Buying an Oriental Carpet

RugsThe stitches of the famous Pazyryk Carpet certainly have tales to tell. Found in 1948 in Siberia, the rug is credited with being the world’s oldest surviving woven carpet. Literally
frozen in time, it is thought to be from the 5th century BC, and it’s debated whether it originated in Armenia or Persia (Iran), two prolific centers of carpet production. Along with Turkey, these areas are still hubs for the carpet business today.