Nazmiyal Antique Rugs and Vintage Carpet Blog

Hamptons Style: 10 Tips to Make Your Home Feel Like a Chic Beach Retreat

Hamptons Style by Nazmiyal

Hamptons Beach Style by Nazmiyal Collection Hamptons Beach Style -- Happy Memorial Day Weekend from Nazmiyal Collection! We hope that many of you will be celebrating the warmer days with friends. Nothing beats a seashore retreat for Memorial Day weekend, but … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429

Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on its aesthetic beauty, … Continue reading

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Art Review: Andy Warhol’s Soup Cans at MoMA

Andy Warhol "Soup Cans" at MoMA

Andy Warhol's Soup Cans at MoMA, On View Now Through Oct. 18, 2015 In 1962, a commercial illustrator and an aspiring artist named Andy Warhol held his first solo painting exhibition at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles. Today, that exhibition … Continue reading

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Moroccan Berber Tribes: Rug Making History & Traditions

Moroccan Berber Women

The History of Moroccan Berber Carpet Weaving Moroccan Berber Carpet Weaving History -- The Berber people of North Africa have a long and illustrious tradition of making fine hand-woven rugs and carpets. The Berbers, who also call themselves Amazigh, or Imazighen in … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold, by Picasso

Women of Algiers (Version O) by Picasso

Picasso Painting Breaks Record for Most Expensive Artwork Sold -- The art world achieved a new record on Monday night, as the painting Women of Algiers (Version O) by Pablo Picasso sold at Auction for $179 million at Christie's in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Garden of Paradise Persian Carpet 48340

Detail of Field, Antique Garden of Paradise Persian Carpet 48340

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Garden of Paradise Persian Carpet 48340 Antique Garden of Paradise Persian Carpet -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Lovely Vintage Art Nouveau Rug by Wilton 48330

Vintage Art Nouveau Wilton Carpet 48330

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Art Nouveau Rug by Wilton Vintage Art Nouveau Rug by Wilton -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug 48342

Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug 48342

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Malayer Runner Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug-- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on its aesthetic beauty, … Continue reading

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The Home of Tomorrow: History of Mid Century Modern Design

Nazmiyal Mid Century Modern Design

Mid Century Modern Design: The Future is Now Mid Century Modern Design -- When interior designers refer to "Mid Century Modern" design, they are referring to an aesthetic style based around the idea of streamlining everyday life using technology that was … Continue reading

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Persian Art: Farmanfarmaian Holds Solo Exhibition in NYC

Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian inspects the installation of one of her mirrored artworks at the Guggenhim Museum in NYC.

“I was a pretty Persian rug, an exotic find, so people invited me to things”  - Farmanfarmaian on her popularity in post-war American artists' circles. Persian Art Exhibit at Guggenheim Museum -- Persian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian, now over 90 years old, … Continue reading

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