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Is my Hereke silk rug from Turkey genuine as it cost 1200 $

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Is my Hereke silk rug from Turkey genuine as it cost 1200 $

I bought a silk rug of size approx 2.5 ft by 4.5 ft. The shop owner gave a certificate of origin saying it is from Hereke in West turkey . It has a signature of weaver in Arabic script on the carpet . The shop was not referred by a tour company . We saw carpets in the show window and went in .

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1. Re: Is my Hereke silk rug from Turkey genuine as it cost 1200 $

Maybe, maybe not.

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2. Re: Is my Hereke silk rug from Turkey genuine as it cost 1200 $

anamika-july2013, Arabic script is not used in Turkish language. You seem to have rushed into this purchase Here is more on carpet buying in Istanbul: "https:/…index.html", and "https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g29397…".

good luck,

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3. Re: Is my Hereke silk rug from Turkey genuine as it cost 1200 $

If you are happy with the carpet and will enjoy having it in your home why worry?

How can anyone here offer an opinion without seeing the carpet?

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