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Protect Your Antique Carpets from the Effects of Sunlight

  • June 26, 2015 12:15

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Protect Your Antique Rugs from Fading with These Tips
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What You Should Know About Light and Antique Carpets

It's a ritual at London's Victoria & Albert Museum. On the hour and half-hour, the Ardabil carpet is lit for a brief 10 minutes, so visitors to the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art can behold its splendor. The enclosed display case and lighting system in Room 42 were specially crafted to showcase the world-famous 16th century Safavid carpet and to preserve its exquisite colors. While few collectors display priceless artifacts on the floor, most do value their antique carpets and want to protect the rich colors and structure as best they can. Read on to learn how:

Rug Care Tips from Nazmiyal Collection


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Nazmiyal Collection is the world’s source for antique rugs and decorative carpets. Since 1980 Nazmiyal has supplied some of the top interior designers, vendors, auction houses, museums and collectors across the globe.

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