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Kuba Oriental Rugs

Kuba oriental rugs are named for the region of Kuba (Quba), located in modern-day Azerbaijan. Learn about this highly collectible antique rug in its many forms.

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Talish Oriental Rugs

Talish oriental rugs are important antique rugs of the Southern Caucasus region, easily recognized by their distinctive shape and design. Find out more here...

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Moghan Oriental Rugs

Moghan oriental rugs were one of the more familiar of the Southern Caucasian rugs which included the Kazak, Karabagh, Gendje, Talish, and Shirvan. Find out all about them here...

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ABC Newsletters

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ABC Newsletter - March 2019

Here is your March 2019 Newsletter-March 2019 RCAD Specials, Talish Oriental Rugs, Hemp Natural Fiber, Portable Heater Safety, and more...

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ABC Oriental Rug|Ithaca|Cortland|Cazenovia|Skaneateles||Fayetteville|Dewitt

ABC Oriental Rug will wash and repair your oriental and area rugs in our own certified rug washing plant. We are the experts in rug washing and carpet and upholstery cleaning!

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One Tree Planted

One Tree Planted is an amazing nonprofit organization. We have researched the work they do and we are now considering the option of supporting and partnering with them. Please read this article and give us your feedback...

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Hemp Natural Fiber

Hemp natural fiber is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant, the same plant that can produce hemp as a drug. Learn all about hemp and its uses here...

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Portable Heaters

Portable heaters may be a possible purchase option for those of us going through the ravages of a bitter cold winter. There are safety concerns to consider...

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ABC Newsletter - February 2019

Here is your February 2019 Newsletter...February 2019 RCAD Specials, One Tree - Our Donation, Moghan Oriental Rugs, Coir Natural Fiber, Portable Device Pains...

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Portable Device Pains

Portable device pains can become an issue for those of us who have accepted the awesome technology of cellphones, tablets, and laptops as part and parcel of our everyday lives. Find out how this phenomenon can affect us and what to do about it here...

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Coir Natural Fiber

Coir natural fiber (pronounced COY-er) is familiar to most of us as the material used to construct coarse, wiry outside doormats as well as the coarse fiber liners found in hanging flower baskets. But it is so much more...

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Bamboo Clothing

Bamboo clothing is an application of bamboo that has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Sweaters, bathing suits, underwear, t-shirts, and socks, as well as hats, shoes and other lines of clothing have entered the marketplace. There are ethical questions though...

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ABC Newsletter - January 2019

Here is your January 2019 Newsletter...RCAD-What is it?, 2019 RCAD Specials, One Tree - Our Donation, Gendje Oriental Rugs, Bamboo Area Rugs, Bamboo Clothing...

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Bamboo Rugs

Bamboo rugs have been used in Asian cultures for centuries and are gaining popularity with today's consumers, especially those committed to using sustainable materials. Find out about the advantages and disadvantages of bamboo rugs here...

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Gendje Oriental Rugs

Gendje oriental rugs are a type of rug woven in the Caucasus Mountain area. Rug-making in the Caucasus Mountain region has stalled, so most of the rugs from Gendje were woven over a century ago, though the weaving tradition goes all the way back to the 13th century.

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ABC Newsletter - December 2018

Here is your December 2018 Newsletter...Karabagh Oriental Rugs, All About Soot, Abaca Natural Fiber, Psst! Check Your Mailbox, ABC's Gift of the Season, Cops, Kids, and Toys, and more...

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Karabagh Rugs

Karabagh rugs have been woven for a very long history.The Karabgh region was at one time the most significant rug-producing centers of the world...

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Abaca Natural Fiber

Abaca natural fiber is the strongest of the natural plant fibers and has a long history. Over 200 different finished products are made from this sustainable, eco-friendly fiber...

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All about the dangers of soot and the damage it can do...

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ABC Newsletter November 2018

Here is your November 2018 Newsletter...Follow up to One Tree Planted, Great News, Kazak Oriental Rugs, Ceramic Tile, Natural Fiber Rugs, November Special, and more...

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Kazak Oriental Rugs

Kazak oriental rugs are a tribal rug from the Caucasus region. They feature large, bold geometric patterns with bright colors. Learn more about antique Kazak rugs as well as those made today...

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ABC Newsletter - October 2018

Here is your October 2018 Newsletter...Shirvan Oriental Rugs, Food Expiration Dates, Moisture & Humidity & Your Area Rugs, October Special, and more...

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Natural Fiber Rugs

Natural fiber rugs offer many distinct advantages when chosen for floor coverings vs. synthetic fiber rugs or blends. we look at som eof the less common natural fiber rugs which include Abaca, Bamboo, Coir, Hemp, Jute, Seagrass, and Sisal...

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Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is an extremely popular choice for the floors in our homes today. Here are important guidelines about the types and sizes, installation concerns, durability, and of course, cleaning and maintenance...

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ABC Newsletter - August 2018

Here is your August 2018 ABC Newsletter...Shiraz Oriental Rugs, One Tree, Senior Smart Homes, August Special, and more...

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ABC Newsletter - July 2018

Here is your July 2018 ABC Newsletter...Baluchi Oriental Rugs, Home Safety, Washing Cushion Covers at Home?, July Specials, etc...

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ABC Newsletter - June 2018

Here is your June 2018 ABC Newsletter...Persian Meshad Oriental Rugs, Moroccan Rug Problems, Paint Spill Cleanup, June Specials, etc...

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ABC Newsletter - May 2018

Here is your ABC Newsletter May 2018-Malayer Persian Oriental Rugs, History of US Carpet Manufacture, Home Health Hazards, May discounts, and more...

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