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.
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Whether the homes are traditional, contemporary or cutting-edge glass and steel, the great diversity of art-level carpets reflect consummate craftsmanship, aesthetic grace and harmony equal to that of the home itself.
A wide range of Oriental carpets can bring us pleasure and pride of ownership as they grace our homes. Yet, only very few are also strong long-term investments worthy of collecting.