4 Results for month: 01/2017

Iran Rug Tour: The Doors of Yazd

  These wooden doors have male and female knockers, so that the people inside could tell by the sound who was at the door. The male door knocker is rigid and heavy that makes a strong sound. People inside the house would be informed that a man is behind the door. The feminine door knocker is curly and ring like and makes a ... More

Iran Rug Tour: Spinning Techniques

Spinning involves a series of operations to make the wool into a usable yarn. After being scoured (washed), carded, sorted, combed then roved (rolled or pulled into long,loose yarn) the wool is ready. Here we have Afshar women from near the town of Sirjan, in Southern Iran, using a hand spindle. Spindle-spun wool ... More

Iran Rug Tour

I had the opportunity to travel to Iran (Persia) to tour rug weaving areas and washing facilities. Our host was Mr. Reza Zollanvari, his family company ZollanvariAG is famous for producing high quality Gabbeh Carpets. I travelled with a group of rug washing professionals from around the world and we visited such diverse ... More

NEW Trading hours and DISCOUNTS for our customers

  2017 is going to be a busy year for us at RugWash and as such we are changing our trading hours to better suit your rug washing needs:   Monday: 7:00am - 5:30pm Tuesday: 7:00am - 5:30pm Wednesday: 7:00am - 5:30pm Thursday: 7:00am - 5:30pm Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm Saturday/Sun... More