Pakistani & Tabriz Rugs

There are many styles, designs and colors of classic and modern Pakistani rugs or Tabriz Rugs. The traditions and artistry of the rug making craft infuse each carpet with a sense of meaning that cannot be captured by commercial floor coverings. While the subject is broad, here is an overview of some of the most…

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Karastan Area Rugs: Nearly a Century of History and Tradition

Karastan is synonymous with carpets for very good reasons. Back in the 1920s, the American retailer Marshall Field, who was also a textile manufacturer, designed his own carpet loom that could create the Oriental patterns that consumers loved, but at a lower cost than the hand-woven and imported rugs of the day. The key to…

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