Saturday, July 18, 2009

Safavieh Rugs - America's Magnificent Carpets Award Winner

Safavieh is a leading manufacturer and importer of fine rugs. Established in 1914 in the capital of Persian weaving masters, the company today brings three generations of knowledge and experience to its award-winning collections. In the United States since 1978, Safavieh has been a pioneer in the creation of high quality hand-made rugs, a trend that revolutionized the rug business in America. Its collections range from the finest antique and historical reproductions to the most fashion-forward contemporary and designer rugs. is proud to feature Safavieh Rugs collections at our rug store.

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SAFAVIEH - The Anatolia Collection

Anatolia Collection brings old world sophistication and quality in new tufted rugs. This collection captures the authentic look and feel of the decorative rugs made in the late 19th century in this region. Hand spun wool and an ancient pot dying technique together with a densely woven thick pile, gives Anatolia rugs their authentic finish.

SAFAVIEH The Antiquities Collection

The elegant designs and rich colors of these rugs are inspired from 19th century antique Persian rugs. A special herbal wash gives these rugs their luster and an aged patina.

This collection is hand tufted in India of 100% hand-spun premium wool.

SAFAVIEH Bergama Collection

The Bergama Collection includes beautiful reproductions which are hand-tufted to create the same symmetrical knots used in the antique rugs in Safavieh’s private archival collection of Peshawar rugs. Made in India, the pure wool rugs in this collection recreate the design and quality of Peshawars made for the top end of the market to a broader base of customers with superior hand tufted quality.

The Bohemian Collection

Safavieh’s Bohemian Collection is all-organic, with exquisitely fine jute pile woven onto a cotton warp and weft, and an earthy natural color palette. The high quality jute chosen for our Bohemian rugs is biodegradable and recyclable, with an innate sheen because it is harvested only from Cannabis Sativa (commonly known as the “true hemp” plant), a quickly renewable resource that excels in length, durability, anti-mildew and antimicrobial properties.
Safavieh brings fashion excitement to the eco-friendly rug category with the Bohemian collection’s unique patterns, ribbed textures and remarkable hand. The rugs are washed to soften the yarn, and then brushed to an even more lustrous sheen

SAFAVIEH Chelsea Collection

100% Pure Virgin Wool, Pile.
Early American Country Designs.
13 Sizes include runners and round.

100% pure virgin wool pile, hand-hooked to a durable cotton backing. American Country and turn-of-the-century European designs. This collection is handmade in China exclusively for Safavieh.

SAFAVIEH Classic Collection

In creating the Classic Collection, careful attention to each critical element of design, material, color, and workmanship was painstakingly undertaken to meet Safavieh's award winning standards. Some of the finest Persian and European exemplary designs are reinterpreted in the Classic Collection. The use of 100% pure premium wool and a luster wash gives the pile a plush, soft feel. Hand-tufted. Made in India.

SAFAVIEH Courtyard Collection

Safavieh takes classic beauty outside of the home with the launch of their Courtyard Collection. Made in Belgium with enhanced polypropylene for extra durability, these rugs are suitable for anywhere inside or outside of the house. To achieve more intricate and elaborate details in the designs, Safavieh used a specially-developed sisal weave.

SAFAVIEH Dynasty Collection

A new collection of classic designs, the Dynasty Collection rugs are all 100% wool and hand-knotted.

SAFAVIEH Empire Collection

The Empire Collection, with its rich colors and floral motifs, evokes classic European rugs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection is hand-tufted of 100% wool, hand-carved and washed to achieve a beautiful sheen.

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Imperial Rugs Launches with

Imperial Rugs Inc. a new rug company with factories based in India launches with

Imperial Rugs Inc. states its mission as below -

Imperial Rugs, where creativity and tradition meets today’s styles and concepts, has been catering to the needs of the American rug market for decades. Echoing with the theme of perfection and tradition, Imperial Rugs showcases a perfect blend of the old techniques with the cutting edge technology to bring excellence in designs and quality to the market. is glad to feature Imperial Rugs with all of its collections.We also take custom orders for Imperial Rugs designs, Imperial Rugs custom order program is exclusively available at Nilima Rugs. For more information call 1-800-704-0692.

Imperial Rugs Collections Available at are -

American Home Collection
The American home collection is a perfect blend of tradition ans style. Hand-tufted from high quality New Zealand wool, the floral and contemporary patterns co-ordinate both with a dynamic color scheme and an ethic inspired home. The superior quality in term of the wool and coloring system and a ethnic inspired home. The superior quality in terms of the word and coloring system adapted to create these rugs translates the wool into a woven masterpiece.

This collection stands at the opposite end of the spectrum of the Celtic Collection Filled with a variety of contemporary patterns, this collection suits many decors with its up-to-date styling. The main efforts have been to create a rug that can be a part for a living space filled with dynamic colors and patterns. This collection would be an additive to the energy and zest of every home Brand: Imperial Rugs

Imperial Rugs Celtic
This collection stands at the opposite end of the spectrum of the Celtic Collection Filled with a variety of contemporary patterns, this collection suits many decors with its up-to-date styling. The main efforts have been to create a rug that can be a part for a living space filled with dynamic colors and patterns. This collection would be an auditive to the energy and zest of every home.

The Lhasa Collection gets its inspiration from the Tibetan weave. Hand knotted in India using Hand Carded the finest wool, the superior sheen, softness traditional craftsmanship and contemporary style woven using traditional Tibetan techniques makes this selection of rugs to be a perfect fit for both contemporary and traditional living. Simple floral patterns, almost hidden within the weave, with muted accents, soft shades and neutral earth tones, are the main visual characteristics of this series.

Imperial Rugs Neos
The Neos Collection, in simple terms meaning "new", is the newest line of rugs at Imperial. This collection comprise of rugs constructed using the looped pile and differential looped pile technique. The use of subtle colors and relaxed patterns is perfect for a home showcasing pastel, plain colors with a hint of today's fashion statements. The hand carving done on the contemporary patterns will fit perfect in an urban lifestyle.

Imperial Rugs Oslo
The Oslo collection is a variety of transitional patterns using pleasing neutral colors. These simple yet sophisticated pieces are Hand-Loomed from the finest craftsmen in India using 100% wool. The subtle floral patterns and motifs carry a look higher end hand knotted pieces.

Imperial Rugs Serene
The Serene Collection shares a space with the elite due to the traditional patterns and silk highlighted accents. Created to suit the needs of a sophisticated urban life style, this collection would definitely fill a niche for spaces that need a more decorative, royal touch Created using high density hand spun wool the unique feel and touch aspect of these rugs cannot go unnoticed.

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