Antique Farahan Carpet - overall photo

Antique Spotlight – Farahan

This week’s Antique Spotlight features an exceptional Antique Farahan carpet from Orley Shabahang’s Antique Collection. We invite you to enjoy its inspirational beauty as we dive right into this Farahan's...
Transitional Bidjar from Orley Shabahang - Overall Photo

Inspiration Everywhere – Transitional Bidjar

Considering most Inspiration Everywhere blogs showcase a fine contemporary carpet, it is time to switch gears and pay homage to the classic Bidjar design. This week, we will cover this warm transitional...

Iranian Artist Spotlight – Siah Armajani

Siah Armajani: Architect and Conceptual Artist Written Iran, circa 2016 (more…)
A row of women weaving at a loom

Food of Life: A Persian Mother’s Day Brunch

Orley Shabahang's masterpieces are made possible by our female artisans. As the backbone of our operation, our weavers follow the traditions passed on to them by their mothers both at...
Bakhtiari Family Photo black and white film

A Brief History – The Bakhtiari

With their iconic bright and bold colors, Bakhtiari carpets make up an important pillar of Persian carpets. In this edition of A Brief History, we highlight the Bakhtiari tribe and discuss their...
Antique Persian Neriz carpet from the Qashqai tribe - overall Photo

Antique Spotlight – Persian Qashqai Neriz Carpet

In this week’s Antique Spotlight, we will be reviewing a Persian Neriz carpet from the Qashqai region. This unique piece dates to the 1880s and exhibits stunningly intricate details for...
Strata – Architectural Modern Persian Carpet – Gray-Brown, Cream Wool - overall Photo

Staff Pick – Strata

When introducing new customers to our incredible collection of carpets, our Architectural collection constantly catches the eye. In this week’s Staff Pick, we will be examining Strata. Intriguing audiences with its large-scale architectural...
Cream and Black Modern Hunting Scene Carpet Photo

Inspiration Everywhere – Hunting Scene

When looking for inspiration for his modern carpet designs, owner and lead designer Bahram Shabahang discovers the ideas for his carpet designs all around him. Dive into this week’s “Inspiration Everywhere” to...
The floral pattern in the field of this Senneh prayer rug shows red, yellow, blue, and pink flowers on soft green stems

Senneh Prayer Rug – Find it at the Met

This week's blog dives into the history and magnificent design of an 18th century Senneh Prayer Rug currently housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Continue reading to learn more...