The Persian carpet has been long known for its artistic magnificence. The element of luxury with which Oriental carpets are associated today provides a marked contrast with its humble beginning among the nomadic tribes that at one time wandered the great expanse of Persia in search of their livelihood.
When we, the Bagheri family, first journeyed from Tehran to Asia, it wasn’t merely to trade in hand knotted carpets and rugs, but to showcase the largest handmade oriental carpet and rug collections in the region, with unrivalled range and variety. But that’s not all. Generations of our family have meticulously woven a priceless tapestry of our own. One of closely knit relationships with the most famous master weavers and renowned workshops, producing the most exquisite traditional Persian carpets as well as the most fashionable contemporary carpets in vogue. These invaluable ties benefit our clients in terms of unquestionable quality and authenticity, value and choice of size, color, shape; material and styles.
We travel the far flung borders of hand knotted carpet producers worldwide to acquire the best carpet collections at source, be they Modern, Tribal, Kilim, Renaissance, Silk, Antique & Collectable, City Master Weave; as well as exclusive customized modern carpets uniquely designed for a particular client.
The Orientalist has been continually adding to its range, which includes rare and irreplaceable antiques, Persian silks, as well as contemporary hand-woven pieces from throughout the region. It has exclusive global distribution rights to the work of many famous producers of the region, including Persian masters such as Masoumi and Rajabian. It also deals in world-renowned contemporary designers such as Haynes Robinson, Jan Kath and Kelly Hoppen; and in top brands such as Nourison and Rennaissance. Boasting exclusive global distribution rights to the work of famous producers and Persian masters such as Masoumi and Rajabian, the Orientalist is the mark of true excellence in hand knotted carpets.
Our hands on selection process of choosing directly at source from master weavers and renowned workshops mean we can guarantee every carpet at The Orientalist is of unquestionable authenticity; Building a reputation for quality, value and service that is second to none. What’s more, many renowned hotels and resorts in and around Asia owe their exceptional styles in part to some striking Orientalist pieces.
At the Orientalist, we see in our hand knotted carpets more than just beauty and utility. Because locked in each and every knot is the patience, perseverance and passion of the carpet weaver, using all her skill, creativity and expression to create an enduring work of art.