Author Archives: Ryan

About Ryan

Ryan Malone is the marketing and business development manager for Love-Rugs and Little-Persia.

New Moth Spray Now Available – Protect Your Rugs

Little-Persia has just received a new batch of specialist moth sprays designed for Persian rugs. This spray, by a German manufacturer is renowned in the industry and will give protection for 6 months after use as well as killing off … Continue reading

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Rugs on hire for ‘Castle in the Sky’ filming

Little-Persia are proud to say we have a number of rugs featuring in the BBC production ‘Castles in the Sky’. The production based on the life of Sir Robert Watson-Watt, the Brechin man who invented radar and gave the RAF … Continue reading

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How to count knots in Persian & Oriental rugs – KPSI

Counting knots isn’t rocket science but there are some traps that customers can fall into. There are a different types of knots but the most popular are the symmetrical Turkish knot and the asymmetrical Persian knot (these aren’t exclusive to … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Mughal Millefleurs ‘Star-Lattice’ Carpet Sells For £4,786,500

On October 8, 2013. Christie’s London sold an an antique Moghul carpet that once bestowed the halls of two of America’s most opulent addresses – 1 West 57th Street in New York City and the Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island. … Continue reading

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New Video Posted: Ziegler Moth Damage Repair

We’ve recently added a new YouTube channel and uploaded our first video, a severely damaged Chobi/Ziegler rug being repaired here in Glasgow:     Direct link here: http://youtu.be/DTcr_zO8fc0   As always – visit our Oriental rug repair page for more … Continue reading

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Free Rug Identification

Have you inherited a rug, or have a rug but aren’t quite sure where it’s from or if it’s even handmade? Little-Persia are offering free rug identification – simply send images of the rug or rugs to info@little-persia.com or come … Continue reading

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The most expensive carpet ever sold – $43.8m Sotheby’s sale

Persian and Oriental rugs are, by nature, expensive and treasured items. While many do not appreciate, or have the knowledge to appreciate the intricate artwork involved in the creation of Persian rugs; the workmanship and hours that go in to … Continue reading

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Any colour, any shape, any size: Persian & Oriental rug sourcing at Little-Persia

Recently we were approached by the Faculty of Advocates, a body of law firms operating from the Old Parliament building in Edinburgh, about sourcing a massive rug for their ‘reading room’. At Little-Persia we have Scotland’s, and one of the … Continue reading

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World Record Suzani Sold At Auction

On the 25th May, 2013 a Suzani was sold at auction for €115,000, smashing its estimate of €29,000 and breaking the World Record for the most expensive Suzani ever sold. While nowhere near the levels of the hand-knotted rugs of … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a Destroyed Nain – Extreme Persian Rug Restoration

At Little-Persia we carry out all manner of repairs. From relatively simple side-bindings and fringe repairs to tears, holes and moth damage we regularly carry out repairs and restorations that can last anywhere from fifteen minutes to several weeks. These … Continue reading

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