Burren Way, Clare, Ireland (Photo by Leighton Smith on Unsplash)
If you like handmade rugs, you probably know there are many places on Earth where they’re made and not just in the Middle East. There are several carpet designs that would give Persian rugs a run for its money and one illustrious contender is the Irish-made Donegal rug.
How Donegal Irish... Read More
Beijing, once known as Peking, was a major center for creation of China rugs. (Photo by Franciso Delgado on Unsplash)
Historical records show that China rugs 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... 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
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
Afghan market. (Image by David Mark from Pixabay)
Kilims are popular for their mesmerizing patterns and elegant color schemes that allow them to blend well with different interiors. Use 70706 as rug number reference for more information. It's on-hand at our Dallas Design District showroom.
Afghan antique rugs acquired their name from Afghanistan where an intersection of Baluch, Turkmen, and Uzbek... Read More
Moroccan rugs are in high demand today for their simple yet very colorful designs. (Photo by Max Brown on Unsplash)
One of a kind Kerman area rug handwoven in Turkey. Use 15147 as rug number reference for more information.
Persian carpets are ubiquitous in interior design but there is still a lot of confusion when it comes to identifying rugs by... Read More
Oljato-Monument Valley is home to Navajo Indians. Photo by Jasper van der Meij on Unsplash
Known today as the Hooked Rugs or Navajo Rugs, there is an extensive history behind American Rugs. In the 17th Century, settlers working with limited resources developed hooked rugs that displayed design themes such as geometric patterns, floral prints, landscapes, seascapes, and animals. Each design represented a sense... Read More
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This exquisite handwoven antique Hereke from Turkey is available at Arsin Rug Gallery located inside the Dallas Design Center in Dallas, Texas. Please use 52781 as a reference for inquiries.
The most expensive Persian rug on record was sold for a whopping $33.7 million at a Sotheby’s New York auction on June 5, 2013. Prior... Read More