2021 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse Dallas room design by Yates Desygn. Photos by Stephen Karlisch courtesy of @kbshowhouse
Several area rugs from Arsin Rug Gallery’s fine carpet collection were showcased by top designers for 2021 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas.
Following a successful inauguration in 2020, Kips Bay Decorator Show House is back in Big D for its second year.... Read More
Antique Shirvan rug from Russia. Rug number 72866
Antique Caucasian rugs are often compared to Persian carpets. It's easy to see why; rugs made in old-world Iran are the benchmark of excellence that remains unchanged even today. But it doesn’t mean one can’t find gems that are as beautiful somewhere else in the realm of rug weaving. One such source... Read More
There's a lot of history surrounding Oriental and Persian Rugs. It's not only fascinating to learn where they came from but many of these carpets tell stories that go back thousands of years.
Egyptian Serapi rug 50306
Guide to Oriental Rugs: Egyptian Rugs
Egypt's carpet weaving tradition can be traced back as early as the 15th century during the rule of Mamluks,... Read More
Antique Indian Agra rug 90584
Guide to Oriental Rugs: Indian Rugs
Indian rugs have been giving Persian and Turkish rugs a run for their money in recent times. While Persians are renowned for magnificent thousand-year-old rugs, Indian rugs have also been around for centuries. Apart from age, they are admired for their fine weaves and high knot counts that constitute beautiful... Read More
Antique Russian Shirvan rug. 11135
Caucasian rugs are made by the villagers of Caucasus. They are widely produced since the end of the 18th century, and are famous for their geometric and tribal design, woven in bold primary colors. Caucasian tribal rugs feature harmonious color combinations of reds, blues and yellows.
Several tribes resided along the mountainous range of Caucasus, after... Read More
Antique Agra rug from Turkey.
Agra rugs are known for its luxurious and elegant style as well as its similarities to Persian rugs. From the site of the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra, India, these antique Agra rugs have rich, earthy tones and patterns that complement each other and make up a timeless, exquisite design.
Indian Agra rugs started as a... Read More
Antique Persian Tabriz Rug Circa 1880
Antique oriental rugs were primarily made for personal use by villagers in the 16th century. However due to their elegance and undeniable beauty, they became a commodity for trade in the western countries, and eventually all over the world. And even though they were made centuries ago, they continue to thrive even in modern... Read More
Antique Turkish Oushak rug Circa 1820-1840.
As purveyors of some of the finest rugs in the world, we come across centuries-old carpets all the time. We’ve seen them in virtually all kinds of conditions; from the best to the worst. But every so often, a rug comes from out of the blue to remind us of what ‘one of a... Read More
Heriz runner rug 11015.
Heriz Rugs are enticing and durable rugs that traces its roots in Heris, East Azerbaijan in Iran. Aside from its durability, another feature that makes this rug coveted is its vibrant and bold colors that bring warmth into everyone’s home. The demand for antique Heriz Rugs has increased in the past decade to the point where... Read More
Turkish Kilim rug 15972
Turkish rugs are another type of rug that are widely known and loved, especially by designers because of their highly decorative appeal. Also referred as Anatolian rugs, these originated in Turkey, which has also been one of the most significant rug producing countries for centuries. Production of Turkish rugs date back to the 13th century.
Turkish Oushak... Read More
Donegal design Turkish rug 12513
Donegal Rugs, also referred to as Irish Rugs, are exquisite rugs with a century worth of history and tradition. This prominent rug is from Donegal, Ireland by Alexander Morton, a Scottish textile manufacturer, in 1898. However, the technique of the rug originated from the Donegal people.
These Irish Donegal Rugs are renowned internationally and can be... Read More
Afghan rug 91918
The internationally recognized Afghan Rugs are some of the most interesting rugs in the market. Not just because of their distinct designs and patterns, but also because of the story behind each tribal rug made.
Afghan Carpets are traditionally made in Afghanistan by different ethnic groups but usually by Turkmen and also in Pakistan by Afghan refugees that... Read More
Persian Sultanabad rug.
One of the things that Persians are celebrated and known for are their carpets. Their inimitable weaving techniques and designs have long been revered by collectors and designers. In fact, Persian rugs have become so highly sought after that traders and merchants from hundreds of years ago willingly traveled long distances to acquire them. What is even... Read More
Antique Persian Isfahan rug.
As you explore the market for rugs to buy, you will find that Persian rugs are highly revered in the world of interior design and carpet weaving. And this kind of adoration often comes with a hefty price tag. It makes you wonder why these are so expensive, particularly antique Persian rugs. Let’s dive in and... Read More
Antique Persian Rug
When shopping for carpets, you’ll come across the terms Oriental rugs and Persian rugs. They are among the most popular kinds in the market. Many people use both terms interchangeably, which is not quite accurate.
Persian rugs refer to rugs made in Iran or formerly known as Persia. They fall under a bigger category which is known as... Read More
Among antique rugs, two of the most highly sought-after designs are the Tabriz and Kerman. These fine rugs add great character to any living space as well as timeless elegance which is why designers love using them.
Both Tabriz and Kerman rugs have been consistently popular among collectors and affluent homeowners for centuries. And even today, the demand has... Read More
Incredible combo. Moroccan rug over Turkish Kilim.
It’s no secret that rolling out a rug creates an impact on the design and overall mood of a space. You may not realize it but area rugs are actually great design tools. It allows you to play with various elements like colors, patterns, and textures that you might want to use in... Read More
Antique Sultanabad Rug 68773
For centuries, wool rugs epitomized luxury for many homes. And for really good reasons. They provide cozy comfort and warmth during cold days. The extraordinary aesthetic they have can completely transform a room’s overall mood. It’s why interior designers look at fine luxury rugs as essential pieces in achieving that perfect ensemble in their work.
Antique Persian... Read More
Antique Oushak 71832
Oushak rugs are the most recognizable among Oriental rug styles. Its familiar floral patterns are adored by many designers and collectors all over the world. They’re made by master weavers who have been handed down this unique art through generations. Moreover, their large-scale patterns and sophisticated color palettes are highly sought after in modern and contemporary interiors.
Originated... Read More
Antique Kerman 10678
Antique Kerman 70040
Antique Kerman 70049
Turning any room into a conversation starter-whether in a formal work setting or a casual family bonding may begin with having a finely made area rug. Kerman area rugs are famous for their soft texture, fine quality, and lively details that are overwhelming enough to evoke the right mood in your room.
Rug Origin... Read More
Modern Rug 90611
Modern Rug 90598
Modern Rug 90651
Over time, you may come across moments when you feel like your home is looking dull and outdated. It’s alright. It’s quite easy to remedy. All you need is to freshen up the look of your living space. A quick and practical way to update interiors is by adding contemporary rugs.
Whether you’re... Read More
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Moroccan rugs are classic must-haves that can subtly fill a room with warmth and character. They have simple patterns but are considered by many designers as great centerpieces for modern and contemporary spaces.
Moroccan style rug 90566. Size: 9' x 11'10"
Rug History and Origin
Moroccan rugs were first handwoven by the nomadic Berber tribes. This popular rug... Read More
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Luxury rugs are the finest in quality which is why they adorn the most beautiful homes in the world. They not only provide an extraordinary visual appeal to a room, but also help create an inviting ambience. Interior designers just love working with opulent pieces - they inspire so much creativity.
Antique Persian rugs are... Read More
Antique Sultanabad 72576
Whether you want to give your room’s interior a 19th-century European royalty flair or just to amp up the vibe of your minimalist home setup, a Sultanabad area rug is an excellent choice. This type of handmade rug is influenced by both Middle Eastern and Western culture making it easy to blend with a wide range of... Read More