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Magic Carpet Ride (Private Air / Luxury Homes)

With Sotheby’s infamous $33.76 million dollar sale of William Andrews Clark’s Sickle-leaf, Vine Scroll and Palmette ‘Vase’ technique carpet last year, collectors and dealers are on a proverbial magic carpet ride of buying and selling.

Antique Oriental Rugs: The Writing Is On The Wall

The Oriental rug world has evolved dramatically since 1980, when almost all dealers viewed antique rugs merely as elite decorative furnishings. Today we are witnessing a dramatically increased interest in putting the best antique Oriental rugs not only on the floor, but on the wall alongside paintings. This article explores the evolving trend.

The Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet

THE CLARK SICKLE-LEAF Carpet... demolished the previous record for an Islamic carpet three times over.

Dream Weavers

Antique Oriental rugs have emerged as high-end collectibles, and their values have nowhere to go but up.

Collecting for Form and Function

Art-level rugs, porcelain and chandeliers are hot on collectors' must-have lists