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Staff Pick – Checkers

With thousands of custom design styles in our repertoire, ranging from abstract to architectural, sometimes our more subdued carpets miss their well-deserved spotlight. This week, we will be featuring this...
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Staff Pick – Persian Haji Jalili Carpet

Whether you are a novice in the world of antique rugs or a seasoned carpet connoisseur, you are likely familiar with the works of master weaver Haji Jalili. World-renowned for...
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Inspiration Everywhere: Water Lilies

This week’s Inspiration Everywhere dives into the green and cream pile of our Art Deco carpet, titled Water Lilies. Why is Water Lilies one of the premier examples of our Art Deco collection? With its...
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Antique Spotlight – Floral Sarouk Carpet

The words “Persian carpet” in casual conversation often evoke nostalgic memories of classic floral motifs in vibrant shades of red and blue. Perhaps you hear the words and think of...
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Staff Pick – Antique Tehran Tree of Life Hunting Scene Carpet

Within the carpet’s pile, the art of storytelling has been passed down from generation to generation through one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Detailed by wild and masculine motifs, this week's Staff Pick showcases an incredible...
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Shabe Yalda – A Persian Winter Solstice Celebration

The longest night of the year is upon us, and with it comes celebration! Shabe Yalda is an ancient Persian tradition that commemorates the occasion with food, poetry, music, family,...
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Inspiration Everywhere – Labyrinth

With hundreds of custom carpet designs to choose from this week, we want to highlight a versatile yet one-of-a-kind 8’ x 10’ carpet from our Architectural Collection, Labyrinth. Continue reading to...
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Antique Spotlight – Antique Sofreh Flat Weave Kilim Saddle Blanket

One excellent advantage of shopping with Orley Shabahag is having the chance to peruse our immense collection, which includes contemporary, transitional, and antique Persian carpets that are one-of-a-kind. In this...
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How to Identify Hand-made Carpets

We frequently hear questions along the lines of: “How can I be sure of the quality of a hand-made carpet? Is this carpet even hand-made?” These are exactly the questions...