Tag Archives: antique rugs

Expanded Tips for Buying Rugs Abroad

When Grant Martin of Gadling asked me if I would be interested in doing a short video interview about tips for rug buying abroad, I jumped on it.  How cool, I thought, and started writing up some points I could … Continue reading

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Inspirational Film | Gabbeh (1997)

Beyond the physical labor that is put into weaving a rug, is the story that is told through the art.  This film, while not a documentary, does document both of these aspects of rug making, interweaving the processes and materials … Continue reading

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Inspirational Film | People of the Wind (1976)

In my quest to learn as much as I could about the rug world, I came across this 1976 documentary of the Babadi, a branch of the Bakhtiari tribe in Iran.  Narrated by Jaffar Qoli, Kalantar (chief) of the Babadi … Continue reading

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