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Dealers’ Fair preview

The Dealers’ Fair at the International Conference on Oriental Carpets 16-19 June 2011 will include a lot of highly collectable rugs and textiles from various antique rug dealers. This preview shows a small fraction of the items on display at the fair. Location and more information: ICOC Stockholm, Sweden

Bakhtiari photos

Photos by Sadegh Miri and Lars Nygaard – from a travel in 1998 The Bakhtiaries and the landscape Lars N Nygaard, Oslo, Norway – President of the Norwegian Art and Antique Dealers Association Lars N Nygaard Orientalske Tepper

Bakhtiari – travelling in Iran 1998

by Lars N Nygaard, photos by Sadegh Miri and Lars Nygaard The next morning we left Esfahan at 5.30 and with our Nissan Patrol stuffed full with gear, we drove westward towards the mountains. There was hardly any traffic at this hour, when we left the urbanization. We headed towards … read more

Buying rugs in Turkey – Rah Rah “Kilims”

Perhaps you have been in Turkey as a tourist and visited rug shops to find a collectable rug to bring home as a souvenir. Most rug shops have a large inventory of both new Turkish pile rugs and flatweaves but a real collectable rug seems hard to find for the … read more