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    Hand-knotted rugs marked down

    Artefact Home | Garden has select items marked down 25-50 percent. At the time of this writing, pieces included an elegant, weathered French wardrobe (originally $4,625, now $2,500); two Verellen organic linen sofas (originally $5,510 and $5,545, now $4,130, above center, and $3,610); and an artisan-crafted chandelier made from an iron turret and antiqued mirror chandelier (originally $6,000, now $3,000). Find more details at (click on the “immediate gratification” tab). The store is at 1000 Pleasant St., Belmont, 617-993-3347.


    Dover Rug & Home has all hand-knotted rugs and select in-stock carpeting marked down 20-70 percent for its semiannual tent sale, which starts Thursday. Find a range of styles from Tufenkian, Karastan, Couristan, Barbara Barry, and Kevin Walz. The store offers free in-home rug trials, free in-home design consultation, and a lifetime trade-in guarantee. The sale ends Monday (Memorial Day). Dover Rug & Home is at 721 Worcester St. (Route 9), Natick, 508-651-3500.


    Didriks and sister store Local Root have most Alessi items marked down 20 percent through Monday. The large selection includes cookware and tableware, glass and stemware, bath items, home accents, and more (right). Use the promo code “alessi14” if shopping online. Didriks is at 190 Concord Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-5700 and 2284 Washington St., Newton Lower Falls, 617-467-4847. Local Root is at 221 Concord Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-2400 and 2284 Washington St., Newton Lower Falls (shared space with Didriks), 617-916-1943. and



    La Perla has fall/winter items marked down 40 percent. Elegant bra and panty sets, tulle and silk baby dolls, lush robes and sleepwear, and more are on offer. The sale is expected to run through the end of the month. La Perla is at 250 Boylston St., Boston, 617-423-5709.


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    Wrentham Village Premium Outlets runs its Memorial Day sale Friday through Monday. Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store will offer 15 percent off purchases; Calvin Klein will have items marked down 10-60 percent; New Balance Factory Store will take 25 percent off purchases; Ross-Simons will offer 30 percent off jewelry purchases. Find a complete list of deals at www.premium
    (click on “Sales & Events”). The outlets are at One Premium Outlets Blvd. (Route 1A), Wrentham, 508-384-0600.

    Ami Albernaz

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