AmericasMart presented tonight its Magnificent Carpet Awards at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show. Winners have been named in the hand hooked / hand tufted, hand knotted/flat weave, machine made, outdoor, licensee and antique Rug categories as selected by industries experts. Rugs were submitted to the market museum of introductions for the award consideration.
The 2018 winners are:
Hand Knotted/ Flat Weave, $0-$30 per square foot:
Couristan – Karuna Rug
Hand Knotted / Flat Weave, $30.01- $50 per square foot.
Capel Rugs – Makrana
Hand Knotted / Flat Weave $50.01-$100 per square foot.
Kakaty Rugs – Reverie RR-011 Zinc/Azure
Hand Knotted/Flat Weave, $100.01 + per square foot.
Creative Touch – Sivas Silk
Hand Knotted/Hand Tufted
Kaleen Rugs- Chancellor
Machine Made, $0-$200 per square foot.
Surya – Harput Rug
Machine Made, $400+ square foot
Couristan – Ikat/Galapagos Rug
Nourison Industries – L’artist Noir
Orientalist Home Antique
The awards ceremony was accompanied by a beautiful reception with great food and music. Congratulations to the winners!