Antique Rug Type Guide

Explore the major types of antique Persian carpets and Tribal rugs through commentary & pictures. Continue reading


President Jan David Winitz outlines 6 levels of Oriental rugs based on artistry, craftsmanship, provenance, age & originality. Continue reading

Decorating With Antique Rugs

Learn how to decorate with antique Oriental rugs through our series of articles & pictures. Continue reading

Purchasing Antique Rugs

NEW! – Learn what to look for in buying antique or vintage Oriental rugs, and how to identify a rug’s level of quality and artistry. Continue reading

Collecting & Connoisseurship

Take advantage of our great expertise in building, honing & displaying an antique rug collection. Read tips on connoisseurship. Continue reading

Jan David Winitz, President and Founder

Read myriad articles Winitz has written or interviewed for. Learn his perspective of antique rugs as an art form and collectible item. See new article in “Golden State” Magazine on his 42-year odyssey as a gallery owner. Continue reading

Antique Oriental Rug Care

View helpful guidelines on the proper care & maintenance of antique Oriental rugs including cleaning, restoration, padding & storage.
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Catalogs and Videos

Enjoy our print catalogs in interactive & PDF formats & view informative videos about antique Persian rugs & Oriental carpets. Continue reading