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LEARN ABOUT RUGS

Learn About Rugs is an educational section about handmade area rugs of the world. We have uniquely divided this section into six subsections: Area Rug Attributes, Area Rug History, Geography & People, Area Rug Tools, Area Rug Glossary, and Area Rug Resources.

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Area Rug Attributes

Learning about rugs and distinguish one from another by attributes including size, color, layout, pattern, style, make, pile, weave, foundation, knot, category, age, and condition.

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Area Rug Tools

Different Tools are needed in construction of a handmade rug. Some common tools used in rug weaving are vertical looms, horizontal looms, design plate, knife, scissors, spindle, hook and comb.

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Area Rug Glossary

Glossary section is a comprehensive list of handmade rug terminology and related words used in Learn About Rugs.

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Geography & People

Geography People describes the lifestyle of rug weavers whose way of life has a direct influence on their weaving.

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Area Rug History

Events, people, places, and rugs that have had a significant influence on the art of rug weaving and our understanding of this art are discussed in the History section.

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Area Rug Resources

Rug Resources section consists of a list of books, museums, magazines, trade shows, interior designers, importers, retailers and associations.

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