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The Rug Making Process: Part 3 – Weaving

Posted on April 10th, 2019 by Joshua Kebabian

Hello friends, happy spring; quite the excitement for us North-Easterners. Now we’re finally at the most well known part of the rug making process; the weaving. With our rug design in hand (rug map), and dyed wool in hand, we are good to go! Before the actual weaving begins, the loom needs to be set […]

The Rug Making Process: Part 2 – Dyeing

Posted on March 5th, 2019 by Joshua Kebabian

Greetings my friends. I hope you all have been keeping well since our last overview of the mapping process. I know some of the terms can be a bit cumbersome, but my hope is to make it all as easy to understand as possible! Now friends, on to our next process – dyeing the yarn. […]

The Rug Making Process: Part 1 – Mapping

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Joshua Kebabian

Greetings friends. It’s been a while since I was last here. Adulting responsibilities have been a lot and I have missed sharing my rug journeys with you all. I am getting back to staying in touch and hope to do so consistently. I will be doing a series of blog posts on the rug making […]

What is an Oriental Rug?

Posted on July 26th, 2016 by Joshua Kebabian

What is an Oriental rug? How are they made? What is their history? And what Oriental rugs are available today? In this short article are the answers to all of these questions.   A quick definition   Word origin…“Orient” means “the East”, and Oriental means Eastern. So, when we speak of Oriental rugs, what we […]

Are Persian rugs a thing of the past?

Posted on July 7th, 2016 by Joshua Kebabian

  Sales of Persian rugs in Iran are down 90% from a decade ago.   Recently, there was an article published in the NY Times that talked about the sorry state of the Persian rug industry in Iran. From the article and our personal contacts in Iran, we know that the bazaar markets in Iran are […]

Designing Your Living Room with a Rug

Posted on May 13th, 2016 by Peggy

Designing Your Living Room with a Rug        The enchanting Agra fabulously grounds the lovely living room, enhancing the quality of life within the space.  The quiet and soothing color palette creates a calming atmosphere, while the furnishings maintain a high level of sophistication. The Rug…Player vs. Spectator        The room-sized […]

Afghan Qasqai Hails Springs!

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by Joshua Kebabian

Happy Spring! “The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself.  Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center.  The birds were singing. It was spring.” Burl Ives    

Don’t just like your dining room, love it!

Posted on April 1st, 2016 by Joshua Kebabian

Whether your taste is traditional or modern, Kebabian’s has the best handmade rugs for your dining room   The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table