Barberini Tapestries Reborn from the Ashes

Barberini Tapestries Shine Again. Pristinely 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 […]

Nazmiyal’s Rare Antique Rug from the James Ballard Collection

Nazmiyal’s Rare 18th Century Turkish Rug from Renowned Carpet Scholar, James Ballard. James Ballard was one of America’s first and foremost carpet scholars and collectors, acquiring over 300 carpets throughout his career. Gathered from around the world due to his extensive traveling,  his collection of antique rugs ranged from the 15th to 18th century. In 1922 he donated 126 carpets […]

10 Versailles-Inspired Savonnerie and Aubusson Antique Rugs

10 Opulent Savonnerie and Aubusson Antique Rugs to Enhance any Interior’s Elegance The French interiors inside the palace of Versailles throughout the reign of Louis XIV were legendarily responsible for the birth of Rococo Art. Marked by brilliance and splendor, the Savonnerie and Aubusson Antique Rugs throughout the palace exuded supreme grandeur and self confidence, […]

10 Beautifully Blue Rugs

Whether it’s in the details, or creating a sea-like effect, here are ten antique blue rugs to cool down any room… The serenity of blue can give a room a wonderful sense of calm, and the use of blue rugs is a beautiful way to incorporate this aqua color. Here are ten carpets with various amounts and […]

Celebrating the Reissue of The Persian Carpet by A. Cecil Edwards!

A. Cecil Edwards’ The Persian Carpet has been reprinted! Available as of today, this classic reference book is as informative as it is historical. Explore a century of Persian rugs woven in Persia throughout this magnificent book, great for students, collectors and decorators alike. This superb reference book has been reprinted in North America in celebration of […]

Antique Carpets Reminiscient of Rococo Paintings

Three Antique Carpets from the Nazmiyal collection reminiscent of highlights from The Morgan Library’s latest exhibition, Treasures from the National Museum of Sweden. The following are three exquisite antique carpets from Nazmiyal’s collection inspired by three highlights from The Morgan Library’s latest exhibition of Rococo works, up through May 14th, 2017. The subtle pairings of palette […]