Saturday, May 19, 2018

Moving Foward into the 21st Century, Paradise Oriental Rugs,Inc. Now Accepting Bitcoin!

Are you looking for a retail Oriental Rug Gallery that will accept bitcoin? Look no further.
Although we do not have a "shopping cart" on our site, we are now set up to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Please call for details! We carry genuine handmade Oriental Rugs many of which are in antique tribal designs woven with hand spun wool and plant-based dyes.

Paradise Oriental Rugs, Inc.

Here are a few of the rugs at my gallery! We ship all over! Give us a call: 707-823-3355

Beautiful Oriental Rugs at Paradise Oriental Rugs, in Sebastopol, CA.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New Oriental Rug Videos! What is a Gabbeh Rug?

Here is the video I did today on Persian Gabbeh's featuring a number of the Gabbeh rugs I have available at my shop. Video of Gabbeh Rugs 

If you are seeking more info on Gabbeh's, this article will give you the basics. "What is a Gabbeh Rug?" by Penny Krieger 

Here is another video of some beautiful Afghan rugs recently added to my inventory. This was done just a few days ago.
Video of beautiful Afghan rugs! 

Here is a video of many of the new runners I now have for sale. Beautiful runners from Afghanistan. Of course, they are not all featured in the video as I actually have over 60 plus runners at my gallery at this time. 

And here are my gallery pages Paradise Oriental Rugs Gallery! which has all my inventoy.

Hope you enjoy!

The UnderCoverRugLover

Paradise Oriental Rugs, Inc.
137 No. Main St.
Sebastopol, CA

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Many New Beautiful Handmade Afghan Rugs Recently Arrived at my Gallery! Here's a Peek!

I am still in the process of getting all these rugs on my site but the ones I have missed thus far should be up by the end of today. 4/5/18 Done!

Also, here is a video made today of the many runners I have available. Counted them for fun, over 60. I have a great selection of all sizes of rugs, including runners. Video of Afghan New Afghan Runners. 

Not going into all the sizes here, just a few photos to share. On my website, all the sizes are indicated as well as additional information. The first photos are all runners, under 10 ft. The navy runner is 3'7" in width. That is the Tree of Life runner, here at the top which is gorgeous! The other runners are all under 3ft wide.

These few rugs are in the 5 x 7ish range.

This smaller rug is one of my favorites! Magical blue!
Close to 4 x 6, from memory.

These are smaller, approximately 3 x 5's.

And there are more! Have a look at my gallery. Additionally, I have an incredible selection of larger rugs at this time. 8 x 10's, 9 x 12's and even larger pieces! 

Give us a call if you would like more info! Don't forget, we do ship all over the US!

(yes, I am the UnderCoverRugLover)

Saturday, March 3, 2018

World Class Chiropractor in Sebastopol, California!

Not to change the subject but I had an excellent adjustment with my chiropractor yesterday and I felt compelled to give her a "shout out!". When someone is very, very good at what they do, I always love to share that fact.

Dr. Laura Barry, DC is simply the best!

As the owner of a rug gallery, I have been handling and lifting, sometimes, very heavy rugs for over 20 years and in the past had gone to a number of chiropractors. I have been going to Dr. Laura for over 8 years and honestly, as I sit here typing my back and neck feel wonderful so I wanted to share my good fortune!

She utilizes a number of very effecting modalities including K-Laser Therapy, massage, etc., always keeping up to date with her continuing education and ability to help her clients, plus she is highly likable. No, she did not ask me to write this!

Take a look at her site and seriously consider giving her a visit if you are in need of a world-class chiropractor to help get your physical health back on track. Links below!

                                      Holistic Chiropractic Care, K-Laser Therapy and more. 

Penny Krieger, owner
Paradise Oriental Rugs

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A Few New Arrivals at Paradise Oriental Rugs!

Here are a few recent arrivals at the gallery!

We currently have so many beautiful pieces in stock. Here are just a few! Plus, we do have a great selection of runners and smaller area rugs. Give us a call or come by soon and find a wonderful rug for your home or office!

Paradise Oriental Rugs, Inc.
117 No. Main St.
Sebastopol, CA
Paradise Oriental Rugs

This piece sold recently. 

Friday, September 29, 2017

Beautiful Oriental Rugs from Afghanistan! Recently arrived at my gallery!

Here are a few of the pieces that recently arrived. All are posted on my site.

This piece is one of my favorites! 6 x 9 Afghan Karaja in glorious jewel tones.

10 ft. Tree of Life runner. Beautiful colors on this one. 

Richly colored classic Ersari Turkoman rug! Approximately 5' x 7'

Light blue 6 x 9 Karaja

Here is a video if you would like to see more!
Hope to see you soon.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Decorating Ideas for Smaller Oriental Rugs

I just did a rewrite on my article on How to Decorate with Oriental Rugs so if you are a rug collector or just anyone interested in this subject, here you are.

This is a small Turkoman runner and it really enhances this beautiful bathroom.

This yellow runner was sold many moons ago but I included it here as I think it looks fantastic in this kitchen.

Here is an antique Persian Afshar piece draped on a table.

Here is the article:
Decoration with your Oriental Rug Collection

I hope you find something of use.

Thanks for checking in.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

New Video of the Tree of Life Design. August Summer Sale Continues!

Here is a brief video of two beautiful rugs woven in Afghanistan. They are both 8 x 10's and there are a few other random small pieces at the end of the video but the two bigger rugs are both in the Tree of Life design. New Oriental Rug Video! 

Here are the two pieces featured in the video.

We are still running our Summer Sale so if you would like to see more rugs, here you are:

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Breakfast for Champions! Nutritious Quinoa Salad with Red Bell Pepper and Corn!

Had some fun in the kitchen this morning. I had been thinking about creating this salad for the last few days and so, step by step I put it all together and it turned out pretty darn good. Took some photos and even did a taste test with my employee. All A-OK, so here we go.

I used 1 package of white Quinoa (1 lb.) which I purchased at Trader Joes. Some may choose the red. I had cooked and cooled the quinoa the night before so that was ready to go when I started my preparations this morning.

Here are the ingredients I added, all of which were organic except for the olive oil.

1 lb of white quinoa
1/3 of a package of frozen corn, briefly cooked in boiling water and cooled (only 1 minute).
1 medium sized red bell pepper finely chopped.
1 medium sized green bell pepper, finely chopped.
1 white onion, finely chopped.
1 bunch of parsley
A few sprigs of fresh cilantro.
Juice from 2-3 large or medium sized lemons
3-4 TBS extra virgin Greek Kalamta olive oil
Sea salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 6-8

I did not use fresh cracked pepper as I wanted the pepper to be more of a subtle flavor than a dynamic one.

                                       Here are the first three ingredients in my salad bowl.

1 medium white onion, finely chopped.

                                           1 bunch of curly parsley
                                             Finely chopped.

Getting ready to mix all together. 

I used two large lemons and approximately 4 tablespoons of olive oil but when I cook, I rarely measure anything so that is my best guess on the oil.  I had to add a bit more lemon and then I added my sea salt and pepper. 

After mixing together these basic ingredients, at the last minute I decided to add a bit of cilantro so I did. 

Prepared my lemons so they were ready to squeeze.

Tossed the salad in olive oil. Added the lemon juice. Added salt and pepper. 
The olive oil I always use is Greek Kalamata extra virgin, which is my favorite!

I garnished this salad with some sliced lemons, first on top and then at the edges of the bowl.
Now, after all this preparation, I was very hungry as I had been up for a number of hours and eaten nothing so I thought why not? It's ready, nutritious was very satisfying. 

Alternate ingredient: 1 can of rinsed and drained black beans for a heartier meal. I tried it the next day and it was very yummy! I did have to add a bit more fresh lemon juice, olive oil and sea salt but I'm sure you could have figured that out:) 

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