How to Spot the Authenticity of a Persian Rug/ Carpet?

Sam’s Antique Oriental Rugs has been catering to the oriental carpets and rugs needs of the people of Dallas and Fort Worth area since 1993. Selling history-imprinted and tales singing handmade rugs and also dealing largely in the purchase of these ancient rugs, Sam’s Antique Oriental Rugs expanded their business to the professional Persian carpet cleaning and area rug cleaning services in order to keep this precious and treasured art alive and running for those who have them for the past many decades. Harbouring expertise in this business, the professionals and textile experts of Sam’s Antique Oriental Rugs are massively privy to the ins and outs, specifications, weaving style, natural dyes and threads used to bring to life the ultimate and swoon-worthy galore of the Persian Rugs.   

When the subjects like Persian rugs or the oriental rugs pop up the first few ideas that come at the lightning speed in the forefront of our minds is an artistic, ethereal, beautiful, and colourful display of threads, culture and craftsmanship. This sublime portray of sartorial finesse and unrivalled craftsmanship can sometimes be camouflaged with the low-quality and adulterated likes of these Persian Rugs which even the most professionals of Persian rugs cleaning services providers cannot pinpoint.

Here the product managing team of Sam’s Antique Oriental Rugs has put together a few simple-to-use techniques to help you ace the art of determining whether a Persian Rugs you have in front of you is fake or original as the seller claims.

The place of origin of the Rug: “When we have Oriental rugs for cleaning, the first thing we make note of in order to ensure whether a rug is indeed Persian as it claims is the country where it is made” says one of the cleaners at Sam’s Antique Oriental Rugs. A true and original Persian Rug is the one which has its roots of creation dug deep in the Middle Eastern region in Iran since they are always handmade.

Check out the back of the rug: True Persian Rugs are hand weaved and knotted, thus not only their fronts, their backs too are extremely soft. Also, the pattern you will see reflecting through the front will be exactly the same what you will see reflecting in the back. A rug whose back isn’t the carbon copy image of its front, then it is a fake.

Plastic Back is a telltale sign: If you notice the back of a Persian rug, it resembles somewhat like plastic, it is the giveaway sign of a fake Persian Rug. The top pile of an original Persian rug will always be made from wool, if the back of a Persian rug is made of plastic, then it means that the top pile is made of synthetic material, instead of wool.

Check the Fringe Pattern Carefully: When Persian Rugs are hand sewed and knotted; the fringes at the end of the rug come out as a natural extension to the threads being sewed together.  The fringes are the part of the body of an authentic Persian rug. On the other, in the machine mad rugs, the fringes do not form during the manufacturing process, instead, are attached to the rug after it is completed.

In case you have been accidentally dealt with a fake Persian Rug, bring it to us for our Persian carpet cleaning and we will help you deal with it in the most appropriate fashion.

Address: 5211 Forest Lane #116 Dallas, Texas 75244

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Phone: 972-503-7500