Shopping with Claremont is Easy from Nearby San Francisco

Shopping with Claremont is Easy from Nearby San Francisco


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Assisting San Francisco Clients in Building Collections of Antique Art-Level Persian and Oriental Carpets Since 1980

Claremont Rug Company has had the privilege of working with many clients in the California Wine Country since the company’s founding in 1980, helping families furnish their homes with unparalleled collections of art-level antique carpets throughout San Francisco. We invite you to contact us to arrange a home walkthrough/consultation or rug showing. Whether they live in a modern high-rise looking over the San Francisco Bay or a chateau in the South of France, our clients find that searching for an art-level antique rug is a unique buying experience. Many of our clients become interested in antique rug collecting and connoisseurship once they begin living with just one antique carpet.

Visualizing how your potential carpet choices will look in your home has never been easier with our numerous presentation tools. Claremont Rug Company offers a selection of convenient shopping options.

“Claremont Rug Company offers
a selection of convenient shopping
options for clientele in the San Francisco area and anywhere else in the US.”

World-Class In-Home and Online Shopping Services in Nearby San Francisco


Our website is the ideal tool to rapidly educate and familiarize yourself with the world of antique Oriental carpets, offering abundant and easy-to-digest information on the numerous carpet styles available to your project. Over 1,000+ of our carpets are available for you to browse online at your leisure, with full-size, color-accurate high resolution images only a click away.
All can be easily sorted by size and carpet type, to make your search eminently manageable. You can organize your choices on your own Wish List that is there for you to return to for up to 3 years. As you explore freely through our gallery, carpets of special interest can be flagged and added to your personalized wish list. As you hone your taste, these wish lists can record your favorites, and can be effortlessly forwarded to a designer, architect, spouse or friend with whom you would like to share.

Our extensive online Antique Oriental Rug Educational Section is an expansive resource with sections discussing Decorating with Antique CarpetsCollecting and Connoisseurship, a Nine-point Methodology for Determining Quality and Artistry, Main Categories of Antique CarpetsAntique Oriental Rug Care and much more.

Our highly professional, vastly experienced staff will make your experience of working with us virtually effortless, whether you visit our San Francisco Bay Area gallery complex or take advantage of our In-Home Shopping Service from your home in the San Francisco or anywhere else in the US.

“Visualizing how your potential carpet
choices will look in your home has
never been easier with our
numerous presentation tools.”

Antique Carpet Trends in San Francisco

Geometric Caucasian Tribal Rug Brings Color and Consonance To Contemporary High Rise

Geometric Caucasian Tribal Rug Brings Color and Consonance To Contemporary High Rise

Since we opened our doors in 1980, our 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. We specialize in pieces with the most stirring artistry and the greatest compatibility with today’s range of decors. Our desire has always been to provide our clients with carpets that will have a magical effect on their home environments and will bring deep satisfaction on a daily basis. These are solid art investments that often become cherished family treasures.

Very Rare Sultanabad and Colorful Caucasian Carpets Bring Warm, Human Element That Animates This Urban Apartment

Very Rare Sultanabad and Colorful Caucasian Carpets Bring Warm, Human Element That Animates This Urban Apartment

Once our clients discover the extraordinary impact art-level carpets have on their décor, many decide to use them throughout their homes. Following their design sense for supreme refinement and personal expression, they work with us to decorate their residences with complete suites of antique rugs on their floors and walls. Whole home collections truly showcase how antique art rugs can be incorporated into homes of any architectural style, from a sleek downtown high-rise condo to a stately traditional estate. View a collector’s stunning assemblage of extremely rare antique Persian and Caucasian rugs in a modern San Francisco condo here.

View how the extraordinary artistry and nuanced, exquisite coloration of top-tier antique carpets provide the perfect counterpoint to the dramatic floor-to-ceiling views of a modern cityscape’s’ glass and steel high-rise architecture in the room picture top left (above on mobile).

Striking 19th Century Caucasian Lesghi Rug Adds Dynamic Presence To Modern Dining Room

Striking 19th Century Caucasian Lesghi Rug Adds Dynamic Presence To Modern Dining Room


The incredibly potent natural dyes of the superb antique Lesghi tribal rug, pictured bottom left (above on mobile), provide the perfect counterpoint to the minimalist design and modern cityscape that surround this San Francisco collector’s elegant dining area.
Ethereal Celadon Green Based 19th Century Sultanabad Perfectly Complements The Elemental Simplicity of a Modern Bedroom

Ethereal Celadon Green Based 19th Century Sultanabad Perfectly Complements The Elemental Simplicity of a Modern Bedroom


The quiet, restful atmosphere of this urban apartment’s spacious master bedroom, pictured bottom right (above on mobile), is profoundly enhanced by the unique soft green and pastel coloration of this one-of-a-kind antique Sultanabad art carpet.
As you can see antique art carpets are remarkably unique and can be paired with any interior style and practically used to decorate any room. This San Francisco connoisseur’s whole home collection is a perfect example of how antique rugs can unite a home’s décor. By marrying an antique art carpet with modern furnishings and ornamentations a room gains brand new life with the design rooted in the past and present.

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Curating an Authentic, Art-level Antique Carpet Collection

We hold a central position on the international market as a “first source” buyer, ambitiously acquiring superlative private collections and significant family estates rich in carpets that will literally enrapture the viewer through their great creative depth and exquisite craftsmanship.

We handle a wide range of superbly preserved, oversize (11ft x 15ft to 14ft x 20ft) and palace size art carpets (up to 17ft x 32ft), which are so difficult to find on today’s market. Our inventory of area sizes (2ft x 4ft to 5ft x 7ft ), room sizes (6ft x 9ft to 11ft x 14ft) and runners, up to 25ft long offers virtually limitless possibilities.

Popular Antique Persian and Oriental Rugs Types

Claremont Rug Company’s Guarantees 

We offer a long-term Full Exchange Policy on all of the carpets we place, along with full appraisals, and Long-term Care Instructions. You also have the great security of our superb international reputation, built over more than three decades in the field.

“Our proven program of sending
rug images, color-accurate prints and
shipping rugs on approval is
incredibly time-saving and
tremendous effective.”