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Museum-Quality Oriental Rugs, Persian Rugs, Caucasian Rugs & High-End Home Furnishings
Buying an Oriental Rug? What You Really Need to Know.
Exclusive source? What does that mean?
Because 99% of all new Oriental rugs today come from Afghanistan, China, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Romania, Tibet and a dozen or so other far-off places far removed from where authentic, indigenously produced Oriental rugs were originally made.
Where are our new rugs made?
Nearly all of our rugs are Caucasian rugs, Northwest Persian rugs, or Turkish rugs. Why?
Example: Caucasian Star Kazak (world record, Christie's, 2001); Caucasian Eagle Kazak (world record, Freeman's, 2006); Caucasian Kuba Karagashli (world record, Sotheby's, 2004); Northwest Persian Bakhshaish (world record, Sotheby's, 2006); Anatolian / Oushak Lotto carpet (world record, Sotheby's, 2007).
Our weavers are highly skilled artisans who earn more than their local teachers or policemen. See how our Oriental rugs are made.
We use only pure, hand-spun wool of the highest quality, and pure, all-natural dyes (including all-vegetable dyes and vegetal dyes). For example, it takes hundreds of pomegranates rinds and onion skins just to make one color for several medium-sized rugs.
I collect and deal in antique Oriental rugs, I grew up in a family that has a world-class collection of antique rugs, and as a young adult when I started shopping for new Oriental rugs, I was disheartened with what I saw was available.
As a result of this experience, I started my own company and began making and importing authentic Oriental rugs -- while continuing to deal in and collect the finest antique rugs I could acquire.
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