Rug Quality

Rug Quality

Machine-made or the real deal? Today, the market is filled with synthetic, machine-made rugs. These rugs are made with synthetic fibres, such as polypropylene, polyester and acrylic. Although these rugs
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Spot Removal Chart | Quick Tips

Spot Removal Chart | Quick Tips

You are cleaning up after a dinner party and then notice that someone has spilled red wine on your sparkling white shag rug. Uh oh! Don’t panic. Take a few
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How to Carefully Vacuum Your Premium Rug

How to Carefully Vacuum Your Premium Rug

One way to accomplish this is by vacuuming both regularly and properly. When neglected, a dirty rug will show signs of untimely wear from dirt on the surface of the rug
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Glossary of Rug Terms

Glossary of Rug Terms

At Beckwith Galleries, we want to ensure that you have as much information and knowledge about our products as possible. There are many terms and descriptions used within the trade
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Rugs & Moth Damage: What to Look For

Rugs & Moth Damage: What to Look For

Flying moths do not eat at rugs but just one female moth can lay hundreds of eggs – these eggs hatch into larvae and these pests consume the wool and
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Rugs & Carpets: General Information

Rugs & Carpets: General Information

Hand-knotted Rugs Hand-knotted rugs are the only authentic Oriental rug – contemporary design or traditional. Several other rugs are labeled and marketed as “hand-made” or “hand-tufted”, including hooked and needlepoint
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How to Avoid Carpet Wear and Tear

How to Avoid Carpet Wear and Tear

When buying a good, quality carpet, you are making an investment. Whether you purchased for monetary and/or aesthetic reasons,  it is important for you to keep your new carpet looking
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A Guide to Rugs & Carpets

A Guide to Rugs & Carpets

Abadeh rugs Made exclusively in the town of Abadeh in Iran, Abadeh or Abaadeh carpets are a type of Persian carpet. The creation process of these rugs have changed over
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Cleaning & Care of Your Oriental Rugs

Cleaning & Care of Your Oriental Rugs

For over 2, 500 years, oriental rugs have been used in the East by nomads and villagers for warmth and beauty. More recently in the West, they have graced homes
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History of Persian Carpets

History of Persian Carpets

To look at a Persian carpet is to gaze into a world of artistic magnificence nurtured for more then 2,500 years. The Iranians were among the first carpet weaver of
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