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How to increase the longevity and keep the beauty of your Persian Kashan antique rugs?


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Antique Persian Kashan Rug

Antique hand knotted Persian Kashan Rug with floral design

Kashan wool rugs are from the namesake city between Isfahan and Tehran and are amongst the most famous Persian carpets. Their preferred color scheme palette is subtle pastel and earth tones. The patterns are fleshed out with predominant shades of red, blue, indigo and ivory. Some of the wool antique rugs also use the effect of color shading in its weaving technique to add another level of depth.

Traditional Hand Knotted Rug For Your Home Design

The common design of a Kashan centers around a medallion - curve linear motifs like palmettos, leaves and arabesques designs, flower-stems, palmettos, rosettes, blossom and leaf motifs. From the medallion, the work across the rug’s body is densely designed, giving it a thorough amount of character and originality that sets it apart from other antique Persian rug styles. The antique rug in the picture is a 80+ years old, very rarely found 8x10 Kashan rug (usually the area rugs are sized 6x9). It was part of SoCal Rug Masters' diverse antique Oriental rug inventory in Orange County and sold to to one of our customers who truly value these antique treasures.

Many Kashan rugs have a intricate design inspired by the book cover design from the 15th and 16th century. Kashan rugs are typically high-quality, many incorporating silk into their designs. The foundation tends to be cotton, however some of the finest examples may be pure silk rugs – those rugs are mostly called Qum-Kashan. These works of art have been serving many homes as floor covering and living room rugs, dining room rugs, bedroom rugs and in some cases as a hanging artwork.

Persian kashan are seen in most homes with traditional designs. These knotted rugs have been mass produced from large rug to small rugs. Choosing the right size is important for the size of the room for example rug for coffee table, dining table, side of the bed, and entry rugs. Oriental rugs and traditional rugs produced in Kashan includes runner rugs, rectangular rugs, and occasional round rugs.

Placement of rug in a room is an important factor in keeping the rug in good health. Perfect rug design style for your home depends on the size. Choosing a rug based on design elements, knots per square inch, and interior design is all important factor in keeping the rug in good shape. Non Slip rug pads would be beneficial to keep your rugs from deteriorating, providing grips and cushioning for the rug and furniture placement on your rug. Living room rugs are recommended to be anchored by front legs of couch to prevent it from moving.

What Problems can arise from the dense knotting of high-quality Kashan rugs and how we can help you with the so-called "dry rot issue" which might damage your Kashan area rug.

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Antique Persian Kashan Rug with Medallion and intricate patterns

The dense knotting with Persian knots creates carpets that owners will enjoy for a long time. What comes along with dense knotting is the so called dry rot problem which happens with many tightly woven machine-made or hand-knotted Oriental Persian rugs such as Kashans and Sarouks: Dry rot occurs when over a long period of time, the cotton foundation yarns of the Oriental rugs become brittle and break when attacked by fungi in the air. These brittle yarns might subsequently cause slits along the sides and interiors of the area rug.

To solve this problem and prevent any further slits to your valuable rug – our experts recommend our antique rug cleaning and rug reconditioning. We can recondition the yarn and the foundation (e.g., cotton part) to prevent dry rots. Reconditioning includes our special product which we use during the cleaning and washing process which goes into the fibers and prevents rug slits and yarn breakages.

Oriental and Persian Rugs Maintenance Tips

Regular vacuuming and professional rug shampoo according to the use (every 3-4 years)

Vacuum weekly in a moderate setting in the direction of the pile.

Teart animal accident as soon as possible. Wet with cold water, and dab with a clean cloth. Make sure the pet stain and pet urine is extracted completely.

Air dry slowly and completely with fans.

Never treat any stain with bleach or a solution made for carpets.

Turn your rugs every year to ovide wear pattern due to foot high traffic areas.

Use not slip rug pad under the rug and coasters under heavy furnitures focal point.

Use only natural rubber or felt as padding under rugs.

In case of loss threads, cut the loss thread using scissors.

SoCal Rug Masters, Rug Services and Locations, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside County

SoCal Rug Masters offers all types of rus services to Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside County. We offer Persian rug cleaning, Oriental rug cleaning, modern rug cleaning throughout southern california. We are the best rug cleaning los angeles, best rug cleaning Orange County, and best rug cleaning Riverside County. Some of our services consists of Antique rug services, Rug Repair, Rug Restoration, Los Angeles Rug Repair, Los Angeles Rug Restoration.

During our rug care services and professional rug cleaning we remove dirt, pet hair, extra rug fibers, and remove stains. Our rug cleaning services, rug repair, and rug restoration in unbeatable. Unlike other rug cleaners we take our time to deep clean your area rug considering every detail to protect your rug integrity and value.

For any rug services, vintage rug maintenance, or consultation please contact us at 949 522 1212 or book online. We will be happy to assist you with your rug services Los Angeles, Rug services Orange County.

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