Interior Design and Antique Rug Blogs


Weaver Spotlight: Ingegerd Silow

Nazmiyal Vintage Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow 48194. Left: Scandinavian Interior

Learn More About Master Scandinavian Weaver Ingegerd Silow Ingegerd Silow -- Ingegerd Silow was an internationally known Swedish artist, designer and master weaver. Born in Stockholm in 1916, she is one of the most illustrious designers and weavers from the mid-20th … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Spanish Carpet 48554

Nazmiyal | Antique Spanish Carpet with Celestial Design 48554

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Stunning Antique Spanish Carpet with a Celestial Design. Antique Spanish Carpet --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Antique Rug Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select … Continue reading

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Swedish Scandinavian Folk Art Traditions and Common Motifs

Nazmiyal Vintage Scandinavian Swedish Kilim 48336

History of Scandinavian and Swedish Folk Art Traditions Swedish Scandinavian Folk Art -- Folk art is as old as human civilization. Created by untrained artists for decorative and symbolic purposes, folk art gives an insight into the local culture and traditions of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Ghashgai Rug with Tribal Design

Antique Persian Ghashgai Rug 50269 Nazmiyal

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Gorgeous Tribal Ghashgai Rug from Persia. Antique Ghashgai Rug --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Antique Rug Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Meaning in Antique Carpets

Nazmiyal Antique Persian Tree of Life Rascht Embroidery 45527

The Meaning of the "Tree of Life" Design Motif in Antique Rugs Tree of Life Meaning -- The “Tree of Life” is a popular motif in oriental carpets, pottery and other decorative items. Since the symbol is found in many different cultures around the … Continue reading

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See Frida Kahlo’s Garden Recreated at the NY Botanical Gardens

View of Frida Kahlo Exhibit at NY Botanical Gardens | Nazmiyal

Exhibition Spotlight: Frida Kahlo at the New York Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn Frida Kahlo -- Frida Kahlo once said, "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.” No wonder the iconic 20th … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Lovely Deco Rug by French Artist Jacques Borker

French Art Deco Rug by Jacques Borker 48548 Nazmiyal

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Beautiful French Rug by Artist Jacques Borker. Jacques Borker Rug --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Antique Rug Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select … Continue reading

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San Francisco Loves Antique Rugs and Vintage Carpets

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San Francisco: Why the Bay Area Can't Get Enough of Antique Rugs! San Francisco -- From the brightly painted Victorian row houses that line the city's streets, to its trolley cars and famous Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Carpet 47117

Antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan Carpet 47117

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Elegant Antique Carpet by Master Weaver Mohtashem of Kashan. Mohtashem Kashan Carpet --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Antique Rug Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select … Continue reading

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From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at MoMA

Horacio Coppola. Calle Corrientes esquina Reconquista (Calle Corrientes at the Corner of Reconquista) Nazmiyal

From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA -- The Bauhaus School of Art lasted for only 14 years from 1919 to 1933, but its impacts on modern art and design continues to … Continue reading

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