Antique Tribal Persian Baluch rug Nazmiyal

Buying My First Antique Rug

The Story Of My First Antique Rug Purchase Guest Blog By: Raven Ziegler Coming to the NYC area in 2008 after 20 years of pursuing art and metaphysical studies around the world, I was back in old territory. While exploring the landscape I noticed these large tent sales with the 80% off signs. I bought […]

The Saithwaite Family, Islamic Carpets in Paintings, Nazmiyal Collection

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs: The most iconic Islamic art form and cultural tradition. Carpet weaving is the most iconic art form to come out of islamic societies. This extraordinary tradition is most famous for producing the ‘pile carpet’ also known as the ‘oriental carpet.’ And so,  predominantly you will find the most sophisticated islamic […]

Florine Stettheimer, Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry: Contemplating the rugs in the Jewish Museum’s new buzzing exhibition. The Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition, Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry is bursting with insight into early 20th century decadence and interior design. Born into a wealthy Jewish family, Florine was immersed in luxury interiors, so it is no surprise that her paintings are packed […]

The Nazmiyal Collection's Mystery Rug!

Mystery Rug to be Discovered

The Mystery Rug that has captured out curiosity. Covered in what we believe to be Poppies, The Nazmiyal Collection has acquired a mystery rug of incomparable beauty that is without identity… There are numerous factors that make this rug an invaluable mystery to us. For one, we know it was likely made on a horizontal […]

Antique Barberini Tapestries

Barberini Tapestries Reborn from the Ashes

Barberini Tapestries Shine Again Beautifully restored from severe damage caused by a fire, the Barberini tapestries made their big debut yesterday evening at the fourth largest Christian church in the world. And the Nazmiyal team was ever grateful to witness it. Reaching nearly 16 feet in height, the restoration of these woven baroque works of […]