3 Industry Icons Recall the Last Half Century

An email announcing the Grogan and Co. auction of the Opie Collection on January 31st sparked this story.   James Opie, Leslie Stroh and Michael Grogan,...
Mohamed Farid Khamis

Founder of Oriental Weavers Mohamed Farid Khamis dies at 80

ATLANTA, GA - Mohamed Farid Khamis passed away at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on Saturday, September 19, 2020, due to complications from...

21 Years Ago, Feizy Opened School in Attock Pakistan

On October 1st, 1998, a school sponsored by John Feizy and his company Feizy Import & Export, in tandem with The Child Care Foundation...

High End Rugs for Million $ Homes in Million$ Cities

There are more than 200 US Cities where the median price of a home has crossed the million dollar threshold, according to a number...

Two Rare Royal Polonaise Carpets offered at Christie’s

Christie’s biannual auction Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets offers the Pommersfelden 'polonaise' carpets, two silk and metal-thread...

A Feel-Good Story by Creative Matters — When Commerce Meets “Doing Good”

Creative Matters employed 100's pf Afghan women over 5 months to weave rugs for a hotel project

All About Rug Dyes By Sam Presnell

Colored dye used to be created from the environment, including flowers and even bugs. Nowadays, synthetic dyes have taken over for their ease of use and cost effectiveness.

Sari Silk May Not Be Silk – What Is it? Sam Presnell...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=zDDRkltVR2w Sam Presnell of the Rug Gallery gives the answer What is a sari silk rug? I've had that question asked a lot. A lot of...

Serapi – Heriz, What is the Difference ? By Sam Presnell

Heriz and Serapi rugs are beautiful rugs that will last the test of time. While Heriz rugs are commonly found, Serapi rugs are more...

Prices Realized at NOA Living Bankruptcy Sale

Leland Little Auctions sold about 2,500 lots of goods at a forced bankruptcy sale to satisfy the bankruptcy trustee for NOAA LIVING. The retail...

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