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Claremont Rug Company’s President and Founder, Jan David Winitz Says Connoisseurs Are Choosing Antique Oriental Rugs as Wall Art

The Oriental rug market viewed as a pyramid

Claremont Rug Company's proprietary Oriental Rug Pyramid (™) helps clients distinguish value and collectibility of carpets and make acquisition decisions

Decorating with Antique Rugs, Part 2

A question I'm often asked is: How will antique rugs—a handcrafted artifact created on the other side of the world more than a hundred years ago—"work" in a modern home decorated with a collection of contemporary paintings, prints, photographs and sculpture?

Q & A with President Jan David Winitz

For over thirty years, Jan David Winitz, President and founder Claremont Rug Company in Oakland, CA, has built a global reputation among carpet collectors and connoisseurs. Since Claremont Rug Company opened its doors in 1980, their niche has been a challenging, yet incredibly exciting one - offering only the finest in authentic, art-level antique carpets, coupled with entirely first cabin service.