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
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
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
My name is David Rejebian. Since 1934, my family has been in the Oriental Rug business in Dallas, TX. Our company, Rejebian and Son, began in Titche's Department Store in downtown Dallas. We later moved to Snider Plaza in University Park. And now, I have joined Arsin Rug Gallery, as I begin the last phase of my Oriental Rug... Read More
Harewood House in West Yorkshire, England
English rugs began production around the late 16th century and early 17th Century. Central areas for their creation were located in Axminster, Wilton, and Kidderminster. Characteristic patterns on these antique rugs include deep golden colors, asymmetrical schemes, coat of arms designs and adaptations of blossoms and vines. The English love of flower gardens is... Read More
The wool rug has been around in Morocco since the Stone Age but it wasn’t until the mid-20th century when top designers from the West discovered its ‘primitive’ beauty and began using it in prestigious projects. It not only sparked the ‘Moroccan’ style interior design movement but also spawned a copycat industry of cheap Morocco rugs. Understanding its origins... Read More
Custom-made rug creation by Jürgen Dahlmanns. Available in Dallas via Arsin Rug Gallery (Photo courtesy of Rug Star Rugs)
Persian rugs can liven up any space which is why many interior designers love using them for their projects. But unlike furniture and other home decors, it’s more challenging to change a rug. For one, all handwoven carpets are one-of-a-kind so... Read More
Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador
The Andes Mountains separate Ecuador into three sections: humid lowlands, temperate highlands, and tropical rainforests. Among the regions, half of the population lives in the coastal lowlands. Typical Industries accounting for Ecuador’s economy are oil, fishing, coffee, bananas, textiles, and metalwork.
Ecuador is not well known for its rug and carpet weaving industry; however, textiles have been present... Read More
Al Ahram, Egypt
Early Egyptian rug weaving can be separated into two ages: the Mamluks and Ottomans. Egypt's supreme period of rug weaving was during the rule of Mamluks from the fifteenth century until the early sixteenth century. Mamluk sultans were known for their abundant supporters of the Islamic arts and the era of their reign was reflected to be... Read More
Fars Province, Shiraz, Iran ( Photo by Steven Su on Unsplash)
Every rug trader in the world knows for a fact that without Persian rugs, the entire carpet industry will not exist, especially in the United States and Europe. It’s therefore paramount to any historical discussion about rugs and carpets to trace its origins to Iran or what was known in the ancient... Read More
Gosainkunda, Nepal ( Photo by Sergey Pesterev on Unsplash)
Nepal and Tibet are so close to each other geographically that most people think they belong to one country. In reality, Tibet is a territory of China while Nepal is recognized as a sovereign nation in South Asia. But the difference stops there as both places share a long and deep cultural history especially... Read More
Handmade wool and silk rugs are organic and eco-friendly. (Photo by Lonely Planet on Unsplash)
Modern-day parenthood can be a minefield when it comes to figuring out what’s safe for your child and what’s not. This is why many couples who are having babies for the first time are willing to spend extra for eco-friendly nursery rooms. They want to have a... Read More
The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem was founded based on the Bezalel School art movement that started in Palestine.(Photo by Sander Crombach on Unsplash )
Jewish-made rugs have existed for centuries but were never recognized in the industry as having an identity of their own like carpets made in the Middle East or Africa. Conflict and persecution have forced... Read More
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Persian rug selection for design professionals goes beyond color and design. They also consider the type of raw material used which helps them decide what kind of area rug is best for a project. These factors are essential to know and remember if you want to get the most out of owning an authentic one-of-a-kind... Read More
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)
Antique shopping is big in Texas. Every year, thousands flock to visit various cities and towns... Read More
Colombian weavers inherited the skills to craft colorful rugs even to this day. (Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash)
Colombian rugs are made by weaving plant and animal fibers into fabrics which 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... 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 far west... 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 fall... 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)
Organic and eco-friendly area rugs are not just a passing trend. They have been around for centuries with the oldest known piece said to have been made over two thousand years ago. It's for... 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 of the... 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