Jozan Magazine rug news

Isfahan – a brief overview of the rug & carpet weaving

Isfahan ( Esfahan ) was called Key during Akhamenid era and Fereydun Shahr was a fertile and glorious land called Partica in those times. by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company Isfahan has always been an important city of Persia; being the capital of the country for several times or … read more

Nain carpets by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini

Nain rugs and carpets by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company 21 June 2005 History books don’t say anything about Naein rugs although the city itself, is more than 3000 years old. Till 60 years ago Naein was famous for it’s ‘ABA’ (mantle). As the Iranians’ taste of clothes changed, … read more

Preview Bruun Rasmussen rug auction 14 June 2005

Bruun Rasmussen International auction 14 June 2005 at 1 pm includes 146 Oriental rugs and carpets.Visiting the auction I was so lucky to “catch” Henrik Schleppegrell – Bruun Rasmussen’ expert on Oriental rugs and carpets. We had a pleasant conversation on Oriental rugs in general and about the selection of … read more

Robert Pinner Lectures 11-12 June 2005

To coincide with the fair 2005 the Hali Fair has announced a programme of lectures in memory of Robert Pinner. The lectures include: Saturday 11 June: 1.45 Opening by Daniel Shaffer, Executive Editor of Hali 2.00 James Reid: Magic Feathers. Textile Art from Ancient Peru 3.00 Stefano Ionescu: The Saxon … read more