My client Rebecca Lurie, the co-founder of Kush Handmade Rugs in Portland, is interested in submitting a bylined article to Mocoloco. In her journey to travel the globe hand selecting rugs, Rebecca has witnessed some of the most unique and beautiful pieces of art be born. To give you a sense of her article, I’m sending along a brief overview. I’m happy to expand on this with a larger abstract and answer any questions you might have. Of course, once we know your guidelines and deadlines, Rebecca will gladly work against those to meet your requirements. Please let me know your thoughts and if this is something you would be interested in.

Title: Breaking Down the Rug-Buying Process

Summary: Why do rugs cost so much? How can I tell if it’s a good rug? Is it worth the investment? These are the questions that are inherent when buying a rug. In this contributed article, Kush owner Rebecca Lurie takes a deeper look into the rug-buying process, including what aspects are most important when starting the journey. From the materials used to the length of time to craft this piece of art, rugs go through an incredible cycle, and if done correctly, can result in a piece of art that can last in a family’s home for 100 years.