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Consumer Alert: Oriental Rug “Going Out Of Business” and Auction Scams

Sadly, we’ve all come across scams of sorts at some point in our lives… and it isn’t any different when it comes to Oriental Rugs. Many people have been scammed for thousands of dollars by dishonest dealers who either sell […]

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Oriental Rugs Hit The Ground Running in Their Comeback

By Jura Konicus, Courtesy of The Washington Post. Photo by Michael K. Wilkinson/The Washington Post The tangerine and brick-red vintage tribal Persian rug on the September cover of House Beautiful heralds a major design direction. Oriental rugs are back. And […]

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My rug was in a flood! Now what?

A Primer For What To Do If You Have A Flooded Rug With the torrential rains that have plagued the Tampa Bay Area the past three weeks, unfortunately many homes – mainly in South Tampa and Pasco County – have […]

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What’s In A Knot?

Often times, when a customer is shopping for a new handmade rug, they’ll come across a rug that’s priced at – for example – $1000, and then they’ll see another same-sized rug at $3000. Hence, the question: “why is this […]

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Proper Storage of Oriental Rugs

Rugs are meant to be enjoyed and used, in all traffic areas, with wear and tear, and plenty of light. It’s the everyday use that helps each rug develop its unique characteristics. But in the event that you have to […]

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Is my rug an antique rug?

One of the most practical characteristics of oriental rugs is that good handmade rugs usually appreciate in value. You get to use them for years and they will actually be worth more in due time, with a little TLC and […]

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Rug Imperfections – Your Rug Is Not Defective!

So you’ve recently bought a handmade rug, and after a week or so, you notice a few things – the rug seems to shed a bit. Or maybe you notice that there seems to be some color variations in the […]

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How To Tell If A Rug Is Handmade?

What makes handmade rugs so practical and great is that they are works of art that endure heavy everyday use. Let’s say you’ve decided to purchase a handmade rug, but how do you know if the rug you are considering […]

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Rug Buying Tips

Educating yourself about the product you are buying. So you are interested in buying Persian and Oriental area rugs for your home, but are not sure what to look for? This guide is intended to be a quick and helpful […]

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COVID-19 Service Announcement

May 18, 2020

Oriental Rug Bazaar adjusts to providing service during Phase 1 re-opening of Florida during human coronavirus COVID-19 with continued sales and service, temporarily revised hours.

The health and safety of our customers and staff is of utmost importance as we continue to provide the best service possible.

We remain committed to providing the best quality and selection of area rugs, as well as cleaning, repair and restoration services. Be assured that we continue to follow CDC guidelines and federal, state and local recommendations for practicing social distancing. We have established a phased plan to resume normal services to our customers.

Currently our hours are Mondays-Saturdays 11-5, closed Sundays.

While not mandatory, we kindly ask that you please wear a mask in the showroom if possible. Please observe social distancing guidelines.  For pick-up or drop-off of your rugs, if you are not comfortable to come inside the showroom, simply call us from the north side parking and we will pick it up or load it in your vehicle.

Thank you and hope to see you soon!