The historic neighborhood is no longer just a hub of upscale designer-only showrooms. It’s transformed into a place for people who love the vibe of modern living and eclectic mix of products from all over the world. (Photo taken from Dallas Design District website)
The Design District of Dallas has evolved from being an industrial zone to a vibrant ‘live-play-work’... Read More
Colombian weavers inherited the skills to craft colorful rugs even to this day. (Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash)
Weaving plant and animal fibers into fabrics have been a part of Colombia’s rich Andean heritage since the beginning of human civilization in South America. It’s not surprising that textile is one of the country’s top exports to the United... Read More
Gers in Xinjiang (Photo by Yang Shuo on Unsplash)
Antique Khotan rug. Use rug number 73801 as reference for more information.
East Turkestan carpets are made in Xinjiang in the northwest of China. Carpets were being manufactured in the cities of Kashgar, Yarkand, and Khotan. Khotan is eastern of the three old Silk Road oasis cities with Kashgar more... Read More
Bol’shoye Almatinskoye Ozero, Almaty, Kazakhstan (Photo by Polina Raevskaya
Antique Turkmen rug. Use 75375 as rug number reference for more information.
Central Asian carpets include those woven by many people in what were formerly the Turkmen, Uzbek, Karakalpaks, Kyrgyz, Tajik, and Kazakh in northern and northeastern Persia, Afghanistan, and in the Turkic areas of Xinjiang in western China.
Central Asian carpets... Read More
Arsin Rug Gallery’s collection of fine area rugs are all made from natural and organic materials like sheep wool. ( Photo by Jorgen Haland on Unsplash)
Arsin Rug Gallery has been in the Persian rug business for over three generations and we have seen how the industry has evolved through the years. We’ve witnessed the emergence of new rug-making technologies... Read More
The dining area is the heart of every home and Persian rugs can make it look even more special.
Area rugs are incredibly versatile which is why the demand for handwoven carpets continue to remain robust in interior design. For starters, they are really easy to use. You don’t need technical skills or special tools to install them. They... Read More
Beijing, once known as Peking, was a major center for rug making in China. (Photo by Franciso Delgado on Unsplash)
Historical records show that carpets were already being used in China’s imperial courts and royal homes about 2,000 years ago. However, experts also say rug-making in the country only began in the 15th century which means the first rugs the... Read More
Dinant, Belgium (Photo by Alex Vasey on Unsplash)
This lovely Belgian Tapestry Rug is available in our Dallas Design Center showroom. Use 50058 as reference number if you want to know more.
To the uninitiated, Belgium may not be the first name or place that comes to mind when looking for fine rugs or luxury carpets. But for rug collectors and... Read More
The climate in the Caucasus region can be harsh which makes rug making essential. (Photo by Ruslan Valeev on Unsplash)
Antique Persian Ardebil rug. Use 69928 as rug number reference for more information. This stunning piece is available for viewing in our Dallas Design Center showroom.
Originally coming from The Caucasus region, Caucasian rugs were distinguished towards the end... Read More
Sihastria Monastery in Romania. (Image by Dan Fador from Pixabay)
Romanian Mahal rug from the Balkans. It’s available at our Dallas Design Center showroom, just use 50134 as rug number reference if you want to see it up close or want to know more about it.
The nations that make up the Balkan Peninsula include Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, European Turkey,... Read More