with intent to export to the United States. They were frequently found in the lobbies of fine hotels and in American living rooms in the post WW2 era. Serouk rugs often remind people of their grandparents or a relative visited during the holidays...|
|...In Farsi Sozani translates as Laundry Bag . They are heavy flat woven carpets similar to soumak with an additional embroidered design on the surface. They have been the rage in recent years with the increased popularity of tribal carpets. Sozani are the most exotic type of flat woven tribal carpets and are even being made in silk...|
|...A special notation used to record and reproduce the designs of Kashmir carpets...|
|...The largest Turkmen tribe in the 19th century thought to make the finest rugs made in the Turkmen style. The Tekke carpets are among those most highly prized by collectors...|
|...A rug made by a variety of people working on the clock on a loom located in the center of a village. Usually some form of day care is provided. Most large size tribal carpets are made this way. Warp
The weave that runs up anad down the rug...|
|... in adopting middle eastern designs to western tastes. Most of their beautiful designs were used in institutional settings like Grand Hotels and Government Buildings. They actually made Persian style carpets in London from 1890 to 1914 with labor imported from Pakistan...|
|...A weaving term for yarns in woven fabrics and carpets which run in the machine direction (or lengthwise). Warp yarns are usually delivered to a weaving loom from a beam mounted behind the loom. Woven carpets usually have three sets of warp yarns, which may be wound on three loom beams. These include stuffer warp for lengthwise strength and stiffness, pile warp which forms the carpet surface tufts,...|
|...Woven carpet made on a loom similar to a Wilton loom but lacking the jacquard mechanism. Velvet carpets are generally level loop, level cut/loop or plush, in solid or tweed colours...|
|...lon® patented soil-resistance treatment is the most durable fluorochemical/soil-release product available today. Teflon® is an integral part of the Antron® Excel fibre system and is available only on carpets of Antron® Excel nylon and Antron® Excel SC solution dyed nylon. Only Teflon® is durable enough to withstand heavy traffic and multiple cleanings...|
|...STAINMASTER® Ultra Life carpets are the thickest, most luxurious STAINMASTER® carpets available, combining outstanding stain and soil resistance with ultimate comfort. These carpets feature an enhanced stain warranty and additional protection against texture loss, making them the most elegant and longest lasting in the STAINMASTER® line. STAINMASTER® Ultra Life carpet is available exclusively at S...|
|...STAINMASTER® MasterLife carpets combine outstanding stain and soil resistance with ultimate comfort. They feature DuPont Advanced Teflon® Protectant, plus additional protection against texture loss, making them both elegant and long lasting...|
|...Antique by definition, sixty years or more in age. ... Hand-made, hand-knotted tribal and village rugs from a former time and art history. Semi- antique carpets are from 25-60 years and new carpets less than 25 years. These cut-off dates vary from dealer to dealer, and usually reflect a dealer's judgement...|
|...t needs to be replaced. The quality of a carpet is usually measured in face weight, or how many fibers there are per square inch. The higher the face weight the more plush a carpet will feel.
Carpets come in a variety of materials including wool, nylon, olefin and polyester.
There are different types of carpet like twists, which is commonly referred to as a berber. Twist carpeting ...|
|...Polypropylene, a polyolefin stiffer than the cheaper polyethylene, is used to produce carpet yarns because it is still less expensive than the other materials used for carpets. It is difficult to dye and does not wear as well as wool or nylon.
Polypropylene, sometimes referred to simply as "olefin", is commonly used to construct berber carpets. Large looped olefin berber carpets are us...|