I was asked from many customers off and on, What is an Oriental Rug? Is there a difference between Persian Rugs and Oriental Rugs? Well! many experts and merchants of rugs and carpets agree that the term "Oriental Rug" applies to all handmade rugs regardless of size and the region of a country that it was made. This term applies to the carpet and rugs that have pile and are not flatly woven like Kilims(killims) and/or tapestries. Please come back visit with us soon. I'll be discussing the SIZE of rugs and the terms are used to identify a particular size . Don't forget proper oriental rug cleaning and scheduled handmade rug maintenance will increase the longevity of your prescious rugs whether it's a Tribal Rug, Urban Persian Rug, Collectible Tribal Rug or Antique Rugs and it"s essential for a healthy home environment. PLEASE COME BACK!