Category Archives: Expensive Handmade Rugs

The most expensive carpet ever sold – $43.8m Sotheby’s sale

Persian and Oriental rugs are, by nature, expensive and treasured items. While many do not appreciate, or have the knowledge to appreciate the intricate artwork involved in the creation of Persian rugs; the workmanship and hours that go in to … Continue reading

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Any colour, any shape, any size: Persian & Oriental rug sourcing at Little-Persia

Recently we were approached by the Faculty of Advocates, a body of law firms operating from the Old Parliament building in Edinburgh, about sourcing a massive rug for their ‘reading room’. At Little-Persia we have Scotland’s, and one of the … Continue reading

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World Record Suzani Sold At Auction

On the 25th May, 2013 a Suzani was sold at auction for €115,000, smashing its estimate of €29,000 and breaking the World Record for the most expensive Suzani ever sold. While nowhere near the levels of the hand-knotted rugs of … Continue reading

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