The Origins of the Flying Carpet Myth

Flying Carpet

Flying carpets became a part of popular modern culture thanks to Disney’s Aladdin, but not many know that the origins of this myth date back as far as the ninth century (yes, they’re older than Turkish rugs.) Existing manuscripts of One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Arabic folklore narrated by Queen Scheherazade to [...]

A Whole New World: Rugs USA Now Ships Internationally

International Shipping

OK, people, we need a show of hands here. How many of you have seen Disney’s Aladdin? Good. Now, how many of you were actually obsessed with Aladdin  when you were younger? As in, so obsessed that you can still, to this day, recite all the lines in the entire movie with the exact same [...]