If you are in the market for clearance area rugs, you have definitely come to the right place. At RugSource.com, we always have a generous selection of rugs on clearance, which is just another reason why shopping with us is the smartest decision you can make.
As you can see, our area rug clearance page has many appealing rugs for you to choose from. Like every other product we sell, we stand by the quality of our clearance rugs. When you buy one of our clearance rugs, you will get the same high quality you would expect in any product purchased from Rug Source. You will also enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our 30-day money-back guarantee.
We know buying one of our clearance area rugs is a big investment for many consumers, and that it is hard to know if the rug you selected will work in the space you are decorating until you actually see the rug in the room or hallway. That is why we give you 30 days to decide if the rug you ordered is the perfect fit for your living or workspace. If it is not, you can return it for a full refund within 30 days of your purchase.
When we say you will get a full refund, we mean it. We do not charge a restocking fee of any sort if you decide to return one of the rugs on clearance within 30 days.
If you purchase a floor covering listed on our area rug clearance webpage, you will save on shipping because we deliver our clearance area rugs free to any destination located in the United States. You will not have to wait too long to get your rug because we ship our clearance rugs within 24 hours after we receive payment.
We guarantee you will not find lower prices than ours anywhere online. When you consider our 30-day money-back guarantee and free shipping, why would you buy clearance rugs anywhere but RugSource.com? We invite you to start shopping now.
If you have any questions about our clearance rugs, do not hesitate to contact us. Our friendly, knowledgeable sales team is always happy to help. Give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!
Kashan Rugs: A Tribute to the Safavid Dynasty of the Persian Empire
Kashan rugs are an export from one of Iran’s oldest cities, Kashan, dating back to the 17th century or late 16th century. Kashan was a hub of silk production beginning with the Safavid dynasty, a golden age of Persian weaving under the reign of Shah Abbas.
Contemporary Kashan rug sales began toward the end of the 19th century, when Kashan merchants hoped to replicate the success of weaving shops in Tabriz to the north. During this era, many antique Kashan rugs were commissioned for individual homes. The best Kashan carpets of the 19th-century and turn of the 20th century are formal, traditional and luxurious.
The warp and weft of Kashan rugs are usually made of cotton with the traditional asymmetrical Persian know. The thin double weft is often woven between 120 knots per square inch and 840 knots per square inch. The finished texture of Kashan rugs is soft to the touch. The best Kashan carpets use a superior quality of wool that sometimes has silk mixed in.
An antique Kashan rug was colored with vegetable dyes, which contribute to their unique texture, but
modern Kashan rugs (from the 1930s) use contemporary chrome dyes.
The highly sought after curvilinear designs of Kashan weaving was popularized by Kashan weavers in the early 1900s. The Kashan rug typically centers around a teardrop medallion, though intricately detailed motifs like palmettos, blossoms, leaves and arabesques are common, as well. The “Royal Garden” of Kashan is the source of a notable garden motif that is the archetype of Persian carpet designs. Another inspiration for many Kashan carpets is the “Garden of Paradise.”
Pakistani Kashan Rugs
When the Mogul empire spread through Iran to the Indian subcontinent, the work of Persian weavers was carried to modern day Pakistan. The city of Lahore today produces the vast majority of modern Pakistani Kashan rugs.
Like their Iranian forebears, Pakistani Kashans use a wool pile on a cotton base. Mogul Kashan rugs use the Senneh knot, an asymmetrical double knot that produces a dense, heavy weave, making them extremely durable. One of the main distinctions between Iranian and Pakistani Kashan rugs is the use of color. Pakistani Kashans feature predominantly pastel shades, whereas a traditional Persian Kashan carpet may include richer reds, greens and blues.
Motasham Kashan Carpets: Exceptional…and Exceptionally Rare
Motasham Kashan carpets are the rarest group of Kashan carpets. They feature non-traditional designs and color palettes and were woven with lamb’s wool renowned for its luminous, reflective sheen. True Motasham Kashan rugs are finely knotted and extremely difficult to find.
Dating from the middle of the 19th century, antique Motasham Kashan carpets are among the finest Persian carpets. Early Motasham Kashan rugs (pre-1850) use a technique known as abrash, marked by an emotive use of color shading and color shifts. They commonly feature an antique ivory or gold background and subtle pastel tones throughout the weave. Over time, the dyes in an antique Motasham rug will soften and acquire an earthy patina. The rich lanolin will rise to the surface of the wool fibers over time, given the rug an extraordinary luster.