Antique Qashqai

Shiraz has been known for centuries as the city of roses, which is reflected in the motifs of many of the carpets. However, the most common motif, and one by which the carpets may be identified, is the diamond-shaped lozenge by itself in the centre of the carpet or repeated along the length twice or […]

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Antique Kashan – Motachem

Antique Persian Kashan Carpet

 Motachem,  Kashan- Iran   19th Century   1.90 x 1.35m Motachem was a highly regarded designer of Kashan at the end of the last century. According to Persian Carpet specialists, all the fine Kashan carpets from that period are Motachem rugs. In this beautiful rug the choice of motifs and colouring give the decoration a […]

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Current Exhibitions

Exhibition One -Darwin Exhibition and Sale This Sat 28th, Sun 29th and Mon 30th  June. Open 10 am to 5 pm each day. Double Tree Hilton at 116 The Esplanade Darwin. Contact Zahid on 0407 995 800 for more info. If you’re in Darwin or missed us last time, come and pay us a visit. […]

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Darwin Exhibition & Sale

The Persian Carpet Gallery is holding an Exhibition & Sale this weekend in the Double Tree Hilton at 116 The Esplanade Darwin. This exhibition will run this Saturday the 29th March to Monday the 31st of March. Doors open 10am to 5pm all 3 days. If you’re in Darwin come and pay us a visit.

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PCG Perth has moved

The Persian Carpet Gallery in Perth has relocated to new digs at; 2/174 Stirling Hwy Nedlands It is just down the road and we have the same phone number as before. See the map here. So if you are in Perth and need some art for your floor drop in to our new shop to […]

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Persian Rug Auction News

Precious carpets belonging to the Safavid era in New York Auction A very old and precious Persian carpet that once belonged to an American billionaire, and supposed to cost five million pounds, is to be offered at auction.   British newspaper “Daily Mail” reports that for those interested in interior decorating and home luxuries, anything […]

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What to look for in a Persian Rug

Five questions to ask a dealer 1. Where was the carpet made? Quite a few countries throughout Asia and the Middle East manufacture handmade rugs and carpets nowadays and each have their own distinctive style. However some regions now copy, reproduce or make rugs in the Persian style, and while they look like genuine Persian […]

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Hadji Jalili Tabriz 19th Century

Hadji Jalili was a well known master craftsman from Marand, a small town near Tabriz, Iran. This is a superfine prayer rug and has approximately 900,000 knots per square metre. The mehrab has a rust background, its vault being supported by two graceful columns. Both, at the top and at the base of the panels, […]

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Why Buy a Persian carpet?

Why Buy a Persian carpet? Here’s why…. A persian, or Oriental, rug is a work of art for your floor that will last much longer than conventional wall to wall carpeting, protect your valuable tile or wooden flooring and act as a focal point for interior decor. A Persian or Oriental rug will last so […]

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