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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Rose Collection Oushak rug.
Decorating with rugs is crucial in defining a room’s personality. While they have a huge influence on the design, they are also easy to switch when you decide to alter the mood of the room. Interior designers love to decorate with handmade floral area rugs, in particular, since they make good statement pieces in your room.... Read More
Antique Persian Tabriz rug in pristine condition.
Tabriz rugs are among the oldest Persian handwoven rugs that are valued not only for their designs but also for their craftsmanship. It’s an important piece to have for any antique rug collector because of its sheer beauty and ability to spice up any room; it’s a piece of history and impeccable artistry... Read More
Beautiful handmade antique Persian rugs can definitely influence a room’s atmosphere and ambiance. It’s why designers give it a lot of thought, ensuring all elements of a space match its intended interior design. Placing the perfect rug in one’s family room, for example, would require careful consideration. Since it's a common area where family members socialize and come together,... Read More
Oushak Rug 90708. Size: 8 ft 11 in x 12 ft 9 in
The living room is an essential part of the home. Family members spend a lot of time here to relax and bond with each other. It's also a place where guests are received. It's why it's important to keep living rooms cozy and inviting. And living room... Read More
Afghan rug in Moroccan style. Rug 90566 has a 9 ft x 11 ft 10 in size that works great in living areas and dining rooms.
Handmade tribal area rugs are known for their unique and symbolic artistry. The bold colors and intricate patterns woven meticulously add a vibrant yet sophisticated charm that makes good statement pieces. Moroccan rugs, for... Read More
Most people come across the predicament of buying a handmade rug versus a machine made rug at least one time in their lives. Usually, however, their decision will be influenced by the price difference amongst the two as handmade rugs tend to cost quite a bit more. However, most people don’t know that their decision to invest in a... Read More
The London Ardabil Carpet, 34’ 6" by 17’ 6" (10.51 m by 5.35 m) (photo & details from Wikipedia)
Today, I'm thinking about what is perhaps the most renowned rug in the world - The Ardebil Carpet. No other carpet has been talked about more, photographed more, and speculated on more! It's home for the last 130 years or so... Read More
"I Gohar, full of sin and weak of soul, with my newly learned hands, wove this rug. Whoever reads this, say a word of mercy to God for me. In the year 1149." (1700 A.D.)
I have always thought that this is perhaps the greatest inscription ever woven into a rug, save the famous Ardebil Carpet. Such a look into... Read More