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We Buy Old Old Oriental Rugs 

Who Buys Used Oriental Rugs Near Me

Old oriental rugs are often damaged or ruined when stored in a garage or storage facility due to moisture, mold, and wool carpet moths. At Renaissance, we buy used oriental rugs and antique carpets.

If your rug isn't a good fit for us we usually can sugest other re-sale avnues Vs. thowing a used oriental rug away  

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San Francisco, CA 94158


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What is an Antique Rug 

Eastern world, specifically regions that were historically part of the Persian Empire (modern-day Iran), Turkey,  India, and the Caucasus region. These rugs are typically over 100 years old and are valued for their craftsmanship, intricate designs, and historical significance. Here are some key features of antique Oriental rugs:

  • Age and Authenticity: To be considered antique, a rug generally needs to be at least 100 years old. Authenticity is determined by the materials used, the techniques of weaving, and the design patterns.

  • Materials: These rugs are often made from high-quality natural fibers such as wool, silk, or cotton. The dyes used are typically natural dyes derived from plants, insects, or minerals, which contribute to the unique and rich colors of the rugs.

  • Designs and Patterns: The designs include geometric patterns, floral motifs, and symbolic elements. Each region has its distinctive style. For example, Persian rugs might feature elaborate floral designs, while Turkish rugs often have bold geometric patterns.

  • Handwoven Craftsmanship: The rugs are hand-knotted or handwoven, a process that can take months or even years, depending on the size and complexity of the design. The knot count, measured in knots per square inch (KPSI)

  • Value and Collectibility: The value of an antique Oriental rug depends on factors such as age, condition, rarity, and provenance. Not all antique rugs are valuable in today's market bright floral rugs are often less desirable

Who Buys Oriental Rugs

Do you have an old oriental rug that's out of style or the colors don't work anymore, Renaissance Rug Cleaning can appraise it and offer you a fair price. With their expertise in handling antique and oriental rugs, you can trust that your rug will be treated with care and respect.

Renaissance Rug works with a broad network of clients and collectors to refer you to, increasing the chances of finding a new home your rug. We can also refer you to other selling options for more specalzied rugs sales.

Alternatively, if you choose to keep your rug, they can provide proper cleaning and storage techniques to keep it in top condition.

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