Resources

Our collection of rug refrence books

Come by our studio, see where your rug is being cleaned, and browse our book and magazine collection.

Great Oriental Rug Resources, and Handmade and Antique Rug Information

Great Rug Fun in Scotts Valley

Slawinski Auction Company is offering increasing lots of antique handmade carpets. Their auctions are great fun!

Interesting Blogspots

www.turkotek.com

www.tea-and-carpets.blogspot.com

www.rugbooks.blogspot.com

Information Links We Love

www.spongobongo.com

www.tcoletribalrugs.com

www.textilemuseum.org

www.rugmark.org

www.facesoffreedom.rugmark.org

www.jozan.net

www.textileartscouncil.org

www.shangrilahawaii.org
(Doris Duke’s Islamic art collection)

Fun Reading

The Root of Wild Madder, Brian Murphy (2005) Simon & Schuster
Read a review of this engrossing book here:  www.washingtonpost.com
See also imad_moustapha.blogs.com

A Perfect Red, Amy Butler Greenfield (2005) HarperCollinsPublishers

The Rug Merchant, Meg Mullins (2006) Viking

When a Dragon Winks, Emmett Eilland (2009) CreateSpace

The Blood of Flowers, Anita Amirrezvani (2007) Little, Brown and Company

Useful Links

Glass coatings for protection against sun fade
www.transparentglasscoatings.com

Info for rug cleaners
www.therughub.com

beta.rugrabbit.com
Sellers of antique textiles

Beautiful custom made rugs
Timberlake Textiles
www.timberlaketextiles.com

"Aaron did such a nice job with this rug. I’m really excited to see the expression on my friend’s face when he receives it. Tell Aaron that I appreciate the fact he got the red bleed out."

John Schumacher
Wine Shepherd
President
Hallcrest Vineyards