RUGS – Before & After (short video about Antique Oriental Rug design restoration)

RUGS – Before & After (short video about Antique Oriental Rug design restoration). I love antique oriental rugs, especially the Caucasian and Turkmen ones. Being of limited means I’m only able to afford damaged and quite worn rugs. But with the use of paint-on dyes (and sharpies) and many hours of work I have restored the missing parts of the design, thus restoring the artistic intention of the weaver-artist and in the process perhaps even saved a few rugs from the garbage heap or the cushion mill….
Background music: KORINYA Ukrainian Folk Band and MARTVE Georgian National Boys Choir.